Health

Weber County diesel emissions testing program approved by health board

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The measure is meant to help improve air quality in Weber County, particularly during winter...

Courts

Utah judge OKs lawsuit over delayed defendant treatment, hospital crowding

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The Disability Law Center is suing in U.S. District Court, saying defendants’ rights are violated by waiting six months or more for treatment to restore their mental competency so they can stand trial.


Environment

Weber County diesel emissions testing program approved by health board

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The measure is meant to help improve air quality in Weber County, particularly during winter inversions and summer ozone events.


Government

Utah 1st Congressional candidates speak on plans to solve opioid epidemic

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What do Rob Bishop and Peter Clemens think about the opioid epidemic — and what Utah lawmakers are receiving money from a powerful pro-opioid manufacturer’s lobby? A look at what the candidates said in Utah’s 1st Congressional race.


Health

Harvard professor: 'It is natural and normal to be physically lazy'

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Imagine you’ve set your alarm to go for an early-morning run before work. But when it goes off at 6, the embrace of your warm, cozy bed is too enticing and you never make it out the door. Or perhaps you’ve packed exercise clothes with plans to hit a spin class after work. But then the...


Health

Reiki: A hands-off, hands-on alternative therapy

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Practice aims to balance life force of body.


Environment

Public hearing draws supporters of Weber County diesel emissions testing

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A public hearing on a proposed diesel emissions testing rule for Weber County saw modest attendance Wednesday, mostly turning up citizens voicing support of the measure. Of the 18 commenters at the hearing, 15 spoke in favor of testing diesel vehicles to help improve the county’s air...


Local

Ogden Ace: Eating healthy can change your life

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With farmers markets in full swing, now is the perfect time to fill your prescription with the best possible natural medicine: food.


Health

Utah follows sad national trend of white women dying faster, earlier than 1999

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A recent Washington Post report shows white middle-aged women are dying at faster rates than they did less than two decades ago. See which Utah counties are following that trend.


Health

8 local nursing homes fined after state inspectors find deficiencies

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Inspection reports posted on the government’s Medicare website show problems in local centers ranging from unpalatable, unsanitary food and filthy conditions to potentially life-threatening medication errors and failure to prevent patients with dementia from wandering away.


Opinion

You should always double check your insurance

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Playing phone quest with the insurance company actually paid off.


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