Health

Smirking drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

Drug Price Hikes Shkreli

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a...

Sports

Parents debate risks for sons as football concussion awareness deepens

The percentage is staggering of former NFL players who have tested positive for the brain disease known as CTE. Parents in Utah shared their thoughts.


News

Adaptive sports program teaches much more than just skiing

People with autism and other disabilities flourish with new life skills learned in the program.


Health

Wear Red Day urges women not to ignore sometimes subtle heart attack symptoms

  The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association is working to raise awareness for the fact that heart disease and stroke kill one-in-three women.


Lifestyle

First dive into water aerobics turns out to be better workout than expected

Standard-Examiner correspondent Dana Rimington shares the story of her first water aerobics class.


News

Wear red on Friday to raise awareness for heart disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  Friday, Feb. 5, is National Wear Red Day — which strives to raise awareness to that chilling fact.  According to the American Heart Association, the awareness day is in...


Health

Volunteers help inner-city Ogden get free health services

The two-day health clinic was organized by THRIVE, a full-time volunteer organization run by college-aged members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Government

Readers react to Weber officials opposing Utah medical marijuana bills

The legalization of medical marijuana is a hot topic in Utah, especially recently.  Two Senate bills were to be presented on Thursday, Feb. 4, to committees at the Legislature that could legalize medical marijuana in the Beehive State.  RELATED: Weber County Sheriff Thompson...


Government

Weber County Sheriff Thompson speaks out against legal weed

”This legalization effort is being pursued through the most disgusting and devious of ways – by using legitimate, real illness and injury to real people who are desperate to find hope and relief for real medical needs,“ the sheriff says.


Government

Smirking drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted his questioners as “imbeciles.” The brash, 32-year-old entrepreneur...


Health

American Lung Association blasts Utah for poor control of e-cigs among youth

The group says Utah is flunking in efforts to save lives through better control of tobacco products — including the boom in e-cigarettes among teens.


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