Health

University of Utah study shows cannabis extract decreases seizures in children

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A new study from the University of Utah has yielded positive results from testing the affects of...

Food

Poor temperature control, personal hygiene turn up in Utah food inspections

Food retailers are assessed based on five risk factors: Food from unsafe sources, improper temperature control, Inadequate cooking, poor personal hygiene, and contaminated equipment or poor protection from contamination.


Health

Northern Utah Prescription Drug Take-Back Day 2016 drop-off locations

The Drug Enforcement Administration is teaming up northern Utah police departments to host the semiannual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at various locations in northern Utah.


Health

University of Utah study shows cannabis extract decreases seizures in children

A new study from the University of Utah has yielded positive results from testing the affects of cannabis extract on children with epilepsy. Results show a 40 percent decrease in the frequency and severity of seizures.


Food

Food freedom movement clashes with public health fears

A legislative committee this year killed the proposed Food Freedom Act, saying it went too far. But state Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, who chaired the committee that heard the bill, said food freedom legislation will be back in 2017. Backers say millennials, urban homesteaders and home kitchen...


Food

Northern Utah restaurant inspection reports play hard to get

The Weber-Morgan Health Department posts only basic reports on restaurants under critical violation enforcement, while the Davis County and Bear River departments promise complete reports, but many are not available on the internet at the moment.


Food

Meat inspection records show major violations at two Utah shops

Rust and slaughter residue, deteriorating walls and dead flies in light fixtures were found at two Box Elder slaughter shops last year but more than 40 such shops exist in Utah and don’t show major issues during inspection.


Health

Clearfield teacher, 2-time kidney transplant recipient grateful for every day

Nineteen years, three kids, one wife, two college degrees — the spoils of thankful two-time liver transplant recipient Rick Lilly, a Clearfield High teacher and instructor at Weber State University. April is National Donate Life Month.


Health

Intermountain to share vision for new Layton hospital at Thursday open house

A groundbreaking and open house will take place Thursday, April 14 for the new Intermountain Healthcare Layton Hospital. Both events are at 201 West Layton Parkway, west of I-15 and east of the corner of Layton Parkway and Flint Street.


Health

Treatment process begins after hep C outbreak at McKay-Dee, Davis hospitals

Among remaining questions are how much hospitals will cover for victims’ treatments and whether the hospitals will face regulatory or legal consequences.


News

Utah's new abortion anesthesia law has doctor confused, outraged

Though she never thought she’d be asking a politician for medical advice.


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