Lifestyle

Celebrate flip-flops, kites, friends — any day can be a holiday

TX Holidays

Summer is a fun time of year, but sometimes we don’t quite know how to spend all our free days. Unique and amusing national “holidays”— most of which aren’t very well...

Recreation

Four Utah national parks on air pollution list

An analysis by the National Parks Conservation Association says all 48 national parks with the greatest Clean Air Act protections are plagued by significant air...


Recreation

Back-country horsemen teach trail best practices

Iconically, the American cowboy stands for hard work, courage, and individuality — someone who quietly does his duty to make life better. Weber and Davis...


Hers

Here's a bucket list to make a child's summer linger

Summer slips away as quickly as those fading July fireworks and all too soon, the march back to school is in full swing. But before kids everywhere start loading...


Recreation

State Parks issues water level and boat ramp reports

Water levels at some Utah lakes and reservoirs have decreased, but boat ramps remain open with very few boat launch restrictions in place. In response to...


Hers

A 20-year 'plan' comes to fruition

I usually give a wide berth to plants with variegated foliage, thinking the bling of yellows and silvers amid the green soon can go from novelty to cloying excess....




Hers

Jazz up the campout with a s'morgasbord

The idea for a “s'morgasbord” came while our family was roasting marshmallows in my brother's outdoor fireplace. My daughter had brought Cookies 'n'...


Hers

For gardeners, cleanliness is next to ... impossible

Gardening is good for the physique. It helps to tone the arms and trim the midsection. At the end of a day in the garden your skin might even glow. How bad can...


Health

Medicare and Medicaid mark a milestone

Only weeks after Obamacare survived a Supreme Court challenge, Medicare and Medicaid mark a significant milestone: July 30 will be the 50th anniversary of the law...


Health

Study links dementia risk, TV habits

It turns out that too much TV might damage your brain and also raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease — and that the effects could show up...


Health

Taking a statin after age 40 seems like a good bet, says study

If you’re over the age of 40, taking a statin on a daily basis to prevent heart disease may be cost effective and worth the very small risk of side effects....


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