×
×
homepage logo

Health

University of Utah study examines link between suicide risk, genetics

SALT LAKE CITY — People who suffer from bipolar disorder and are genetically predisposed to post traumatic stress disorder may have a higher risk of dying from suicide, according to a study led by research scientists at the University of Utah. The study investigated risk factors for suicide ...

Dietitian receives national award for solving the dinner dilemma

A Weber High School graduate was recently named a 2021 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.McKenzie Rockwood, a registered dietitian nutritionist, founded Citrus Pear, a healthy ...

5 ways to support your immune system this winter

<strong>Maintain a healthy blood sugar.</strong> Every day, we have three opportunities to improve our immune system and overall health: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Blood sugar is directly related to what you eat. Minimizing added sugars and processed foods are ...

Running brings mental, physical relief to Ogden couple

OGDEN — In 2016, serious health problems due to raging acid reflux sidelined Carlos Espinoza from the aerospace job he enjoyed so much. And that loss, along with physical pain from recent surgeries, sunk him into a deep, dark hole.“It just put me in a whirlwind going down,” Espinoza ...

Rehab center fights for 32 beds, accuses South Ogden City of federal violations

SOUTH OGDEN — South Ogden City and a substance abuse treatment center are jousting in federal court over the legality of the city's refusal to allow the site to expand to 32 beds.Brighton Recovery Center, which moved into a former Benedictine monastery in an upscale neighborhood in 2014, has ...

Weber State to host University National Weightlifting Championships

<em>This information was supplied by <a href="http://www.weber.edu" target="_blank">Weber State University</a>.</em>Weber State University will host more than 350 competitors in its world-class athletics’ facilities during the 2018 ...

Gov. Herbert says he will oppose medical marijuana initiative

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will work to oppose a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state.The Republican governor said in a statement Thursday that he believes the proposal has major flaws and lacks safeguards for the growing and distribution of ...