FARMINGTON — Davis County has proposed a bond issuance of up to $9.5 million to pay for a new medical wing at the jail to deal with growing numbers of inmates suffering from drug addictions or mental health problems.
CLEARFIELD — Amid persistent and growing concerns about the potential dangers of electronic cigarettes, Davis County officials want state leaders to implement stricter measures governing their use.
OGDEN — A former group home worker accused of violently abusing a patient has been deemed ineligible for mental health court and the criminal prosecution against him will proceed.
FARMINGTON — When Lynette Checketts attended a Davis School District symposium on social emotional learning over the summer, she asked herself what she could do to support the effort.
OGDEN — Kaycee Scott lost her kids, her house and her car.
OGDEN — Incident reports filed by Weber County Jail corrections officers and nurses detail the symptomatic decline of arrestee Eric Gavin and the efforts they made to save his life after he collapsed from a drug overdose.
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have a “very strong culprit.”
OGDEN — St. Joseph ninth grader Mercedes Randhahn can perform under pressure.
CENTERVILLE — Stephanie Arceneaux’s eyes brim with tears as she opens a foam cooler on a picnic table outside the Centerville In-N-Out Burger.
Office workers bemoan driving home in the dark. Night owls relish the chance to sleep in. As clocks tick toward the end of daylight saving time, many sleep scientists and circadian biologists are pushing for a permanent ban because of potential ill effects on human health.
Former Weber State University football star Trevyn Smith’s July 4 death in the Salt Lake County Jail has been ruled a suicide.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health is seeking applicants to operate medical marijuana pharmacies in the state.
SALT LAKE CITY — Jeffrey Manzanares started vaping nicotine two years ago because he thought it would be a safe way to quit smoking. Instead, it almost killed him.
SALT LAKE CITY — As Utah prepares to launch its medical marijuana program next year, residents who want to use the drug in the meantime are encountering skeptical doctors and the quandary of where to get the plant.
OGDEN — In an effort to comply with new state law, Ogden City has revamped its zoning and signage ordinances to allow medical marijuana cultivation facilities and pharmacies to set up shop in the city.
OGDEN — If you bring cute dogs, they will come.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah health officials say the number of cases of lung damage linked to vaping is up to 98, with 15 more potential cases being investigated.
CARLSBAD, Calif. — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun.
FARMINGTON — Davis County has appealed a judge’s ruling that said a jail nurse was deliberately indifferent to the medical care of an inmate who bled to death after a fall.
OGDEN — Weber State students will get a chance to pause and take a breath Tuesday at the school’s Mental Health Day event.
OGDEN — In an effort to meet increasing student need for mental health support, Weber State University will continue to offer students, faculty and staff free access to digital mental health support for a second year.
LAYTON — Layton City is considering zoning changes to clear the way for medical marijuana cultivation and production.
OGDEN — Mercedes Randhahn was playing in a soccer game when her mom got the call that Randhahn had made it to the top 30 in the Broadcom MASTERS, a national science competition for middle school students.
KAYSVILLE — Trishelle Duncan was diagnosed with epilepsy three years ago. As a result of the diagnosis, she is not able to drive.
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OGDEN — For seven years, Jennifer Barsell’s home was an old Toyota Corolla.
OGDEN — Several young moms attending Two Rivers, Weber School District’s alternative high school are the first young parents to have access to the school’s new child care program, which launched at the beginning of this school year.
Residents of Weber County are invited to attend any of the flu clinics Weber-Morgan Health Department will be holding at dozens of schools this fall.
Just over five years ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement urging school districts to push back school start times for junior high and high schools to 8:30 a.m., at the earliest.
SALT LAKE CITY — An attorney representing Davis County says a federal judge’s “misapprehension of the facts” has opened the county to civil liability in a jail inmate’s death.
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OGDEN — Flu season is rapidly approaching. Flu cases tend to rise in October and November and peak December through February, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Wasatch Mental Health’s American Fork clinic didn’t think it had any clients who spoke Spanish. Then it hired someone who knew the language, and the people started rolling in.
DAVIS COUNTY — A partnership of health organizations in Davis County started holding an annual mental health screening event for junior high and high school students two years ago.
OGDEN — Teachers and day care staff in Weber and Morgan counties will be required to provide documentation that they have received the immunizations recommended for adults, starting fall 2020.
FARMINGTON — Davis County would run a program to restore emission controls on illegally modified pickup trucks under terms of an agreement that hinges on the outcome of an air pollution lawsuit against the “Diesel Brothers” of reality TV fame.
SALT LAKE CITY — A judge ruled Monday a Davis County Jail nurse was deliberately indifferent to the medical care of Heather Miller, who fell from a top bunk and died a few hours later of massive internal bleeding.
Lt. Gov.Spencer Cox was joined Monday by local leaders from the business and faith communities to announce an unprecedented private match of state funds for suicide prevention.
A partnership of public agencies and other organizations in Davis County is sponsoring free mental health screenings for youth in grades 7-12 at various appointment times in the evening on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Viewmont High School, 120 W. 1000 North.
HARRISVILLE — Officials in the city of Harrisville are contemplating growth via annexation of Weber Industrial Park, measuring about 400 acres and containing more than 50 businesses.
ROY — Concerned about higher alcohol use among Roy students, a coalition of officials, parents and others have created a video campaign aimed at preventing underage drinking.
OGDEN — Ryan Arbon showed visitors some snapshots he took of the new Dallas County Jail medical wing in Texas.
OGDEN — Cecy Wells gave birth by Cesarean section two years ago in Ogden, when she was 30 years old. During her recovery in the hospital, she had significant chest pain.
OGDEN — The sprinkler system was shot, but that’s not a high-priority problem when you’re running a domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center.
OGDEN — Weber State University is expanding its support for students and other members of the Weber State community who are food insecure.
CLEARFIELD — Families often end up at the Clearfield location of Lice Clinics of America after parents have made multiple attempts to rid their children of lice.
FARMINGTON — In a nondescript converted dental suite, therapists and counselors toil to help break the region’s cycle of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Local sexual assault nurse examiners are criticizing do-it-yourself rape kits, which promise buyers a confidential way to collect and preserve evidence of the crimes they endured.
OGDEN — For six days, Gina Vodopich and her son thought his illness was something common.
Sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise for at least the fifth year in a row, according to information from the Utah County Health Department.