This November, Utah voters will decide the fate of Proposition 3, a ballot initiative that would bring the state in line with 33 others (including Washington D.C.) who have fully expanded Medicaid in accordance with the federal Affordable Care Act.
FARMINGTON — Another patient has filed a civil lawsuit against Davis Hospital and Medical Center and a nurse who faces criminal charges for allegedly diverting drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C.
SOUTH OGDEN — Just as demand for its services has doubled in the #MeToo era, a groundbreaking nonprofit group that helps sexual assault victims may lose its home.
FARMINGTON — A 30-year-old man made his first court appearance Wednesday on four felony charges of physically abusing two elderly residents of an assisted living center.
Editor's note: The Utah Nursing Assistant Registry was misidentified in an earlier version of this story. We apologize for the error.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-income people in states that haven’t expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report released Monday amid election debates from Georgia to Utah over coverage for the needy.
Prosecutors and civil liberties groups are calling for more treatment for mentally ill criminal arrestees, with the goal of helping more defendants to recover and avoid lengthy incarceration.
FARMINGTON — Three expert witnesses condemned the medical treatment given Heather Miller, who fell from a Davis County Jail bunk and bled to death internally, court documents show.
OGDEN — A federal judge Thursday rejected a claim that Ogden officers used excessive force in wrestling an agitated man to the floor of the police station, breaking his leg.
WEST HAVEN — Cooper Bacon looked at the giant tow truck and talked about his work.
CLEARFIELD — A certified nursing assistant has been arrested on allegations of physically abusing two elderly residents at a Clearfield assisted living center.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The EPA is pursuing rule changes that experts say would weaken the way radiation exposure is regulated, turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight.
It’s Friday at the bustling Seager Memorial Clinic. Patients pack the waiting room, located in the basement of the Ogden Rescue Mission.
OGDEN — You can get your flu shot without leaving your car Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
OGDEN — Weber State University has renamed its school of nursing in honor of a woman who was instrumental in expanding health care offerings in Ogden in the early 1900s.
OGDEN — Ogden City officials say they don’t know the fate of a proposed hospital facility on 12th Street.
There's a new hospital in the Layton neighborhood.
OGDEN — Community members can learn more about a ballot proposition that would expand Medicaid in Utah at an Ogden town hall Monday.
OGDEN — Instead of going to jail, some intoxicated homeless people picked up by Ogden police now may be dropped off at the Lantern House shelter.
Another human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Box Elder County.
A human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Box Elder County.
OGDEN — A Weber County Jail inmate was being held in the medical unit when he hanged himself in a shower, an investigative report says.
OGDEN — Shane Nye loved to sell motorcycles for a living, but he's no longer very interested in them.
LAYTON — Layton Hospital is just a couple of months away from opening its doors to patients.
Local health departments officially have more authority to regulate vaping shops, with the goal of snuffing out sales to minors.
BOX ELDER COUNTY — Three more mosquito pool samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Box Elder County.
SALT LAKE CITY — There’s an emergency need for blood donors — especially those who have Type O — due to a severe nationwide blood shortage, the American Red Cross says.
That hot lunch delivered to your door? Your health insurer might pick up the tab.
BOX ELDER COUNTY — A mosquito sample from the North Marina in Willard Bay tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Box Elder Mosquito Abatement District said Monday.
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Intermountain Healthcare is looking to cut the United States’ health spending problem by investing millions in a pilot program for disadvantaged communities in Ogden.
OGDEN — McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden will be getting a big upgrade and another Intermountain Healthcare facility, the Herefordshire Clinic in Roy, will be completely rebuilt.
OGDEN — Weber County leaders are planning to file suit against the makers of opioids, hoping to recoup some of the costs the county has incurred in dealing with opioid abuse and addiction.
OGDEN — Savory steaks, chops and roasts are used to anchor the all-American meal, and other animal products play a major supporting role. But whether driven by health or ethical reasons, vegan diets are the rise in the U.S.
It’s time to clear out your medicine cabinets and turn in any leftover prescription drugs you might have.
CLINTON — By the time Camdin Wiberg turns 2 this September, his parents should have a definitive answer as to what’s causing the toddler’s ongoing ailments.
LAYTON — Many families in Utah play a constant balancing act for their autistic children: seeing positive results from providing consistent physical, social and behavioral therapy, and finding ways to pay for it.
LAYTON — At 19 months old, Camdin Wiberg weighs 17 pounds. But this wide-grinned toddler’s zest for life totally overcompensates for his small stature.
OGDEN — As Utah’s largest employer and health care provider undergoes a major restructuring, administrators forecast minimal impacts to Intermountain Healthcare’s employees and services in Weber County.
OGDEN — McKay-Dee Hospital is sugar-free when it comes to soft drinks, flavored waters and sweetened teas sold in its public cafe to health care providers and visitors who drop by for a break.
OGDEN — Blocking access to firearms in the home could be one simple way to reduce Utah’s alarming suicide rate among youth ages 10 to 17.
PLEASANT GROVE — Pleasant Grove, a Utah County city of just under 38,000, is home to the corporate headquarters of doTERRA International, a fast-growing essential oil business founded in 2008 and that reached more than $1 billion in sales by 2015.
OGDEN — The Seager Memorial Clinic, nestled in the basement of the Ogden Rescue Mission, teemed with activity on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 28, with Dr. Marc Johnson right in the thick of it all.
OGDEN — What do electronic cigarettes and chalk art have in common? It seems both can be appealing to teens.
OGDEN — Brad Bennett held high hopes for the brain surgery he underwent Thursday at the University of Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY — According to one Davis County lawmaker, Utah will get “half a cupcake” with the Legislature’s recent approval of partial Medicaid expansion. But that tasty morsel might be stale as a rock by the time federal administrators grant the necessary waivers allowing implementation.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s bad air days due to wintertime inversions typically coincide with the state Legislature’s 45-day session, providing a visual backdrop that underscores the need to take action. But this year’s weather failed to provide that sense of urgency.
Update: The headline on this story was changed at 11:25 a.m. Monday, March 5, to clarify the parties at odd over the medical cannabis issue in Utah.
Editor’s note: this story was updated at 11:30 a.m. Monday to clarify that the board’s restructuring would not change Morgan County’s representation that consists of one County Council member and one from the community at large.
Liz Cala wishes her brother could have met her three children. Older by five years, Brett Cala was 34 when he died by suicide in 2008.