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Fun in the sun? Beware of photosensitivity from medicine

If you are taking medication, you might want to ask your medical provider if the drug will cause you to have a reaction to sunlight. Several medications, including antibiotics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, diuretics, Retin-A, cholesterol drugs and even oral contraceptives can cause what ...

Tips for staying safe in the heat

Emergency departments across the state are seeing an increase in the volume of patients seeking medical attention for heat-related illnesses as temperatures continue to rise to near record levels. Dr. Patrick Carroll, medical director at Intermountain St. George Regional Medical Center, said ...

Bountiful woman bounces back from liver transplant using modern technique

MURRAY — A Bountiful woman is one of just a handful of Utah patients whose lives have been saved by new state-of-art liver technology. Sophie Hansen, 22, was just 3 years old when she was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a disease that causes inflammation and scarring within ...

Campaign warns of deadly consequences of leaving kids in hot cars

In just 10 minutes, the inside of a car can heat up by 20 degrees. And if a child is inside unattended, things could turn deadly very quickly. In fact, every year, nearly 40 children across the United States die from being left in a hot vehicle. Between 1998 and 2022, 13 Utah children died and ...