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WSU researchers investigating impact of gaming on the body

OGDEN — Weber State University's Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences has begun working with the school's rising esports program to study the effects on the body of playing video games. The project, launched by Bryan Dowdell, assistant professor of exercise and sport science ...

Romney asks: What can Congress do to stop the ‘scourge’ of fentanyl?

Is there a single lever Congress can pull to stifle the fentanyl-fueled opioid crisis in the U.S.? That was the theme of Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney’s line of questioning on Wednesday during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee meeting. The short answer is ...

Utah Poison Control Center preaches safety during awareness week

Since 1954, the Utah Poison Control Center has handled over 2 million cases. This week, coinciding with National Poison Control Week, UPCC also is celebrating its 70th anniversary. “The milestone of our 70th anniversary is a great time to reflect on the past and look to the future,” UPCC ...

If at first you don’t succeed: Layton woman realizes dream of becoming RN

LAYTON — Beth Martin knows a thing or two about perseverance. Despite challenges presented by her dyslexia and ADHD, the Layton resident pushed forward with her dream of becoming a registered nurse, finally completing the task in February. It was a moment 20 years in the making for the ...