Mental health grants available for rural multicultural communities in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the need for mental health services has increased in rural parts of Utah. There are grants available to help support these communities, courtesy of Cambia Health Solutions and the Utah Department of Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health. Nonprofit groups that serve multicultural communities in … Read more

Mental health for kids should be top of mind for parents

A panel from the Huntsman Mental Health Institute speaks to parents about mental health treatments and prevention for their children on Thursday. (Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Local experts are teaching parents the skills they need to help children who exhibit mental health issues. “If your child … … Read more

National avian flu outbreak detected in Utah wild birds for 1st time

A photo of a great horned owl in Utah’s wild taken in 2018. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said a great horned owl found dead in Cache County died from the avian flu breakout across the country. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — A great horned owl … Read more

Paramount To Kick Off Season With Old Crow Medicine Show

(KNSI) – The Paramount Center for the Arts will kick off its new season with the two-time Grammy Award winning string band Old Crow Medicine Show. The Nashville group will be the headline act at the Paramount Theater on September 30th. The show will include food, drinks and live music. According to a press release, … Read more

Utah events, awareness day spark conversations to reduce stigma of mental health challenges

Labeled Fest, held between Thursday and Saturday in Salt Lake City, gave an opportunity for people to talk about mental illnesses during Mental Health Month in May. (Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Many people are trying to normalize conversations about mental health and work towards ending a stigma … Read more

CDC probing 109 liver illnesses in kids, including 5 deaths

US health officials are now looking into more than 100 possible cases of a mysterious and severe liver disease in children, including five deaths. (Steve Allen, Alamy) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes NEW YORK — US health officials are looking into more than 100 possible cases of a mysterious and severe liver disease in children, … Read more

Need an MRI? Book your own for less without waiting on approval from a doctor or insurance

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes When you’re living with chronic pain in your knees, back, shoulders, joints, or any part of your body, relief can’t come soon enough. Unfortunately, dealing with the healthcare system can be a pain all on its own. According to a 2017 survey of physician appointment wait times, it takes an … Read more

Health officials report 3,226 new COVID-19 cases in Utah, 13 deaths

Christine Spencer fills a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a Salt Lake County Health Department mobile site in Salt Lake City on Dec. 29, 2021. On Thursday the Utah Department of Health reported 3,226 new COVID-19 cases and 13 additional deaths . (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT … Read more

Brown University’s Biggest Medical Success Is Turning Into a Nightmare

Wednesday, May 04, 2022 GoLocalProv News Team View Larger + Dr. Stephen Salloway – top researcher on Biogen’s “breakthrough drug” Brown University’s top doctor and researcher Stephen Salloway has been a magnet for research dollars — attracting more than $100 million to the university and was one of the lead researchers in the development of … Read more