As respiratory viruses overwhelm American health care systems, the White House is offering to help

Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were hospitalized with the flu last week, nearly double the number of admissions from the previous week, according to data updated December 2 by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Tero Vesalainen, Adobe Stock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON – There were nearly 20,000 people … Read more

Used car loan payments have reached a major level

Buying a used car is still so expensive Suppliers The bottlenecks eased, pushing the average loan amount to $28,506. Consumers still rely heavily on financing to purchase their vehicles and the average loan amount rose 8.59% year-over-year, according to credit score company Experian. However, there are some flashes of light. ‚ÄúSince the beginning of the … Read more

How Salt Lake County plans to combat homelessness and improve long-term mental health

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute is pictured at Research Park in Salt Lake City on November 4, 2019. Jan Welch Hill, Salt Lake County’s new director of criminal justice initiatives, says the criminal justice system needs to focus more on rehabilitation than punishment. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY … Read more

Uta’s dad wrote a book inspired by a son with a rare genetic disorder

Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of someone who, like Samuel, suffers from a life-altering genetic disorder. (Photo by Megan Stallings) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DRAPER – When Cameron Bell … Read more

The donation will help more Utah families diagnose infants and children with genetic diseases

Luca Brunelli and Sabrina Malone Jenkins take care of an infant in the neonatal intensive care unit. A gift from the Mark and Cathy Miller Pediatric Genomics Fund will allow NeoSeq researchers to test more NICU babies for genetic disorders, says Dr. Sabrina Mallon-Jenkins, NeoSeq’s principal investigator. (Charlie Eilert) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes Salt … Read more

A study has found that the use of government nutritional benefits may slow cognitive aging in eligible older adults

A new study shows that nutritional benefits can be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline. (Alex Segre, Cosmopolitan) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes A new study has revealed that nutritional benefits could be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Neurologyfound that eligible seniors … Read more

Utah ranks first in the rate of self-employed women

McKenna Sonntag and her husband opened their Bonsai Bai Me store in April. Sonntag is one of many women in Utah who have been successful in being self-employed. (Sydney and Shelby Bishop, Peak Bish) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Salt Lake City – Women across Utah are pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams by starting their own … Read more

Utah ranks first in the rate of self-employed women

McKenna Sonntag and her husband opened their Bonsai Bai Me store in April. Sonntag is one of many women in Utah who have been successful in being self-employed. (Sydney and Shelby Bishop, Peak Bish) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Salt Lake City – Women across Utah are pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams by starting their own … Read more

Utah SEO helps other companies stand out and build their online businesses

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes If you own a business, trying to master the complex art of search optimization (or SEO) can seem like a fruitless battle. You may have read every blog post, watched every YouTube channel, hired an SEO agency, and still haven’t seen any improvement in your rankings. This does not mean … Read more

Major life events that can affect estate planning goals

A person’s property plan may need to be modified at multiple points in time depending on circumstances and life changes. Before we delve into what these life-changing events are, let’s understand the basics of the concept. The ABCs of Estate Planning: Basically, estate planning entails maintaining, managing and distributing an individual’s assets after his death … Read more