News Clips for December 12-15, 2020

U Of U Health Worker Receives First COVID-19 Vaccination In Utah

University of Utah Health on Tuesday administered the state’s first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to some of its frontline workers. U of U Health live streamed the event as an MICU nurse received the first vaccination.

U of U Study: Prescription drugs delivered by mail may be harmed in transit

We’re getting everything delivered these days, and that includes prescription medications. But a University of Utah study found delivery may expose your medications to temperatures that make them less effective or even harmful.

The debate over Joe Biden canceling student debt, explained

45 million Americans have student debt. Should Joe Biden forgive it?

13 discoveries in the last year have fundamentally altered our understanding of human history

Even amid the pandemic, anthropologists and archaeologists around the world have continued to make mind-boggling discoveries about our human ancestors this year.

Is Mormon Culture Really Plastic Surgery-Obsessed?

Bravo’s Real Housewives of Salt Lake City say yes. The surgeons say otherwise.

The Year We Lost

When we look back on 2020, will we see past all the things that didn’t happen?

Utah nurses offer advice for people concerned about COVID-19 vaccine

Utah's COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins Monday or Tuesday. The first shipments of the vaccines are on their way to five Utah hospitals.

Understanding COVID Fatigue

We’ve all felt it. Early morning malaise, a sense of being trapped, a kind of miasmic hopelessness that permeates our days, a vague unease around other people and an inclination towards agoraphobia, fear of leaving your house. “I don’t know what to do with myself,” several friends have told me. “I’m so tired of wearing a mask.”