News Clips for July 7, 2020

Pandemic Conditions Are Forcing Some Teachers To Reconsider The Profession

The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally altered education in Utah, when learning was forced from the classroom to the computer. For some teachers, the ongoing challenges of online learning, along with an uncertain health risk come fall, have them questioning if they can stick with teaching.

University of Utah suggests COVID-19 could cause increased risk in blood clotting

University of Utah Health scientists say they have found new evidence that suggests COVID-19 could be associated with an increased risk of blood clotting.

Most primary care providers screening toddlers for autism

A majority of toddlers are being screened for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during primary care visits, according to a study published online July 6 in Pediatrics.

VR devices practical for visual field testing in resource-limited settings

Virtual reality visual field testing can provide a practical and convenient means of screening for and monitoring glaucoma in settings where standard automated perimetry is limited or unavailable.

Utah oil field leaves a mixed legacy for members of the Navajo Nation

Every other morning at dawn, just before the sun rises over Sleeping Ute Mountain, Marilyn Holly takes her eight goats out to graze. With the help of a sheepdog, she guides the herd through the clumps of greasewood and rabbitbrush near her home, fattening them on the desert vegetation of the northern Navajo Nation.

U.S. immigrants create hands-on STEM courses for students in Utah

When Jay Jayaseelan and his wife immigrated to the United States from Singapore and Japan, they quickly saw a significant difference between science and math curricula in Asia and in the Americas.

How the West is losing the battle with COVID-19

Once upon a time in the West, COVID-19 appeared to be on its way out of town. But not anymore.

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