News Clips for June 17, 2020

What Colorado is getting right about reopening

Colorado was the first Democratic-run state to reopen from a coronavirus lockdown, and so far it has avoided the fresh spikes in infection rippling across the West. Its measured approach could be a lesson for the country on how to reopen effectively.

The George Floyd Scholarship Movement Is Gaining Ground

Less than two weeks after Dr. Scott Hagan, President of North Central University, challenged "every university president in the United States to establish your own George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund," more than a dozen colleges and universities have followed North Central’s lead and started scholarships in memory of Floyd, the man whose death at the hands of Minneapolis police has led to massive national protests and worldwide demonstrations.

15 Ways to Live a Happier and Healthier Life

Contrary to popular opinion, bigger isn’t always better. In fact, when it comes to making changes to your diet or lifestyle, minor achievable steps may lead to lasting results that can improve your overall health. A Stanford University researcher suggests that the best way to develop lifelong good habits is to start small and build on that success. Read on for some simple suggestions to benefit your mind and body.

U of U doctor leading study of effects of COVID-19 on pregnant women

A doctor at the University of Utah is leading the way in a nationwide research project to study the affects COVID-19 has on women both during and after pregnancy.

Industry Voices—During COVID-19 and beyond, a foundation for health value starts with data integrity

The ability to manage population health and public health starts with data integrity. Access to reliable, trustworthy data enables healthcare organizations to achieve complete patient views—bringing together all data, including social determinants of health, to more effectively treat patients and help them manage complex conditions.

Uncertainty looms as Utahns prepare for Supreme Court’s ruling on Dreamers

When the country’s highest court decides the fate of a program that protects undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children from deportation, “it’s really going to be life changing” for the roughly 9,700 “Dreamers” in Utah, Ciriac Alvarez Valle said.

Robert Gehrke: Three key things to keep in mind in Utah’s Republican primary for governor

Between the coronavirus pandemic and protests against racial injustice, I haven’t had time to write as much as I’d like about the race to be Utah’s next governor.