News Clips for June 8-10, 2019

2 Utah health care companies named among best places to work

Two of Utah's health care giants have again landed on Becker's Hospital Review list of the nation's 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. Utah's largest employer, Intermountain Healthcare, as well as University of Utah Health, the only academic health care system in the Mountain West, aren't strangers to the recognition, having both landed on the publication's annual list before.

Spokane fetal tissue researcher: Trump ban not crafted carefully

The Trump administration ended fetal tissue research for government scientists on Wednesday. This move doesn’t have anything to do with reducing abortions, but only serves to punish those who research with those materials, Terry Hassold, Washington State University molecular biological sciences professor, said.

Scientists Are Trying To Measure The Value Of Outdoor Service Work For Transitioning Veterans

Congress is considering legislation to encourage "outdoor therapy" for veterans with injuries or post-traumatic stress. Volunteer groups are already running similar programs in national parks.

After lengthy permit process, Lake Powell Pipeline ready for next step

Championed by state and local water planners and decried by conservation groups, the Lake Powell Pipeline project continues to be a focal point for discussion among Southern Utah residents.

Even violent inmates get out. Here’s why Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee and others think they should have access to college courses in prison.

Even violent inmates get out. Here’s why Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee and others think they should have access to college courses in prison.

Can dental care help people recover from drug abuse? Utah researchers say yes

Branden Jenkins used to hide his teeth. At age 13, he was introduced to drugs. It turned into an addiction, escalating to painkillers and later to heroin or whatever he could get, Jenkins said.

Advocates throw the book at Danville prison

Holly Clingan had braced herself for the missing books. But when she stepped into the University of Illinois' Education Justice Project community library at the Danville Correctional Center and looked around, she felt like she'd been punched in the gut.

High-Resolution Melting Analysis Market Report 2018 and Future Opportunity Assessment 2026

High resolution melt analysis refers to a robust technique in molecular biology for finding polymorphisms, mutations, and epigenetic differences in double-stranded DNA samples. The technique was first studied and developed jointly by University of Utah and Idaho Technology.

Guest opinion: The University of Utah continues to fail Lauren McCluskey

I am hoping desperately that the University of Utah has now sunk low enough to finally scrape bottom, and that decisions by administrators cannot get any worse.