News Clips for March 28, 2019

Is It Time To Rethink The Fly-In Medical Mission?

In 1969, volunteer teams of doctors and nurses from a U.S. charity called Interplast began flying to poor countries to do reconstructive surgery. They operated on children with cleft lips, cleft palates or burn scars so thick their limbs were immobilized.

No prescription? No problem. New health department order will make it easier for Utah women to access birth control.

Going forward, Utah women will no longer need a prescription to pick up birth-control pills and other contraceptives from their pharmacies, a change meant to reduce unwanted pregnancies in the state.

Listening To Music Could Kill Pain And Reduce Inflammation

Most mice don’t listen to classical musical, but those that do tend to suffer significantly less from pain and inflammation than those that don’t, according to a new study in the journal Frontiers in Neurology.

Incredibly, the Freshman Congresswomen Keep Making C-SPAN Go Viral

It was a typical Tuesday evening, and a significant chunk of Twitter was invigorated thinking about one subject in particular: the Green New Deal. Or, more specifically, a video of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivering a blistering, eloquent response to criticism that the popular legislation was too “elitist” at a House Financial Services Committee meeting.

Preventing violence, defense training courses taught at the U of U

Extra patrols are keeping a close eye on the University of Utah's campus following a sexual assault reported this week. Their increased presence comes as the university is hosting multiple events beginning Wednesday aimed at preventing future attacks.

Utah Technology Innovation Summit to highlight new technologies, innovation trends across the state

The second annual Utah Technology Innovation Summit will showcase new technologies from across the state of Utah on Monday, Apr. 1 at the Little America Hotel.

Utah determined to keep hosting the NCAA tourney

It’s been 40 years now since the University of Utah hosted the Final Four and the legendary national championship game between Michigan State (Magic Johnson) and Indiana State (Larry Bird).