News Clips for Oct. 22 & 23, 2019

Utah’s unusual ‘premarital exams’ for women are being rebranded as sexual health visits for everyone

Physician Jennifer Gunter was startled by a post she read on Reddit “from a woman whose fiancé insisted she have some kind of premarital exam.”

Here's What the University of Utah Says it`s Changed One Year After Lauren McCluskey's Murder

One year after the murder of University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey on campus, the University is saying they aren't the same when it comes to safety. A university spokesperson said Tuesday that Lauren's death was "transformational" in how the U handles policing, housing, infrastructure and policies, and in how they listen to students.

Fans and fanfare: What team dancers, mascots and dunk teams are doing to live sports

Sporting events are no longer about watching a game, and haven’t been for a long time; they can’t afford to be.

“I am multiracial”

“What are you?” It’s a loaded question, and for people with multiple racial ancestries, it can be a body blow to that person’s sense of identity and inclusion.

UPS partners with CVS to develop drone delivery service for prescription drugs

The drugstore run could soon be replaced by the drugstore flyby as the United Parcel Service follows rival FedEx in partnering with a major U.S. drugstore chain on drone deliveries.

Local producer's film premieres in Mackay

A movie produced by Mackay resident Emelie Mahdavian makes its Idaho debut this weekend at the Mackay Main Theater. “Midnight Traveler,” is scheduled to show at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26. Question and answer sessions with Mahdavian follow each showing. Each showing is preceded by a 6 p.m. reception.

Solving the Drug Shortage Burden

Although the number of new drug shortages in the United States has declined to 186 in 2018 since a high of 267 in 2011, there have been 80 for the first half of 2019, according to the University of Utah Drug Information service.

Unique brain cells linked to OCD and anxiety

Mice with dysfunctional microglia exhibited OCD behaviors, and female sex hormones drove symptom severity and added anxiety

How to raise the quality of prison education programs

Educators work to ensure that prison education matches what’s offered on campus

When WiFi is weak, send noise instead

Recognizing wireless noise can be key to sending information, researchers find

100 University of Utah students walk out of class in protest of how their school has handled Lauren McCluskey’s case and other concerns reported by women

The students stood outside for an hour, passing around a heavy gray megaphone and taking turns shouting into it about the times they’ve felt unsafe and unprotected on campus.

After student protest, University of Utah President Ruth Watkins says Lauren McCluskey’s murder ‘revealed problems’ on campus

On the one-year anniversary of track star Lauren McCluskey’s murder and after continuing protests by students, University of Utah President Ruth Watkins on Tuesday made one of her strongest statements yet — acknowledging that the tragedy has “revealed problems” with safety on campus. Also on KUER.