News Clips for Sept. 18, 2018

Prices Soar for Hospital Drugs After Shortages Hit, Study Finds

Drug prices increased at roughly twice their usual rate after shortages developed, a study found, suggesting that pharmaceutical companies may be reaping additional profits when urgently needed medicines become scarce.

'We can get to you': AirMed’s new helicopter will fill critical need in Utah’s mountains

A new helicopter in the University of Utah Health AirMed fleet is expected to improve rescues in Utah’s mountains and offer a flight option to patients who may otherwise have to go through traffic in an ambulance.

Minorities are the majority in West Valley City, census data shows

West Valley City recently became the first large Utah city with more residents who identify as minorities than those who identify as white, according to data from the U.S. Census.

Utah Valley University has thousands more students than the University of Utah

On her first day in office as Utah Valley University’s new president, Astrid Tuminez was already discussing how she plans to address the Orem campus’ biggest challenge: growth.

Climate Change Forces Beloved Bird Species From Their Homes

Bird species in the cloud forests of Honduras are losing their habitats and forced to move to higher elevation because of climate change and deforestation, a new study suggests.