News Clips | July 8, 2021

Wildlife and air quality at risk as Great Salt Lake nears its lowest level yet

The silvery blue waters of the Great Salt Lake sprawl across the Utah desert, having covered an area nearly the size of Delaware for much of recorded history.

Meth-exposed trout want more, and more: study

A team of researchers at Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague isolated 40 brown trout in a methamphetamine-infused tank of water – the same level as has been detected in freshwater rivers – for eight weeks.

Argument Rages Over Release of Offenders Awaiting Trial

Cook County's chief judge says the practice hasn't contributed to more crime. But a 2020 study questions his math.

FDA clears Natural Cycles birth control to use a smart ring for temperature measurements

The company says it’s the first “wearable birth control.”

University of Utah Health asks for blood donations

University of Utah Health and ARUP Blood Services are calling on Utahns to donate during a nationwide blood shortage that is also impacting blood banks and health systems in the Beehive state.

Utah’s COVID-19 outbreak now 6th worst in the U.S.

Delta variant, lack of vaccinations blamed.

COVID Making a comeback in Utah – Why doctors in Utah are saying it’s vital that people get vaccinated

With new cases of COVID-19 in Utah spiking and hospital ICUs across the state once again starting to fill with sick COVID patients, medical leaders from Utah’s major health systems are concerned about the current trend and potential impact of a growing resurgence of the disease in the state.

University of Utah executive caught lying about public finances, but remains employed

It has been more than a month since FOX 13 exposed grandiose lies on Christopher Massimine's resume. He remains on "approved leave."