News Clips | June 2, 2021

Apple Watch, Fitbit users with heart conditions get more medical procedures

People with irregular heartbeats who use wearable devices like Apple Watches and Fitbits aren’t overwhelming doctors with worried calls about their hearts, a new study shows. But they are more likely to be treated with a heart procedure called an ablation, the analysis found.

Your degree in entrepreneurship isn’t worth it

Nate Carr, founder of DoorDash rival Trolley, registered for BYU because he felt like he should. “Everyone I knew went to college and got a degree,” he says. “A history of higher education in my background didn’t necessarily motivate me to go to college––the only path that I knew was college.”

The Ethics of Employment: COVID-19 & Utah’s Workforce

This week, a panel on employment and ethics in times of crisis. Experts on Utah’s job market and economy will discuss how COVID-19 and its many societal impacts exposed and exacerbated existing inequalities, as well as potential solutions for crafting an equitable recovery for all Utahns.

Braying To The Choir

If Utah Democrats hope to extend their message beyond party lines, they'll need to bring the hee-haw.

PM News Brief: Recognizing Pride Month, Memorial Day Citations & Virtual Job Fair

In the coming decades, COVID-19 could become a mostly mild seasonal nuisance instead of a global pandemic.

Red Butte Garden announces first concert for 2021 summer series

Red Butte Garden has announced the first date on its 2021 summer concert series — the first effort to bring live music back to the garden’s outdoor stage after COVID-19 forced a cancellation of the 2020 season.