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News Clips | June 18-21, 2022

COVID-19 vaccines available for Utah children

COVID-19 vaccines will become available for children ages five-and-under in the state. Utah health officials are working to answer all potential questions or concerns parents have about attaining the vaccine for their children.

As Utah prepares for 1st Juneteenth holiday, some school employees will be on the job Monday

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox effused Thursday about the state's observance of Juneteenth, which the Utah Legislature designated as an official state holiday earlier this year.

North Carolina considers new laws to 'de-weaponize' medical debt and protect patients

When Erin Williams-Reavis faced a $3,500 surgery bill, the hospital offered to let her pay in $300 monthly installments. It was too much, said Williams-Reavis, 44, who lives in Greensboro, about an hour west of the state capital.

Garth Brooks playing in Salt Lake City; Wife Trisha Yearwood helps local charity

Country music star Garth Brooks is playing in Salt Lake City this weekend, and his wife Trisha Yearwood came with him and is helping a local cause that she's passionate about.

Is there racial bias in health care outcomes? Utah Juneteenth panel raises issues

The diagnosis of his grandmother's bladder cancer and her death propelled Dr. Richard Ferguson into medicine.

Diversity of animal life during dinosaur period not climate related

Researchers found a clear change in conditions in the middle of the dinosaur-era Ischigualasto rock formation in Argentina that were better explained by known data then by climate change.

Dr. Eileen Hwang: Itinerant Bike commuter and Unhappy Car Renter

Though we are a generation apart in age, Eileen and I share a few things. She grew up close to where I attended college in New Jersey and we both had our early medical training in Camden, N.J. We also have shared the “joys” of big city riding.

Dion Manley discusses being first openly transgender public official in Ohio

June is LGBTQ Pride month, a time of recognition and celebration of the queer community, with many festivals and parades happening across the state.

3D hologram system for guiding precision surgery gets FDA nod

The FDA has approved an augmented reality system that renders 3D holograms from CT images to guide surgeons operating the spine such that they don’t need to toggle their eyes between the patient and a monitor.

Some of the legislative races to watch in the upcoming primary election

In Senate District 9, the candidates are knocking on doors and hosting meet-and-greets to lock down voters ahead of next week's primary.

After-action report finds numerous shortcomings in Marshall fire emergency communications

Despite communication barriers, about 37,500 people fled the area in about three to four hours, according to an after-action report which called the effort “unprecedented.”

How far apart are moderate Democrats and Republicans, really?

On paper, the parties are getting further apart, but there’s still areas of consensus.

Hybrid work can make conversations a struggle. Here's how to advocate for yourself

Your phone rings in the background as you log on to your third video meeting of the morning. A colleague walks up to your desk to discuss next week's agenda and invites you to an in-person meeting later that day.

Vaping-related lung damage can cause long-term health problems; warning issued on baby rockers

Vaping-related lung damage can cause long-term health problems, a new study suggests, and Fisher-Price issues warning after deaths are linked to baby rockers.

Agencies, Tribes, Landowners, Scholars, Students Come Together for Yellowstone at 150

A symposium co-hosted last month by the University of Wyoming’s College of Law and Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources brought together more than 350 people, virtually and in person, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone, the nation’s first national park.

Backstage at the Utah Arts Festival 2022

Two of Utah’s most prominent historical dance institutions will be among seven dance companies being featured this year at the Utah Arts Festival this year, signifying the enormous place that dance occupies in the area’s performing arts culture.

When abuse scandals hit, colleges hire "independent" investigators—and the cover-up begins

Third-party investigation of college abuse scandals: A dubious industry whose main job is to limit the damage.

Meet the new Miss Utah 2022

Miss Utah County, Lindsey Larsen was crowned Miss Utah 2022 recently. Lindsey is from Lehi and previously served as miss Lehi and Miss Utah County. She is studying ballet performance and kinesiology at the University of Utah.

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