Short turnaround, lengthy injury report brings No. 19 BYU in-state rivalry with Utah state

Short turnaround, lengthy injury report brings No. 19 BYU in-state rivalry with Utah state

Brigham Young head coach Kalani Sitake, questions the umpires after a flag as BYU and Wyoming play at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, September 24, 2022. BYU won 38-24. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes PROVO — Kalani Sitake woke up Monday morning and reported to practice with his … Read more

Flu season and COVID-19: this is how you prevent infections this autumn

Flu season and COVID-19: this is how you prevent infections this autumn

Kristina Nokes receives a flu shot from Scott Kendall at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Murray on August 7, 2012. hospital admissions. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Doctors believe this flu season in the US could be serious after the season in Australia has just ended – … Read more

Utah musician moves to Los Angeles after TikTok success

Utah musician moves to Los Angeles after TikTok success

Alayna Grace Thompson, from North Salt Lake, recently moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming a professional musician. (Joseph Lee) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes NORTH SALT LAKE – The popular social networking app TikTok has made a sensation with scruffy, 22-year-old Alayna Thompson, a North Salt Lake musician whose recent success … Read more

LDS Author Shares Spiritual Rebirth Journeys of Several Who Can Now Testify to the Reality of Christ in New Book

LDS Author Shares Spiritual Rebirth Journeys of Several Who Can Now Testify to the Reality of Christ in New Book

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes Everyone goes through difficult times in life. Some have heartbreaking moments when it feels like things are so dark and hopeless that they just want to give up. If you’ve ever felt such an act of desperation, Latter-day Saint writer Steven Anthony Bishop has a message for you. “The most … Read more

COVID increases risk of long-term brain injury, large US study shows

COVID increases risk of long-term brain injury, large US study shows

Nurses respond as they treat a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at Milton Keynes University Hospital in Britain amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Jan. 20, 2021. People who had COVID-19 walk a higher risk of a large number of brain injuries a year later compared to people who were never infected … Read more

Norco hires 170 workers at flood-damaged ice factory in South Lismore

Norco hires 170 workers at flood-damaged ice factory in South Lismore

One hundred and seventy employees at an ice cream factory in Lismore are out of work today and are unsure whether they will receive severance pay after the company was unable to find enough money to keep them employed. Most important points: Norco today laid off 170 employees at its ice cream factory in South … Read more

‘It’s aliens!’: Sewer technology honking causes mysterious music in Salt Lake City homes and toilets

‘It’s aliens!’: Sewer technology honking causes mysterious music in Salt Lake City homes and toilets

Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — People living in downtown Salt Lake City have reported hearing music during construction. Musician Rosemary Olsen lives downtown, one block east of State Street. She said she heard an amplified B chord repeatedly outside her window. “It was just really scary, but it was beautiful,” said … Read more

US adults should get routine screening for anxiety, panel says

US adults should get routine screening for anxiety, panel says

A woman looks through a window at a nearly empty terminal at an Atlanta airport, June 1, 2020. An influential group of health guidelines says U.S. doctors should screen adults regularly for anxiety. It’s the first time the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended anxiety screening in primary care for adults with no symptoms. … Read more

‘The Woman King’ Takes the North American Box Office Throne

‘The Woman King’ Takes the North American Box Office Throne

This image, released by Sony Pictures, shows Viola Davis in “The Woman King”. (Sony images via Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes LOS ANGELES — Viola Davis-led action epic “The Woman King” easily conquered the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters against a crowded market of new releases. Directed by … Read more

Utah mom reflects on cancer treatment with radioactive iodine, which has stood the test of time

Utah mom reflects on cancer treatment with radioactive iodine, which has stood the test of time

A multi-dose vial of radioactive iodine containing a single-dose pill. Radioactive iodine is used to treat thyroid cancer and diseases. (University of Utah Health) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Shirley Crepeaux was a little hesitant when doctors suggested radioactive iodine as a treatment for her thyroid cancer about 12 years ago. … Read more