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  • Utah No. 5 in nation for opioid-related deaths; advanced formulations for pills a possible solution

    SALT LAKE CITY — Overdose related deaths are common across the United States, but they may be even more common in Utah–as a recent study indicates the Beehive State is No. 5 in the nation when it comes to the number of opioid-related deaths. Jen Chambers, founder of the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association, spoke to FOX 13 News about the issue. “Utah being the 5th highest in the nation is alarming,” she said. Utah is the fifth highest […]

  • Program at U of U helps Parkinson’s patients through dance

    SALT LAKE CITY — Living with Parkinson’s disease can become crippling, but a program at the University of Utah is trying to slow down the effects of the disease through dance. Lennie Swenson, a physical therapy student, explains: “Something we say a lot is, ‘Use it or lose it’ and it really comes into play for these folks.” The folks in the dance class all suffer from Parkinson’s disease, and they’re using dance to help slow the advancement of the […]

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    UFA responds to dozens of small fires, many caused by fireworks

    SALT LAKE CITY – Fire officials said a few dozen brush fires had to be put out across the Salt Lake Valley Saturday night, and the majority of them are being blamed on fireworks. The Unified Fire Authority says every year, fireworks that are set off independently of planned displays, such as in driveways and back yards, tend to be a problem. They said this year it’s particularly dangerous because of the dry conditions. Most of the fires were small and […]

  • Experts discuss dangers of sunburned eyes, offer tips to protect your peepers

    SALT LAKE CITY – People often hear reminders to wear sunscreen to protect their skin, but many are unaware that eyes can also suffer sunburns. For our skin there is sunscreen, and for our eyes sunglasses are one method of protection. “I know that your eyes can be damaged by the sun if you don’t wear them, and usually I have glasses on her or a hat, but she won’t wear them today,” Rachelle Hague said of her and her […]

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    Animal group offers pet safety tips for Fourth of July, discounts on pet adoptions

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Best Friends Animal Society is promoting adoption this July during their busiest time of year, and they say more animals are taken to shelters after the July 4th holiday than any other time. The folks at Best Friends’ adoption center in Sugar House says this is because many animals run away from home because they’re scared of fireworks. The animals feel threatened by the loud noises and bright lights, but there are things you can […]

  • Woman in serious condition after car T-bones bus in Park City

    PARK CITY, Utah – A woman was taken to a hospital in serious condition Saturday after a vehicle reportedly traveling too fast T-boned a bus. Utah Highway Patrol troopers said the crash occurred as a bus was turning left at the intersection from State Route 224 and Newpark Boulevard. The bus was turning on a yellow light, and a car traveling the opposite direction was reportedly speeding to attempt to make it through the intersection before the light changed and […]

  • Link: Utahns Against Hunger and food stamps at farmers markets

    Link: Utahns Against Hunger and food stamps at farmers markets

  • Fourth of July Cupcakes (07.04.15)

    Forth of July Cupcakes 1 box red velvet cake mix 3 eggs 1/3 C. oil 1 C. milk 1/2 C. sour cream or plain yogurt 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 (12 oz.) container white vanilla frosting Blueberries for decoration Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners. Sift cake mix into a large bowl. Add eggs, oil, milk, sour cream and vanilla extract and stir until smooth. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-20 minutes […]

  • FOX 13 anchor desk channels their inner Katy Perry for rendition of ‘Firework’

    Those who know Hope Woodside know she loves to sing, and Friday on FOX 13 News at Nine the guys on the anchor desk joined her for a Fourth of July-themed musical send off when the show came to an end. See the video above for Hope, Brek, Matt and Morgan’s rendition of Katy Perry’s “Firework.”

  • UHP says 4th of July weekend can be deadly; motorists urged to slow down, stay sober, buckle up

    SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Highway Patrol troopers are urging motorists to buckle up, slow down and stay sober if they plan to drive this Independence Day weekend. The holiday has already seen several fatal crashes, among them a 51-year-old man who was hit and killed Thursday night as he was pulled over on the Highway 201 near 5600 West to change a flat tire. Police have now identified that man as Graham Ambrose of Sandy. While Ambrose was searching […]

  • Link: UTA holiday service

    Link: UTA holiday service

  • BBQ Ribs: Baby Back and St. Louis pork ribs (7.3.15)

    Peel the membrane off the back of the rib and then generously rub meat to season. Let it set out for over an hour to get to room temperature and also absorb some of the flavors from the rub. Rub: 1 Part Sugar ½ Part Pepper ½ Part Salt Convection oven: 2 hours wrapped in aluminum foil at 275 degrees Steam oven: On steam convection at 300 degrees for 1/2 hour and then on plane steam for 1 additional hour […]

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