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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Problem with Health Care, and How One Utah Doctor is Trying to Fix It

    Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, where we celebrate an icon in human rights. But for Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES/U of U School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, MLK day is a lifelong experience. This assistant professor has dedicated his life to studying African American health, largely because Dr. King once stated that “of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Since 2004, Dr. Rogers has been utilizing […]

  • 4 Genius, Family-Friendly Ways to Getting Active despite the Inversion

    For many of us, January brings with it a huge case of cabin fever, as the inversion and cold weather may leave us trapped indoors. But Melanie Jewkes, a busy mom as well as an Extension Associate Professor with the Food $ense Program at Utah State University, stopped by to share the following tips for jumping into an active lifestyle, despite the gloomy weather. “Many New Year`s Resolutions include getting or staying active, yet our cold winter days (many with […]

  • Doctor Loses 80 Pounds, Shares Her Secret at New Clinic

    If you’ve struggled with yo-yo diets, surgeries, or other attempts to lose weight, Dr. Kristen Kells, DC, BSc – a Chiropractic Physician – knows how you feel. She tried everything to lose weight; until she finally approached weightloss from a whole-body standpoint. “That’s when I lost 80 pounds,” she said. Dr. Kells believes one needs to approach weightloss from the big-picture view: Finding out what foods and exercise work with your specific biochemistry. At her clinic in Colorado, she says […]

  • Rich’s Picks: 1/21/19

    In today’s Rich’s Picks, brought to you by Live Nation Salt Lake City, stay warm and see these concerts inside at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. -1/30 Kelly Clarkson 2/13 2Cellos 2/16 Throwback Jam 2/28 Muse 4/2 P!nk 6/6 NKOTB 7/11-7/12 Hugh Jackman For more concert information, check out Live Nation Salt Lake City.

  • Keto Diet: what it is and misconceptions about it

    The Ketogenic Diet, or Keto, has fast become one of the most popular weight loss plans in the country. It calls for a higher consumption of fats and lower carbs to help switch the body’s main energy source.  Instead of using glucose for energy the body switches to burning fat. Experts, including Tara Finnerty, Intermountain Healthcare dietitian and Ketogenic expert, warns like any diet, if not done properly, it can lead to health issues and hurt a person’s metabolism.  Finnerty […]

  • Explore more than 350 new vehicles at the 2019 Utah International Auto Expo

    The Utah International Auto Expo runs Friday, January 18 through Monday, January 21 at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy. You can explore more than 350 of the latest 2019 cars, trucks, crossovers, vans, hybrids and sport utility vehicles. Several vehicles will be making their Utah International Auto Expo debut including the Chevy Blazer, Lincoln Nautilus and Hyundai Kona. At the expo you can even test drive certain models and kids have their own test track too (with electronic […]

  • Chart-Topping Nathan Pacheco Performs Part of his New Album ‘My Prayer’

    Nathan Pacheco is an award winning, classically trained tenor with a passion for reaching out and uplifting people through music. Nathan has been featured globally in live performances with Yanni, Latin singing sensation Olga Tañon, Katherine Jenkins, the National Symphony Orchestra and The San Diego Symphony. A highlight among his many performances was being able to sing for Prince Charles in conjunction with the British Forces Foundation and the USO. He has been featured on multiple Yanni recordings, including his […]

  • Woody is a survivor, now he needs someone to love him

    Woody is a sweet,, 2-year-old chihuahua that was rescued from a shelter just before they were going to euthanize him. Woody is described as a “great kid”.  He would do fine with other dogs but would prefer to be an “only child” and have you all to himself.  He loves to be held…he’s pretty sure the ground is lava and his feet shouldn’t touch it! Woody is house trained and go to outside to do his business, but will also […]

  • 3 Ways to Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day

    Brent Beardsley, Public Programs Manager at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, stopped by with an activity to show us what to expect at Penguin Awareness Day, which happens Jan. 20, 2019. The aquarium is celebrating this event all weekend long – from Saturday to Monday! You can help count penguin colonies in the wild, learn what penguins do year round, and take a fun photo. They’ll also be giving away a Penguin Encounter for four; this is a really fun experience where […]

  • You can be rewarded, empowered and gratified by playing games

    Game Show Host and Entertainer Rob Ferre says gamification will reward, empower and gratify you and your family. He offered some suggestions on how to play games at home. Family events Family dinner Family time Chores Find out more at robferre.com or on Instagram @robferre.

  • My Hearing Centers needs you to take part in a 30 day challenge

    If you or someone you know is suffering from hearing loss, it’s important to address the problem as soon as possible.  One of the immediate effects of hearing loss is isolation and withdrawing socially.  Recent studies have shown there is a direct correlation between these factors and anxiety, depression, dementia, stroke, heart attack and even Alzheimer’s. Hearing aid technology today is better than ever.  In fact, in some cases, today’s hearing aids allow users to hear better than someone with […]

  • Recipe: Instant Pot Loaded Tomato Soup with Healthy Swaps

    April Tafoya is a healthy lifestyle blogger who stopped by to make the following recipe and teach us about healthy swaps you can make in your cooking. • This soup is loaded with five different veggies pureed together. The flavors meld beautifully and taste hearty and smooth; just like tomato soup. • The soup base is very versatile. I like adding cheese tortellini and chicken sausage into mine to make a complete meal. • The soup base is freezer-friendly and […]