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Lifesavers, Yes, But Study Shows These Prescribed Drugs Can Also Kill
Lifesavers, Yes, But Study Shows These Prescribed Drugs Can Also Kill
Lifesavers, Yes, But Study Shows These Prescribed Drugs Can Also Kill
When you think of drug abuse, understandably medicine like oxycodone or fentanyl come to mind. Another abuse has been occurring lately, and the fault often lies with the prescribing doctor. Overuse of antibiotic prescriptions for patients with upper respiratory illnesses at urgent care clinics in the United States has been an ongoing challenge, but a new study led by researchers at two Utah health
Expert Tips: Dealing With Utah's Most Dangerous Animals
Expert Tips: Dealing With Utah's Most Dangerous Animals
Expert Tips: Dealing With Utah's Most Dangerous Animals
If we take the mosquito, black widow and scorpion out of the mix, focusing just on animals instead of insects, the list of most dangerous animals in Utah is moose, rattlesnake, mountain lion and black bear, in that order. So what do you do if you run into one of these critters in the wild...
Snake -- It's What's For Dinner?!
Snake -- It's What's For Dinner?!
Snake -- It's What's For Dinner?!
There's an old saying in journalism: If a dog bites a man, there's no story there. But if a man bites a dog, that's newsworthy. So in Utah, someone getting bitten by a snake is relatively common. But what about a person eating a snake? I grew up in Texas and "rattlesnake shish-kabob" was something I saw on many a barbecue joint's menu...
Local Shirt's Incredible Journey: From Idaho To Ghana In 7,086 Miles
Local Shirt's Incredible Journey: From Idaho To Ghana In 7,086 Miles
Local Shirt's Incredible Journey: From Idaho To Ghana In 7,086 Miles
It's 7,086 miles from Caldwell, Idaho, to Offinso, Ghana. The African town lies on the south end of the huge African panhandle (can I call it that?) in the western part of the continent. That's how far Elder Brayden Call — a full-time missionary in the Ghana Kumasi Mission -- had to travel to his service area for his mission. In a w...
Today Is 50th Anniversary Of Most Brutal Crime In Utah History
Today Is 50th Anniversary Of Most Brutal Crime In Utah History
Today Is 50th Anniversary Of Most Brutal Crime In Utah History
The date was April 22, 1974. It was about time to close the Hi-fi record and stereo shop in Ogden, Utah, with employees Stanley Walker, aged 20, and Michelle Ansley, aged 18, preparing to lock up and go home for the evening. Suddenly and without warning, two vans screeched up to the store and four armed men jumped out and entered the store. ...

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