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Dentist tells parents to let their kids eat as much Halloween candy as they want — as long as there are boundaries

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Oct 30th - 6:30pm

Halloween kicks off the holiday season when we all are tempted with more sweets at home, church and work. This year, one dentist is suggesting something that may surprise you.

Getting your flu shot protects more than just yourself, it protects newborn babies

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 25th - 6:30pm

Some people might think a flu shot will only protect their own health, but one mom said she also depends on others to keep her family healthy.

‘I can do it too’: Mentoring patients through spinal cord injuries

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:27pm

A new program is bringing together patients recovering from spinal cord injuries with mentors who have been through the same experience to share tips and encouragement.

Governor works with nonprofit to award Utah schools new fitness centers

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 10th - 4:13pm

On Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert was on handball assignment to visit hundreds of happy students in Salt Lake City. One organization partnered with the governor to help students stay active through a special gift.

LifeVest saves 26-year-old woman from sudden cardiac arrest

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 4th - 5:47pm

Most people take feeling your heart beat every day for granted. But for one young woman, it rarely escapes her mind.

Springville mother finds balance between raising kids and caring for her aging mother

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Sep 27th - 5:47pm

It’s called the Sandwich Generation — people who are still raising their kids at home while also caring for their aging parents. One mother has found a way to pull it off without becoming too stressed or even sick herself.

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm

Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.

Bountiful man credits Fitbit for saving his life during heart attack

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:02am

Lots of people are using wearable devices these days to set reminders, check their messages and track their steps. One man’s Fitbit ended up saving his life.

Larger than 'LIFE' art installation focuses on suicide prevention

Erin Goff, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 10th - 5:04pm

Suicide prevention is a priority for one student group, and on Monday those students set up a 3D art instillation at the University of Utah's Marriott Library.

School nurse uses Intermountain’s GermWatch to help students stay healthy

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 7th - 5:47pm

With school back in full swing, students are sharing pencils, computers, and probably some germs. One school nurse is using a valuable resource to keep her students healthy in the classroom.

Lehi woman survives health scare after fatty liver disease diagnosis

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 30th - 7:00pm

A disease doctors didn’t even recognize as an illness 30 years ago is now affecting roughly 100 million people and some people don’t even know they have it.

Experts encourage parents to limit kids’ screen time for better heart health

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:28pm

We know excessive screen time can affect the mental and emotional health of our children, but recent research also shows it is having an impact on heart health.

With so many kinds of protein powders, how do you choose the best one for you?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:13pm

Many people know protein is an essential component for a healthy body, but a wide selection and abundant advertising makes buying protein powder a tough choice.

Orem family finds health benefits from working in their community garden

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 9th - 10:12pm

The summer harvest is just around the corner. One Utah family is reaping healthy benefits along with fresh produce from working in the garden all summer long.