Antibiotics are our main line of defense against bacteria that can make us very sick. But that defense is breaking down as the microorganisms are increasingly becoming resistant to our most effective drugs. How we deal with this threat may determine if we will become at risk of dying from infectious diseases that have been held in check for nearly a century.
The cost of removing a cataract - between $2,000-$4000 dollars - is prohibitive for many, leaving them to struggle with a completely curable form of blindness. The Moran Eye Center has started a Charitable Surgery Day, to help restore sight to some Utahns.
(Audio) Spring is the season for hiking, biking, camping, and for ticks. Lyme disease is the most common tick born disease in the U.S., but is it in Utah?
Futurists predict that one day we will upload information from our brains to the cloud, and that the first humans who will live up to 1,000 years old are already among us. Three scienitsts examine these far-out theories, and discuss research in the field of longevity.
Utah, like many states, is facing a future with too few physicians. In rural communities it is even worse.
A Utah microbiologist explains that the microorganisms within us shape our health, development, and the nature of being human.
Mercury is a health hazard in Utah but the form that spills out of a broken thermometer is not the problem. In their blog, Women of Water explain.