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Apple Partners with UHealth

Apple Partners with UHealth

By Cara MacDonald

October 25, 2018

  The University of Utah health care system is always looking for new ways to make patient care simpler and more effective for their patients. This year, U health is teaming up with Apple and Zimmer Biomet (a medical device company) to create an app called “MyMobility.” The app will allow knee and hip...

Patience: Not All Defense Mechanisms Are Healthy

Patience: Not All Defense Mechanisms Are Healthy

By Alisa Patience

March 12, 2018

Defense mechanisms: we all have them. A defense mechanism is exactly what it sounds like, a mental or emotional defense used to protect us from stress and pain. As college students, we endure a time of intense change and stress, so we use them often. While many are common and seemingly helpful in getting...

Barber: Sign Tampon Allies Petition for Free Menstrual Products

Barber: Sign Tampon Allies Petition for Free Menstrual Products

By Shaelyn Barber

February 7, 2018

For those of you who do not have periods, let me paint you a picture: for two to seven days every month you gush blood out of your nether regions, experience abdominal cramps so severe that you can barely move and have painful swelling of your breasts. That's not even mentioning less severe symptoms...

Patience: 8 Ways College Students Can Stay Healthy

Patience: 8 Ways College Students Can Stay Healthy

By Alisa Patience

January 29, 2018

If there’s any proof that eating healthy in college is difficult, it’s often best explained by the sudden weight gain referred to as the “freshman-15” or, in some cases, the “freshman-30.” Eating healthy can be difficult, but it’s not impossible, as demonstrated by students who are motivated...

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

Barber: Criticize Trump Without Fat-shaming

By Shaelyn Barber

January 23, 2018

I am doing something I never thought, in a million years, I would: I am defending Donald Trump. Trump recently underwent a medical exam assessing both his physical and mental state. While he was declared cognitively sound, the White House doctor said he has a body mass index (BMI) of 29.9 which puts hi...

Patience: Prioritize Healthy Eating Over Dieting

Patience: Prioritize Healthy Eating Over Dieting

By Alisa Patience

January 16, 2018

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight. People do this by working out, going to the gym, but most often by going on diets. Unfortunately, most people don’t understand the difference between healthy eating and dieting. I don’t mean diet in terms of the series...

Braden: SLC’s Dirty Little Secret

Braden: SLC’s Dirty Little Secret

By Paul Braden

November 20, 2017

Salt Lake City has been described by visitors as a medium-sized, exceptionally clean and perhaps suspiciously friendly city. It offers a lower than national-median cost of living, and it provides unparalleled access to some of the best skiable acreage and other natural resources in the country. A...

Patience: Why America Needs to Embrace Marijuana

Patience: Why America Needs to Embrace Marijuana

By Alisa Patience

October 9, 2017

Just because something is legal doesn't mean it's good, and just because something is illegal doesn't mean it's bad. After all, divorce was illegal for most of our history. And people argue about guns in this context everyday. But the biggest cultural example of this is marijuana and cigarettes. Marijuana...

Barber: Reinstatement of Roy High Teacher is Unacceptable

Barber: Reinstatement of Roy High Teacher is Unacceptable

By Shaelyn Barber

September 22, 2017

A questionnaire asking about teens’ personal drug use, alcohol use and sexual activity was recently distributed as part of a graded assignment for an "Adult Roles" class at Roy High School taught by Candace Thurgood. Each question was given a point value indicating the impurity of the given act. Thes...

Love Shouldn’t be a Power Struggle

By Alisa Patience

July 20, 2017

It has been said that if something isn’t worth fighting for then it isn’t worth having, and this has been especially said about love. After all, where’s the satisfaction in something if it came easily? The beginning part of a relationship is often about the chase, the dating, the testing to see...

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