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    • Be Careful Navigating Salt Lake City Streets

      Be Careful Navigating Salt Lake City Streets

      It’s something that many who regularly drive in Salt Lake City have anecdotally observed for years: Salt Lake City drivers are terrible.  A recent Allstate Insurance’s America’s Best Drivers report confirms those observations.  Here are the numbers: Salt Lake City […]

    • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Tomorrow

      National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Tomorrow

      Utah has the dubious distinction of ranking fourth in the nation for opioid and heroin-related deaths. In fact, at least 100 Utahns have overdosed and died since December. In 2014, 362 Utahns died of overdoses, and more than 47,000 died […]

    • Vitamin B-12 and Depression, is there a Link?

      Vitamin B-12 and Depression, is there a Link?

      B vitamins, B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, B-6, B-9 and B-12, are water soluble vitamins that play critical roles in human cell metabolism.  They either serve as a co-enzyme for critical cell metabolic processes, or as a precursor needed to generate […]

    • Utah’s Roadway Fatalities Heading in the Wrong Direction

      Utah’s Roadway Fatalities Heading in the Wrong Direction

      According to the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP), human error and human behavior are behind 90 plus percent of Utah highway fatalities. And those fatalities are on the rise. Last year, 275 people died on Utah’s roadways, up from 256 in […]

    • Truck Drivers Finally Enter the Electronic Age

      Truck Drivers Finally Enter the Electronic Age

      Yesterday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration finally issued a long-awaited rule that requires an estimated 3 million commercial truck and bus drivers to electronically track the hours they spend at the wheel of their vehicles.  The press release is here. […]

    • Lead With A Bright Smile And Fresh Breath

      Lead With A Bright Smile And Fresh Breath

      As we’ve all heard a thousand times, “you only have one chance to make a first impression.”  Being well-groomed and well-dressed go a long way toward making that good first impression, but leading with a bright smile and fresh breath […]

    • GM Recalls Go Up In Flames

      GM Recalls Go Up In Flames

      It recently came to light that 1,345 GM built cars have caught fire despite being “fixed” as a result of recalls several years ago.  The problems with the vehicles, the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Impala and Lumina, Oldsmobile Intrigue, Buick Regal […]

    • Food Inspection in Utah Mired in Problems

      Food Inspection in Utah Mired in Problems

      The U.S. Department of Agriculture took over meat-inspection responsibilities at one of Utah’s largest meat packing facilities earlier this year, after critics raised an alarm about the state inspection program. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food provided inspection services […]

    • Flash Floods Don’t Have to be Deadly

      Flash Floods Don’t Have to be Deadly

      Two tragedies unfolded Monday in southern Utah within hours and miles of each other.  Late Monday afternoon, Zion National Park received .063 inch of rain in one hour, causing the Virgin River to rise incredibly fast.  Seven people from out-of-state […]

    • FedUp Rally Utah Gets Out Important Message

      FedUp Rally Utah Gets Out Important Message

      Advocates and family members of those who lost their lives to prescription drug overdoses held a FedUp Rally on Monday at the Utah Capitol to focus attention on the problem. According to the Utah Department of Health, 289 Utahns died […]