Aley Davis

Intermountain Healthcare introduces Long COVID Navigation Program hotline

Some studies estimate more than 100 million people who had COVID-19 have or continue to have prolonged symptoms lasting months, and in some cases years. These chronic symptoms can be life altering, which is why Intermountain Healthcare is getting creative about their care. One Cedar City woman is sharing her story.
11 months ago

Why one Utah mother believes all postpartum women should go to physical therapy

One Utah mother wishes the help she got was standard practice of care for every postpartum woman.
11 months ago

Study: Colon Cancer on the rise in young Hispanic American adults

About 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer in the U.S. every year. Recent studies show this deadly disease hits certain demographics harder than others. That's why one Utah man is sharing his story.
11 months ago

Herriman mother warns others about the danger of fentanyl after losing her son

Fentanyl-related overdoses and deaths have risen dramatically through the pandemic. One Herriman mother who lost her son is now pleading with others to be aware of the danger.
11 months ago

Heart disease is on the rise for women during the pandemic

Recent studies show more women are at risk for increased heart disease during the pandemic. It's a sobering reminder this February, during National Heart Health Month. One Sandy woman is making her heart health a priority after battling a blood cancer that put her into heart failure.
12 months ago

How to start exercising safely again after having COVID-19

Hundreds of thousands of Utahns have now had COVID-19, and though for many amateur athletes it may be tempting to train like an Olympian, doctors say now is not the time. One Utah runner shared his experience after contracting the Delta variant last fall.
12 months ago

Olympic Mogul Skier Hannah Soar trains at Intermountain Healthcare’s Sports Science Lab 

22-year-old Hannah Soar is making her Olympic debut this year as a U.S. women’s mogul skier. 
1 year ago

Intermountain’s HerediGene population study highlights genetic underpinnings behind vertigo

Because of vertigo, for Stephanie Nay, everyday tasks like driving became nearly impossible two and a half years ago.
1 year ago

Utah Kidney Transplant Patient Grateful For Vaccine

While all adults will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in just a few weeks, experts said there is a reason those with underlying health conditions have been given priority. One Utah kidney transplant recipient shared why he was grateful he was able to get the shot.
2 years ago

Affection Critical For Young Children’s Brain Development

Valentine's Day isn't just a day to share romantic love. Experts say everyone needs to feel loved, especially young, developing children. As part of the statewide 5B45 campaign, one Utah couple shares how they try to show individual love to their kids all year long.
2 years ago

How Being Grateful Can Improve Mental, Physical Health

Many people have shared messages of gratitude all over social media during the week of Thanksgiving. Experts say expressing thanks goes beyond just feeling good — it turns out there are actual health benefits that come from being grateful.
2 years ago

Utahns With Diabetes At Greater Risk For Complications From COVID-19

Studies show the risk of death or complications related to COVID-19 are four times greater for those with diabetes, which affects more than 150,000 Utahns. One West Jordan man said he's grateful his chronic illness was under control when he got the coronavirus.
2 years ago

Social Distancing Is Working, Saving Lives Like This Nine-Month Old Baby With Cancer

Utahns have been social distancing for a while now, and new data suggests the time people have spent apart from one another is paying off. Experts said it's not only protecting the general public, but especially those with compromised immune systems.
3 years ago

Utah Leaders Create Statewide COVID-19 Emotional Health Relief Hotline

Utah health officials have followed the lead of New York and other states by creating a statewide emotional health relief hotline, designed specifically to help people struggling with their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 years ago

How To Effectively Workout At Home Without Gym Equipment

If you're a gym rat, finding new ways to exercise at home can be a big adjustment, especially if you don't have home gym equipment. But KSL's Aley Davis found it's possible to have an effective workout at home just using your own body weight.
3 years ago

Virtual Recreation Keeps Kids Connected, Improves Mental Health

In addition to school being canceled, many after school sports and activities have also been put on hold. Local coaches and instructors are going out of their way to not only help their athletes stay active, but emotionally and mentally engaged.
3 years ago

Utah Shakespeare Festival Shares Suicide Prevention Message With Students

The Utah Shakespeare Festival took a special message on tour to high schools and universities throughout the state this year at no charge.
3 years ago

Payson Man Known For Life-Saving Wave Honored With ‘Heroes’ Award

A Payson man received a special honor by the Utah Attorney General for the small gesture he made that saved a man’s life.
3 years ago

Strategies For Managing Never-Ending Chronic Pain

Pain is a necessary signal our bodies send to alert us that something is wrong, but sometimes never-ending pain can be debilitating. One Park City woman is developing strategies to learn how to cope when the pain doesn’t go away.
3 years ago