Your Life Your Health

Marc Dunbabin, got his second chance at life with his family thanks to a bone marrow donor....
Emma Benson

Utah dad gets second chance at life thanks to bone marrow transplant

Utah dad hopes to meet the person who gave him second chance at life thanks to a bone marrow transplant.
16 hours ago
Walking is one way to exercise and manage stress....
Emma Benson

Get moving: How to manage stress with exercise 

If not managed well, stress can cause serious health problems. So, how can you exercise to manage stress?
8 days ago
Rebecca Page has worked hard to get her children on a regular sleep routine....
Ken Fall and Emma Benson

How to keep your kids on a regular sleep routine to reduce stress

Experts emphasize that sleep is therapy, both physically and emotionally, which is why it's important to keep you and your kids on a regular sleep routine.
8 days ago
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Emma Benson

Finding relief for seasonal allergies

For many people – about 1 in 4 adults – spring allergies are inevitable. Dr. Glen Porter, an allergist with Intermountain Health, said you don't have to be miserable.
15 days ago
Tina Gomez was 27 when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis....
Emma Benson

‘It’s different every day’: Understanding multiple sclerosis and its prevalence in Utah

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, a chance to talk about this neurological condition which affects more than 30,000 Utahns.
22 days ago
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Emma Benson

National Nutrition Month: How to talk about body image with your kids

March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign designed to promote informed eating choices and positive body image.
28 days ago
Brady Dransfield (right) poses with his father, Scott Dransfield shortly after transplant surgery. ...
Emma Benson

‘Listen to your body’: Transplant survivor shares story for World Kidney Day

A kidney transplant survivor is warning others about kidney disease, including on World Kidney Day.
1 month ago
Mark Seguin in the hospital...
Emma Benson

Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Survivor urges screenings, early detection 

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a chance to raise awareness of the number one cancer killer for men under 50, and number two for women under 50.
1 month ago
Comiske riding her stationary bike, something she does every morning....
Emma Benson

Strategies to lengthen your life

The CDC says, on average, women tend to live 5-7 years longer than men because men have a higher rate of cardiovascular disease, but there are simple, healthy ways to increase your life expectancy.
2 months ago
Chris and Aimee Tyler, speaking about their experience with Chris's pancreatic cancer diagnosis....
Emma Benson

‘Cancer can affect anybody’: Utah couple processes pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. and often goes undetected until it's advanced. One Utah County man is fighting for more time with his loved ones.
2 months ago
Ruth Norton uses the ArthroFit gym to help senior patients prevent, prepare for and recover from su...
Emma Benson

Intermountain program helps seniors fight joint pain, recover from surgery

Ruth Norton has had her fair share of health challenges, including double-knee surgery, open-heart surgery, and breast cancer. 
2 months ago
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Emma Benson

‘The place we love isn’t healthy’: Millcreek couple weighs decision of moving due to poor air quality

No one is immune to the dangers of air pollution. What if you had to choose between staying in Utah while risking a premature death, or leaving behind family, your career, and your roots to move somewhere new for the sake of your health? One Millcreek couple is facing that exact scenario. #yourlifeyourhealth
2 months ago
Jayde St. Clair (left) with her newborn child being held by her husband....
Emma Benson

How childbirth education classes can help moms prepare for labor

Intermountain Health is offering prenatal courses for parents that cover everything from pregnancy to labor and delivery to postpartum care.
3 months ago
Steve Adams on dialysis...
Emma Benson

Are you at risk for kidney disease? 

Steve Adams is not afraid of making friends, even at the dialysis center. 
3 months ago
Chris and Amy Pendleton chat in their Midway home. Doctors are treating Chris Pendleton's advanced ...
Emma Benson

New treatment helps Midway man live with advanced prostate cancer

Approximately one out of eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. Chris Pendleton, of Midway, was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. Thanks to a new treatment, he can continue to enjoy doing the things he loves.
3 months ago
FILE —  Respiratory virus illness activity continues to increase across the US.
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Emma Benson

‘Not viruses to mess around with’: Experts urge caution during ongoing ‘tripledemic’

Experts say though not as severe as last year, this winter we're seeing another "tripledemic" – rising cases of COVID-19, flu and RSV in Utah.
3 months ago
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Emma Benson

Safe on the slopes: how to prevent winter sports injuries

Winter sports are a great way to have some fun during the cold months, but whether you're a novice or an expert, it's important to be aware of the risk of injury.
4 months ago
(FILE) - A person cutting a lemon....
Emma Benson

5 simple and safe home remedies for colds

Coughs and sore throats are common this time of year, but you don't have to suffer. Here are a couple of simple and safe ways to get relief.
4 months ago
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Emma Benson

Choking hazards: how to keep your little ones safe this holiday

During this time of year, every parent needs to be extra vigilant. The various holiday foods, decorations and toys are all items that could endanger a young child.
4 months ago
When a child is going through a mental health crisis, their education can take a back seat. (KSL TV...
Tamara Vaifanua

Utah hospital helping students heal from mental health issues while staying on top of schoolwork

When a child is going through a mental health crisis, their education can take a back seat.
4 months ago
No one wants to spend their holiday at the hospital. One way is to get moving once and a while....
Emma Benson

5 tips for a heart-healthy holiday

No one wants to spend their holiday at the hospital. Here are five tips from a medical expert to keep your heart health top of mind this season.
4 months ago
Chuck Tabaracci in front of The Treasury (made famous by the Indiana Jones movies), the starting po...
Emma Benson

Utah marathon runner puts added emphasis on heart health for the holidays

A Utah runner who survived a heart murmur and valve blockage is urging others to keep health in mind during the holidays.
4 months ago
Davis (right) with her child visiting her doctor. (KSL TV's Emma Benson)...
Emma Benson

What you need to know about getting vaccinated while pregnant

It's cold and flu season, and pregnant mothers and newborns are among those most vulnerable to illnesses, but expectant moms can protect themselves -- and their babies -- through vaccination.
4 months ago
On the one-year anniversary of his heart attack, Morgan Daines and Dr. O'Neal rode up Wolf Creek Pa...
Emma Benson

Don’t wait: heart attack rapid response saves life of Utah dad

If you or a loved one were to experience a heart attack, time becomes a matter of life or death. KSL's Emma Benson shows us how a collaborative program at Intermountain Medical Center saved the life of an otherwise healthy patient.
5 months ago

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