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With nearly 80 percent of Utahns living on the Wasatch Fault, Salt Lake City’s KUED wants to understand how prepared residents are for disaster by asking PIN sources for their insights.
Whitesburg, Ky.’s WMMT has developed an engagement project focused on giving people in Appalachia a voice in the conversation about unemployment and healthcare resources, issues that are among the most pressing problems in the region.
The St. Louis Beacon and Nine Network are working alongside other groups in town to spearhead a yearlong program focused on obesity and centered on the city’s north side.
Dementia costs more to treat each year in the U.S. than cancer or heart disease and much of that cost is borne by family members in a caregiver role. Here is the story of one Minnesota family — the parents who couldn’t plan for early-onset Alzheimer’s, and their daughter, who is ready for the worst.
“The best advice I can ever give is to find a diet or food philosophy that works for you, that your body responds to, and stick with it.”
The issue of clean air in Utah has become heavily politicized lately — but Utah Public Radio’s new investigative project aims to address the topic not through politics but through a lens of public health.
Traumatic brain injury often causes trouble with concentration, reading comprehension and memory — the very things that would likely prevent academic success. For veterans attempting to navigate the rhythms of college life, they can spell disaster.
In the coming weeks, we’ll hear a series of reflections from veterans of different eras on the issue of mental health. The first, David Beatty, served in the Air Force from 1971 to 2003, and says he’s still grappling with the invisible scars of combat.
A new update to a longstanding website gives users access to a plethora of health data for nearly every county in America — everything from smoking rates to the number of dentists or fast food restaurants. Maps make it easy to compare your county to the rest of your state.