Utah Valley holds BYU to 36% in shooting for a second straight win over the Cougars

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes PROVO – In his first trip to BYU since moving across town to the Utah Valley, Blaze Nield had just 3 points in 21 minutes in the Wolverines’ 82-60 loss two years ago. He made up for it Wednesday night. Nield scored 10 points on a pair of 3-pointers and … Read more

Uta’s dad wrote a book inspired by a son with a rare genetic disorder

Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of someone who, like Samuel, suffers from a life-altering genetic disorder. (Photo by Megan Stallings) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DRAPER – When Cameron Bell … Read more

The secrets behind some of your favorite classic Christmas movies

Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy on 1983’s “Trading Places”, which features music from “The Marriage of Figaro”. (Moviestore/Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes ATLANTA – Watching Christmas movies is a whole tradition in itself. Every family has its mainstays, whether it’s a cartoon classic from the past or a more modern take on holiday cheer. … Read more

The donation will help more Utah families diagnose infants and children with genetic diseases

Luca Brunelli and Sabrina Malone Jenkins take care of an infant in the neonatal intensive care unit. A gift from the Mark and Cathy Miller Pediatric Genomics Fund will allow NeoSeq researchers to test more NICU babies for genetic disorders, says Dr. Sabrina Mallon-Jenkins, NeoSeq’s principal investigator. (Charlie Eilert) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes Salt … Read more

The family of a child with a rare genetic disorder grateful for primary childhood care

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes Salt Lake City – When a child is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or brings with it uncertainty about how long a child will survive, Children’s Primary Hospital creates a hospice team–a group of professionals to take care of every aspect of it. The life of the child and his … Read more

The library helps children prepare for winter by providing coats, shoes and books

Victor Lopez, left, and his mother Hilda sort coats through a process and toss inside the Salt Lake County Library in South Salt Lake on Saturday. The family said they were “extremely grateful.” (Ben B Brown, Desert News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SOUTH SALT LAKE — Hundreds of children and their parents lined up … Read more

A study has found that the use of government nutritional benefits may slow cognitive aging in eligible older adults

A new study shows that nutritional benefits can be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline. (Alex Segre, Cosmopolitan) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes A new study has revealed that nutritional benefits could be an effective way to slow age-related cognitive decline. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Neurologyfound that eligible seniors … Read more