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BYU works with Utah County Health Department to open …

WEBThe Utah County Health Department is working in conjunction with BYU to open a new COVID-19 vaccination site at the former Provo High School campus. The …

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URL: https://universe.byu.edu/2021/03/12/byu-works-with-utah-county-health-department-to-open-vaccination-site/

Kim Jenkins encourages BYU students to ‘bring light into your life’

WEBKim Jenkins, the communications director of the BYU College of Computational, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, urged students to find the light of …

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BYU provides healthcare options for students, dependents

WEBBYU’s health insurance costs $91 per month for one unmarried student, and $145 monthly for one married student. A dependent plan is $336 a month to include as …

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Utah’s pandemic response ranks third in the nation

WEBUtah ranked third in the nation in a Politico article rating how well states fared during the pandemic. The article, written by Sean McMinn and Liz Crampton scored …

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Is telemedicine the future of healthcare

WEBTelemedicine has been around for over 30 years, but has made enormous strides in the last decade and especially the last few months. Prior to COVID-19, health …

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BYU Office of Belonging takes action to prevent suicide

WEBNational crisis text line: text HOME to 741741. National suicide prevention lifeline: 988. The trevor project – an LGBTQ hotline 866-488-7386. The SafeUT app. …

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A look into Utah children’s lack of access to mental health care

WEBThe Center for Disease Control reports that 10 to 20% of Utah children experience a mental health disorder every year. That means that around 90,000 …

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Ice bath trend gains popularity, shows mental, physical health …

WEB1474. Ice baths have been shown to have a range of benefits for both mental and physical health. On social media, polar plunges are becoming more and …

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Health officials: Social media affects students’ mental health

WEBScrolling through Instagram while bored during class or keeping updated on the latest Facebook statuses may seem harmless to a student's health. However, in a …

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Non-traditional medical treatments seen as complement

WEBAlex Vaughn sits down to work on some homework and begins seeing spots, an early sign of a migraine headache. Given the 20 minutes she anticipates before the …

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The three components of lasting happiness, according to Harvard …

WEBGeorge Ernest, a BYU student from Monument, Colorado, said he was going to work on changing his habits. “(Brooks) said the last 25% of happiness was habits.

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America's loneliness epidemic

WEB“Our epidemic of loneliness and isolation has been an underappreciated public health crisis that has harmed individual and societal health,” Surgeon General …

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Students talk about social media

WEB203. Social media plays a factor in mental health as it is designed to make people’s brains focus on negativity, Dr. Mark Beecher explains. Students opened up …

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Winter weather and how it is affecting some Utahns’ mental health

WEBAccording to Thatcher, the best resource for mental health is reaching out to a trusted friend or family member and talking to them. Another way to connect with …

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Mormon culture contributes to early-returned missionaries' …

WEBPhysical ailments was the next top reason at 34 percent, and 38 percent said stress was a contributing factor to their early return. “Part of the problem is some …

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BYU Employee Wellness hosts adult vaccination clinic

WEBThe BYU Employee Wellness center, in conjunction with the Utah County Health Department, hosted its semi-annual adult immunization clinic for BYU employees …

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Traveling the Navajo Nation after the devastation of COVID-19

WEBDaily Universe reporters traveled to Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the country located in Southern Utah, to discover the realities of reservation life following …

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Beekeepers explain the importance of local honey

WEBPurchasing raw, unfiltered honey produced by local hives provides numerous health benefits to consumers, and can even strengthen immune systems against …

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Intermountain Healthcare rebrands to Intermountain Health

WEBUtah-based Intermountain Healthcare has rebranded itself as Intermountain Health as a means of conveying the company’s “added emphasis on keeping people …

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Utah cities top charts for worst air quality

WEBAccording to airnow.gov, Utah cities recently topped the charts multiple consecutive days for worst air quality in the U.S., including Salt Lake City at the top spot …

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Shining light on winter blues: A proactive approach to SAD

WEBWarren encouraged people to increase their light exposure by turning on lamps at home and opening the curtains or blinds to let light in. Another way to increase …

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