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Utah may put new mandates on abortion providers

Monte Whaley | Feb 21, 2020 | Utah

What They're Watching: Camille Collett, MD, MPH

Michael Goldberg | Feb 18, 2020 | Utah

Camille Collett, MD, MPH, is a faculty member at St. Marks Family Medicine Residency. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss end of life care.     The order of life sustaining treatment is what medical physicians can fill out wit patients to find out,...[ Read More ]

Utah county adds PrEP to fight HIV

Monte Whaley | Feb 18, 2020 | Utah

A daily pill to protect against HIV infection is now available at the Salt Lake County Health Department STD Clinic. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was added in January to protect the clinic’s clients who are sexually active, particularly those with multiple partners, and for those who inject drugs, said Dr....[ Read More ]

Utah lawmakers work to clarify new medical pot measure

Monte Whaley | Feb 18, 2020 | Utah

Utah lawmakers Tuesday approved several changes and clarifications to the state’s new medical marijuana law, including making it clear that private employers do not have to accommodate medical marijuana use under the measure. “A private company can have any kind of medical cannabis program they want,” Senate Majority Leader Evan...[ Read More ]

Utah gears up for sale of medical marijuana

Monte Whaley | Feb 17, 2020 | Utah

Utah is gearing up for the introduction of medical marijuana in March with the pre-registration of medical providers for the state’s medical cannabis program. Registration as a qualified medical provider enables a provider to recommend medical cards for their patients. Patient cards will be available beginning next month, but state...[ Read More ]

Earned Income Tax Credit Strengthens Local Economies, Helps Utah Families Get Out of Poverty

, | Feb 7, 2020 | Utah

Lt. Governor Spencer Cox and the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), in partnership with the Utah Coalition for Protecting Childhood and Utah Tax Help, encourage eligible Utahns to file for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as this tax credit has positive impacts on vulnerable individuals’ health and the...[ Read More ]

Poll says Utahns want help on drug pricing

Monte Whaley | Feb 6, 2020 | Utah

A new survey in Utah finds an overwhelming majority of voters consider drug prices as a top issue in the state, blame drug companies for high prices and want more transparency in drug pricing. The survey was done by Lower Drug Prices for Utah (LDPUT), conducted by Morning Consult and...[ Read More ]

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