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WVU receives $1.2 million to bring telehealth capabilities to rural emergency departments

Rural emergency departments often lack the medical specialists who staff larger, urban hospitals. Yet rural patients have the same conditions–and need the same prompt care–that people in cities do.

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Impaired air quality associated with children's absences from school

In Salt Lake City schools, absences rise when the air quality worsens, and it’s not just in times of high pollution or “red” air quality days–even days following lower levels of pollutions saw increased absences.

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Job-based health insurance costs are up 4% this year, 55% in past decade

Health insurance costs for Americans who get their coverage through work continued a relentless march upward with average family premiums rising 4% to $21,342 this year, according to a study published Thursday.

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Lifetime experiences help older adults build resilience to pandemic trauma

Older adults are especially vulnerable physically during the coronavirus pandemic. But they’re also notably resilient psychologically, calling upon a lifetime of experience and perspective to help them through difficult times.

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