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Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Photo credit: SCNG

The dangers of distraction

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch April 18, 2022

In 2021, speeding resulted in 7,951 crashes in Utah, adding to the already increasing rate of car crashes. Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents.Utah Highway Patrol...

According to Consumer Reports, the liquids inside laundry pods contain chemicals that can burn the mouth, digestive system and stomach. In an effort to stem the spread of the challenge, both Facebook and YouTubes parent company Google removed Tide Pod Challenge videos from their platforms. After the initial backlash subsided, many people began making jokes about the challenge and some restaurants and bakeries made food that looked like Tide pods. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/TNS)

The psychology behind stupidity

Tori Waltz November 21, 2018

Back in January, the "Tide Pod challenge" swept social media. This infamous dare urged users, primarily teenagers, to bite into laundry detergent packets filled with lethal chemicals and upload their reactions...

Growing up on Facebook

July 20, 2015

Take a minute to think back to your high school days. If you happen to beĀ feeling particularly brave, you can even think back to your cringe-worthy middle school days. Imagine the halls are buzzing...

Hope4Utah focuses on prevention, intervention, postvention

January 14, 2015

When people hear the word "Utah" they may think of skiing, hunting or any number of other outdoor activities. They may even think of the predominant religion, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

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