Entries by David Heaton

The Zika Virus: What You Should Know

Updated 8-11-16 What is Zika? Zika is a virus related to dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile virus. How is it spread? Zika is spread to humans primarily by the Aedes species of mosquito. This species is rarely, if ever, found in Utah. Sexual transmission is possible, but rare. What are the symptoms and how dangerous […]

New Year’s Resolutions

By Kylaas Flanagan, SWUPHD Health Educator Here are some familiar examples of New Year’s resolutions you’ll hear every year: – I’m going to lose weight! – I’m going to the gym every day! – I’m not going to eat junk food! – I’m going to quit smoking! – I’m going to spend time with my […]