How Salt Lake County plans to fight homelessness and improve mental health in the long term

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute in Research Park in Salt Lake City is pictured on Nov. 4, 2019. Jean Welch Hill, the Salt Lake County’s new Criminal Justice Initiatives director, says the criminal justice system needs to focus more on rehabilitation than punishment. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY … Read more

Is population growth cause for hope or concern?

“The 360” shows you different perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates. What’s happening The world’s population reached an estimate 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to estimates from the United Nations. It took just 12 years for the global population to increase from 7 billion to 8 billion, a period of unprecedented growth … Read more

The Link Between Grocery Shopping and Dementia — Best Life

Every three seconds, someone in the world develops dementia, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). That means by the time you finish this article, 40 or more new people will be facing this debilitating disease, for which there is no cure. This fact is alarming because maintaining cognitive health—your brain’s ability to think, learn, and … Read more