Jed Boal, KSL

Jed Boal


Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Jed:


Blood test could reveal risk of having long-term health effects of COVID-19

While long COVID-19 continues to cause medical problems for thousands of Utahns, new research suggests a blood test could one day help determine a person's risk for the perplexing condition. → Read More


Utah doctors, hospital staff 'moving mountains' to beat back omicron surge

Unlike other parts of the country, the surge in omicron cases has not peaked yet in Utah. → Read More


Utah County pilots perform unique Christmas Eve rescue

On Christmas Eve, a couple of pilots in Utah County used their skills to help in an unexpected way to help stranded holiday travelers get home. → Read More


Wet snow from recent storm benefits Utah reservoirs

Wednesday's overnight snowstorm delivered exactly what Utah desperately needed across most of the state. → Read More


Utah Avalanche Center urging safety ahead of forecasted snowstorms

Backcountry skiers and snowmobilers are beyond eager to start riding when the forecasted snowstorms arrive. Until then, it's a good idea to brush up with proper avalanche education. → Read More


Ogden community pays honors to Pearl Harbor with 21-gun salute

The American Legion in Ogden gathered with community members to honor those killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago today. → Read More


Triathlete overcomes his biggest challenge yet: stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the deadliest of all major cancers, but it's not a death sentence. This Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, a cancer survivor who lives life at a fast pace shared his journey. → Read More


High number of traffic fatalities concern UHP headed into holiday weekend

Traffic picked up Tuesday evening ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Following a surge in highway fatalities, safety advocates urged everybody to pay attention and reign in aggressive driving. → Read More


Utah's Hogle Zoo hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children

Children ages 5 to 11 can receive a COVID-19 vaccine at clinics being hosted by Utah's Hogle Zoo this weekend. → Read More


Ski, snowboard shops gear up for snow season — but will the gear be there in time?

Utah resorts should be open for skiing and snowboarding in one month, even sooner if any of the resorts open early due to the recent October storms. But will the gear be here in time? → Read More


University of Utah hospital fills again as caregivers urge vaccinations

The surge in cases has caused yet another strain on Utah's hospital. University of Utah Hospital's chief medical operations officer said the return to school will only make things worse. → Read More


Extreme heat causing Utah roads to buckle

Extreme heat has created a real problem for Utah's roadways and the crews who keep the roads in good shape. → Read More


Utah ranks No. 1 on honesty scale when it comes to leaving a note after damaging car

Utah drivers have been out in record numbers this holiday weekend, enjoying their favorite places, but how honest are they when they're behind the wheel? → Read More


Utah sees record number of human-caused wildfires in 2020

Firefighters are battling two human-caused wildfires in Utah and state officials said dangerous fire conditions will continue. → Read More


U. pulmonologist: Wildfire smoke could increase risk for COVID-19

As wildfires across the West fill the air with smoke, doctors are warning that particulate pollution could make Utahns more susceptible to COVID-19 infection. → Read More


Experts share tips for improving sleep during COVID-19 pandemic

Stress related to COVID-19 is impacting sleep for many Utahns, and that can hurt overall health. So if you feel like you're not getting quality \u201cZ\u2019s\u201d during the pandemic, you\u2019re not alone. → Read More


West Jordan neighbors amazed at how quickly Sunday's shooting escalated

A gun battle erupted in the front yards of a quiet West Jordan neighborhood with children at play Sunday night. Now, there are many questions about that shooting, which left one man dead and a police officer injured. → Read More


Utah researchers using genetic code of coronavirus to learn about spread

Researchers at the Utah Department of Health and ARUP Laboratories are doing some scientific sleuthing to learn how COVID-19 has spread in Utah. → Read More

Slain officer’s funeral will likely be on his 5th wedding anniversary, mother says

She describes Nathan Lyday as ‘gentle giant’; neighbor reports frightening history with gunman → Read More


First Utahn treated with plasma transfusion recovering, returns home

Utah’s first recipient of a convalescent plasma transfusion is recovering and has returned home. → Read More