PAIN IN THE BACK

The College of Health at University of Utah Health has been awarded a six-year, $6.5 million grant to study non-drug treatment of back pain among active duty members of the military.

Cultivating joy through mindfulness

New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, increases the brain’s response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain’s response to opioid-related cues.

NALOXONE

University Police Department officers carry drug that can reverse opioid overdoses.

CLEMENCY PETITION

U law professor Paul Cassell, a former federal judge, asks President Obama to commute sentence in Weldon Angelos case citing β€œunjust” 55-year mandatory minimum sentence he was forced to hand down in.