winter inversions http://kuer.org en Intermountain Doctors Say Bad Air Quality Associated with Spike in Patients http://kuer.org/post/intermountain-doctors-say-bad-air-quality-associated-spike-patients <p></p><p>Air quality along the Wasatch front this week has reached levels above what the federal government deems safe, and doctors at Intermountain Medical Center say they are already hearing a lot of related health complaints from their patients.</p><p>Among those seeing a spike in patients is Denitza Blagev, pulmonary and critical care physician at Intermountain Medical Center. Common symptoms include chest tightness, chest burning, and shortness of breath.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:53:00 +0000 Andrea Smardon 39539 at http://kuer.org Intermountain Doctors Say Bad Air Quality Associated with Spike in Patients Clearing the Air: What the Legislature Proposes http://kuer.org/post/clearing-air-what-legislature-proposes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As </span>Utahns<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> persist through one of the worst winter inversion seasons in a decade, many have focused their frustration and anger over dirty air on elected officials in the Utah legislature.&nbsp; In part two of our series <a href="http://radiowest.kuer.org/topic/clearing-air">Clearing the Air</a>, </span>KUER<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> News explores the &nbsp;short and long term solutions lawmakers are proposing.</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 05:59:07 +0000 Terry Gildea 25310 at http://kuer.org Clearing the Air: What the Legislature Proposes