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Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives

When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures up to 20 a day.

100 deadly days of summer: What you must do to keep your kids safe

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Many preventable child deaths go up in the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, including drownings, those involving vehicles and even youth suicide. But there are simple steps parents can... Read more »

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Disney's 'Tomorrowland' is a surprisingly violent take on the line between utopia and catastrophe

Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Navy commander thanks his single mother in touching video

Navy commander Ryan Breed, living in Norfolk, Virginia, surprised his mother, Cindy Breed, in Moreno Valley, California, with a video delivery from Teleflora thanking her for what she has done for... Read more »

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Report: Millennials in Utah mirror dropping birth, religious rates in U.S.

Utah is well ahead of the national curve of millennials becoming the largest living generation this year, according to a Utah Foundation report released Thursday. Read more »

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Goodbye, 'American Idol'

I will always remember my time on “Idol” and hope anyone who has a dream has the courage — and the perseverance — to chase it down. It’s possible. Read more »

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Five for Families: ‘Cinderella’ adds depth to classic tale

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »

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How to win a text argument with a loved one, according to Google

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Maybe you and your spouse are having an argument over text. Well, Google may soon have a solution and a way for you to end the debates. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: NBA star's 2-year-old daughter steals spotlight during news conference

Stephen Curry's 2-year-old daughter stole the spotlight during a news conference Tuesday night following the Golden State Warriors' 110-106 win over the Houston Rockets. Read more »

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These three countries offer insights into the challenges families face in an aging society

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At the end of WWII, the United States, Italy and Germany each had about the same elderly population. Now a new Pew report examines what family support looks like in each of them — and... Read more »

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21 things to look forward to at Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

This year is the 60th anniversary of the opening of the world's most famous theme park, Disneyland. The festivities and celebrations for this diamond anniversary will begin May 22. Read more »

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Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called... Read more »

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Young widows speak out about managing grief, seeking support

Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed... Read more »

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Sherry Young: Connecting the past with the present

An awareness of the hard work our ancestors put into living can help us try harder to be people they would be proud of knowing. We have the capacity to build on their dreams. Read more »

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Clinton says childcare needs to be a national priority

Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care... Read more »

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One overlooked factor in the American religious landscape — fertility rates

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When it comes to understanding the changing landscape of American religious life, the impact of fertility cannot be underestimated. Read more »

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Erin Stewart: Why do men want 'strong' daughters but 'sweet' wives?

A recent survey shows the gap between the qualities men want in their wives and the qualities men want in their daughters. Read more »

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Thanks for the music

It is difficult to overestimate the value of music, particularly classical music, in the quality of life and in the creation of warm and cultured homes. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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3 1/2 secrets to improve your backyard barbecue

America loves the taste of classic barbecue. This article shares how to get some of that flavor into your own backyard barbecues, no matter what kind of grill you have. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Limping to the end of the school year

With summer around the corner, I am barely able to keep up with the demands of the school year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: What a breakfast taught me about hypocrisy

I experienced true obscenity at breakfast. No, it was not what you may be thinking — it was not at Hooters before noon. It was in a five-star hotel in Manila, Philippines. What would you call... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Business Insider features 'Mormon-made' drama's journey to Netflix

Business Insider recently featured the unusual road BYUtv's "Granite Flats" has taken to get all three seasons offered on Netflix. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Suicides rates stay low for young children, but troubling increase among black boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Husband's reaction to wife's pregnancy announcement garners 5 million views

Brenda Price has always struggled to surprise her husband, Doug, but she finally caught him off guard, and his reaction has garnered more than 5 million views on YouTube. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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The most popular boy names from 1960 to 2013

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The Social Security Administration unveiled last week that Noah was the most popular boy name in 2014. Here's how popular boy names have changed over time. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Nothing else they would rather do: Couple has twins, triplets under 14 months old

When Julie and David Grygla leave their St. George home, they prepare to be met with stares and questions. As the parents of 14-month-old triplet boys and 1-month-old twin girls, David and Julie... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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