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3 South Jordan siblings battling rare disease where food could kill them

South Jordan siblings suffer from a rare white blood cell disorder that makes eating a life or death proposition.

Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening... Read more »

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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. Read more »

10 hours ago

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'Amazing Race' winner beats testicular cancer

Reality star and Amazing Race winner, Connor O'Leary is a testament to knowing the symptoms of cancer. Read more »

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Obama: Ebola one day, extremist threat the next

Underscoring the multiple challenges facing his administration, President Barack Obama consulted with military officials Wednesday about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State... Read more »

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Syria: 15 children die after getting vaccinations

At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of Syria, and activists said Wednesday that the death toll from two days of government airstrikes in the central city of Talbiseh climbed to nearly 50, a... Read more »

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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa. Read more »

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Lehi trail next stop for Utah County Try a Trail

Hikers are invited to enjoy a trail with the Utah County commissioners and the Utah County Health Department. Read more »

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3 South Jordan siblings battling rare disease where food could kill them

Three South Jordan siblings suffer from a rare white blood cell disorder that makes eating a life or death proposition. Friends and family are trying to raise money for genetic testing and treatment. Read more »

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UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Read more »

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support... Read more »

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More children live to age 5, work still to be done

More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday. Read more »

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President Obama: Ebola outbreak a threat to global security

Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the... Read more »

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Mom battling cancer determined to live for premature newborn, family

Just three weeks ago, Kathy Taylor received a devastating diagnosis. The mother of five, who was 26 weeks pregnant, was told she had an aggressive form of melanoma that had spread throughout her... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Primary Children's opens outpatient facility

Primary Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of the new Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building Monday. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Gilead to license generic version of Sovaldi

Sciences has reached a deal with several generic drugmakers to produce a cheaper version of its popular, $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug Sovaldi for use in developing countries. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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British boy gets first proton treatment in Prague

British boy Ashya King underwent his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumor in Prague on Monday, a week after the 5-year-old boy was flown here from Spain. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

The next open enrollment season for President Barack Obama's health care law is only two months away. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia sufferers gather for hope

Hundreds gathered in Salt Lake City Saturday for a conference dealing with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Attendees heard from doctors, other patients and vendors who believe they can help with... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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WHO turns down Sierra Leone request for funds for Ebola evacuation

The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to evacuate a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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'People don't talk about it,' recovering addict says

As Shannon Egan's alcoholism worsened, no one in her family dared to talk about it. She feared judgment from family members while her parents were afraid of triggering her addiction. "That's the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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52 US House members send letter opposing changes to transplant distribution

Fifty-two U.S. House members sent a letter Friday to federal health officials voicing concerns about a proposal to change the map that governs how donated livers are distributed around the country. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Cuba sending dozens of doctors to fight Ebola

Cuba's health ministry said Friday it is sending more than 160 health workers to help stop the raging Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, providing a much-needed injection of medical expertise in a... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Strength after suicide: Mother walks to remember son, raise awareness, build support

About 2,000 people are expected to walk Saturday in Salt Lake City’s “Out of Darkness” event, put on by the Utah chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Primary Children's Hospital expansion nearing completion

A need for space and a changing health care environment are driving the expansion of Primary Children's Hospital, which is set to open in early October. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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