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Hemp oil registration cards bring hope for families

The Utah Department of Health began issuing hemp extract registration cards on Tuesday.

State regulators take away Utah doctor's prescription pad

The state Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing has stripped a Utah doctor living on the island of Saipan of his license to prescribe controlled substances. Dr. Paul Marie Gahlinger,... Read more »

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Runners could get cash for wearing reflective clothing

Utah runners could receive an unexpected prize in the next two weeks: cash for wearing reflective clothing. Read more »

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It's not too late for a beach body

Having trouble getting your body to look the way you want it? Here are the ins and outs of safe cosmetic surgery options. Read more »

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Hemp oil registration cards bring hope for families

The Utah Department of Health began issuing hemp extract registration cards on Tuesday, allowing caregivers to possess and use hemp oil extract in treating patients with epilepsy. Read more »

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: More teaching, less threatening can lead to greater influence

Bad behavior is more often due to a lack of skills than to bad motives. When we learn to recognize our tendency to ask, “Why would a reasonable, rational and decent person do this?” our... Read more »

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Murray community rallies to bring injured teen home

Family and friends of a Murray girl who was involved in a roll-over car accident in Louisiana have rallied together and raising money to bring her home. Read more »

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Government scientist finds forgotten vials of smallpox in storage room

A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? "Have a piece of fruit." Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: To forsake without being forsaken

What does it mean to be forsaken or for us to forsake? Wouldn’t be nice if the evil of the world felt forsaken? The bad guys would look around for the young, the foolish or the infirm to join... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

A is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Ghana: Quarantined US citizen tested for Ebola

Health officials in Ghana say a U.S. citizen is being tested for Ebola and remains in quarantine after he fell ill while in West Africa. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages. Brody had previously questioned whether that would... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand

No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Oregon mental hospital to honor 'forgotten souls'

They were dubbed the "forgotten souls" — the cremated remains of thousands of people who came through the doors of Oregon's state mental hospital, died there and whose ashes were abandoned... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Utah program helps deaf babies to hear

The Children's Hearing Aid Pilot Program has outfitted 19 Utah children with free hearing aids. It is halfway through its probationary period and is seeking to help additional babies and children... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Utah working to implement veterans treatment courts

The Utah State Courts are working to implement veterans treatment courts in both 3rd District and 4th District courts. These courts will be similar to the other "problem-solving courts" already in... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Predicting which teenagers will be binge drinkers may be possible

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A study in Nature says it may be possible to predict which teenagers will become binge drinkers and abuse alcohol. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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Nonprofits help the dying make farewell videos

Carolyn Ngbokoli doesn't remember the sound of her mother's voice. She was just 19 when her mom died, and no recordings were left. Read more »

July 5, 2014

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Beekeepers abuzz about Portland regulation

In Portland, a good beekeeper needs good neighbors — lots of them. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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University of Utah researchers to help African refugees achieve healthier pregnancies

Researchers at the University of Utah are hoping to increase the health of babies born to the state's African refugee population by offering proper prenatal care and instruction. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Holiday eating: Have a hot dog, just don't overdo it

Nutrition and fitness experts offer tips on how to stay healthy during the summer vacation and travel season. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Fourth Street Clinic seeking new CEO

The search is on for a new chief executive officer at the Fourth Street Clinic, its third in 28 years of operation. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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7 ways your family can prevent dementia and heart disease

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New research supports the American Heart Association's list of seven ways families can improve health and diminish risk of future heart problems and dementia, including Alzheimer's — the... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Seniors learn 'parkour,' sport of daredevil youths

On a recent morning in London, Lara Thomson practiced spinning on benches, swinging from metal bars and balancing off raised ledges — all elements of a daredevil discipline known as "parkour." Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Supreme Court ruling won't alter birth-control coverage for many

Don't expect a massive wave of companies to stop paying for employees' contraceptives after this week's Supreme Court decision allowing some businesses to refuse to cover birth control. Read more »

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