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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.

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 »

20 hours ago

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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 »

23 hours ago

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Prosecutor: Plant owner OK'd tainted peanut sales

Prosecutors are wrapping up their case against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak, saying he knowingly approved shipments of tainted food "whatever the risk." Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Good Cheap Eats' contains great recipes that can be made on a budget

"Good Cheap Eats" includes delicious recipes that can be made by cooks of almost any skill level and also allows the reader to stay within a small budget. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Work requirement may be key to selling Utah lawmakers on Medicaid expansion alternative

Utah lawmakers want to see what kind of deal Gov. Gary Herbert finally makes with the Obama administration over a work requirement in his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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US gives ambulances to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

The United States donated five ambulances Wednesday to help Sierra Leone's fight against Ebola as the West African government acknowledged it can take up to 24 hours to pick up bodies in the... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Respiratory virus outbreak causing lots of sniffles in Utah

A respiratory sickness that is sweeping the nation hasn't been around much for more than five decades, and a local expert believes it is making up for that absence now. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease

Dr. Nathan Bexfield from University of Utah Health Care discusses the ins and outs of hand, foot and mouth disease. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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