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Children with mild mental health issues are often overlooked

Developmental psychologists use research to raise awareness of the complexity of mental health in childhood,...

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CVS' cigarette ban a year later and more health news

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Build a powerful culture with emotional connections

Revising the purpose of the company helped employees to make emotional connection with their customers. Employees rallied around their new mission: “We bring happiness into your... Read more »

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Erin Stewart: Are Mormon women getting plastic surgery to compete for men?

The number of breast enhancements in the Beehive State has one author wondering whether a shortage of Mormon men is to blame. Read more »

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Why you shouldn't eat on the move and more health news

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Mental health issues recast as a natural part of growing up

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Developmental psychologists use research to raise awareness of the complexity of mental health in childhood, correcting assumptions that only a few kids are affected by anxiety, mood or behavior... Read more »

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BYU student health plan exemption expires

BYU students are weighing their options for health insurance now that the school's student health plan is no longer considered compliant with President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

The Lehi City Public Library will host a workshop on "Summer Vegetables" as part of the Healthy Eating on a Budget series. Read more »

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Three Highland sisters can hear again thanks to cochlear implants

Three sisters, one surgery. Three girls in a Utah family had severe hearing loss. But they took the leap and got cochlear implants to help them hear again. Read more »

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5 foods that taste better in September than they will all year and more health news

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Sept. 2, 2015

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'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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The healing power of pets: Research, experience speak to benefits of animal-assisted therapy

Pets can decrease cholesterol levels, blood pressure and feelings of loneliness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But you don’t have to own the dog for him to be... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Group calls for action to end epidemic of overdose deaths

Loved ones of those who died because of drug tragedies gathered Monday night at the Capitol to remember them and challenge the community and elected officials to do more to save lives. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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E-cigs surpass cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Admission Safe House will serve those with immediate mental health needs

The Utah State Developmental Center has broken ground on a new building, the Admission Safe House, which will serve and support people with intellectual disabilities who have immediate, complex or... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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How Medicare is trying to start a healthier national conversation about dying

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Medicare will likely begin reimbursing doctors who discuss end-of-life care plans with their patients in 2016. What do Medicare recipients need to know before taking advantage of this service? Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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U. welcomes first expanded class of medical students

The University of Utah welcomed 122 first-year medical students Friday, the first expanded medical class at the U. since the passage of SB42, legislation meant to address the shortage of physicians... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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New state-of-the art rehab center in Sandy helps paralysis patients

Inside Neuroworx's new $9 million rehabilitation center in Sandy, 24-year-old Isaiah Rodriguez walks with the help of an innovative device called Vector. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Family of teenage girl with burns on 65 percent of her body grateful for community support

Baylee Hoaldridge's parents say they're blown away by the outpouring of love and support from family, friends and complete strangers. Their daughter was burned from the chest down in an ATV... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover videos of... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Utah man dies of bubonic plague

State health officials are investigating a case of bubonic plague, which killed an elderly man in Utah earlier this month. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Community rallies to grant last wishes to terminally ill Tooele man

Friends, family and strangers step up to the plate to make dreams come true for a former Tooele High School baseball player who three weeks ago received a terminal diagnosis for his rare form of... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Utah tents help moms in Nepal deliver babies in more sanitary conditions

Mothers giving birth in Nepal don't have many options as to where to do so after devastating earthquakes ruined several medical buildings. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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New hospital in Jordan treats worst of Mideast's war-wounded

They are among the most tragically wounded from the Middle East's multiple wars. A 14-year-old Syrian girl whose lower legs were torn off by a shell. A 15-year-old Iraqi boy who was severely burned... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Sherry Young: A mother's glimpse into life with a special needs child

"Emma's future is unknown, an empty canvas. I want to paint it with love and hope and not bitterness and fear. I love this girl so much, and wherever I go I will proudly say ‘She's With... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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