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Lack of air conditioning temporarily closes busy health clinic in Salt Lake

The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics.

Utah health officials rule out cholera infection

Two local residents suspected to have cholera instead have a related disease that presents similar symptoms but is less infectious, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. Read more »

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Lack of air conditioning temporarily closes health clinic

The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics, and patients are being asked to wait or visit another clinic until it is fixed. Read more »

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FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and... Read more »

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How sports benefit a child's mind and heart, and more health news

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Jay Evensen: Don't let an apocalypse-free summer blind us to real dangers

In the back of my mind, I still can hear former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, who assured me soon after leaving his post as Health and Human Services secretary for President George W. Bush, that future... Read more »

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2 suspected cholera cases being investigated in Salt Lake County

The Salt Lake County Health Department is investigating two suspected cases of cholera. Read more »

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After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. Read more »

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Hope for an Alzheimer's cure and more health news

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Richard Davis: Time to fix Obamacare rather than fight it in court

Obamacare is far from perfect. It was cobbled together badly. Implementation has been problematic. Now that the legal battles over Obamacare are over, the president and the Congress should work... Read more »

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Holladay fire station to offer free CPR training

Unified Fire Station 104 in Holladay is offering free CPR training during July. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says

July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears this West African country could face another outbreak of the... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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The grossest health concerns of summer and more wellness news

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June 30, 2015

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Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

sannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face

Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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California vaccine bill goes to lawmakers for final vote

California lawmakers are considering a measure that will require vaccinations for most children in public schools. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Health group reinvents famous Coke commercial with new lyrics

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Sugary drinks like Coke and Pepsi have few fans among health advocates. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Forget the Advil, and listen to your favorite playlist instead

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A research study on hospitalized children found that favorite songs can be as effective as Advil in reducing pain. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act and more health news

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June 26, 2015

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Pacific Islanders in Utah to run for their lives

The Queen Center is hosting the MANA 5K Tobacco-Free Run at 8 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. Proceeds from the race will benefit families of two community members whose lives have... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Utahns have mixed reactions to health care decision

The U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that the Affordable Care Act's tax credits are available to all eligible Americans no matter where they live or whether their state has a locally run exchange.... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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