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Contradictory rulings on health law; White House says subsidies to continue

President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle

Appeals courts issue contradictory rulings on health care law; White House says subsidies will continue

President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other... Read more »

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Propaganda war continues in Hobby Lobby aftermath

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Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege. Read more »

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: You're not in jail, so what is your excuse?

Individuals alone choose not to perform a push-up or sit-up. They take the elevator not the stairs. They are the makers of their schedule and stewards of their time and talents. They read or... Read more »

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Understanding and responding to the increase in teen depression

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For some American children, the struggles of adolescence are more serious than high school drama and hormones. Depression poses a serious health risk for a growing number of teens and should be... Read more »

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Health centers, clinics in Utah contribute more than healthy communities

Community health centers stimulate economic growth in Utah communities, according to a recent economic impact analysis. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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What happens to card debt when someone dies?

If family births are the most joyous occasions for almost all of us, family deaths are the polar opposite. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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How do Americans use their time?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases an annual report tracking how much time Americans spend, on average, on various daily activities. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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British woman's selfies shed light on mental illness

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Rebecca Brown was 14 when she started taking selfies to document her struggle with trichotillomania — a disorder that leads to compulsive hair pulling. Now 21, she's created a video montage... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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3 cheap ways to make the most of your summer exercise

Does it surprise anyone to learn that demand for personal trainers goes up in the summer? Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Weird ways our brains control our money habits

I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for money psychology studies. And it’s not just because I write about money. On a sheer curiosity level, they’re fascinating. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Supporters rally around breast-feeding Logan mom who was told to cover up

A group of breast-feeding moms in Logan are taking a stand after one of them was asked by a school principal to cover up. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Oregon's attorney general has sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Senate GOP blocks bill on contraception coverage

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Acting VA Secretary: VA has lost trust of vets, American people

The Department of Veterans Affairs has lost the trust of veterans and the American people as a result of widespread treatment delays for people seeking health care and falsified records to cover up... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Google, Novartis AG to develop contact lenses for diabetics

Google and Novartis have teamed up to develop a new kind of contact lens specially made to help people with diabetes. The new smart lens created by Novartis' Alcon eye-care division and... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Democrats seek political edge in contraception ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives under President... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Finding healing: Innovative Utah program turns addicts into athletes

Former addict helps others battle drug addiction by helping them find athletic achievement in Addict II Athlete. The group allows families and friends of addicts to find support and help, as well. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Number of people with HIV unchanged since 2012

The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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New guidelines on job discrimination could help many pregnant workers

New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Maintain your brain

The ins and outs of keeping your brain healthy and functioning at its highest level. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Change in S.L. County's mental health services 'awkward,' but audit points no fingers

An audit of Salt Lake County's behavioral health system notes an 'awkward' transition from a nonprofit agency as the sole service provider and overseer of the county's resources provider to... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Federal government toughens protections for pregnant workers

For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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J&J 2Q profit climbs 13 percent on new-drug sales

Sales of several new drugs, particularly its hot new hepatitis medicine, lifted Johnson & Johnson's second-quarter profit by 13 percent, topping analysts' expectations. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald’s he was... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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