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CDC monitoring laboratory technician for possible Ebola exposure

A laboratory technician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was being monitored Wednesday

How to help find a cure for Ebola from the comfort of your home

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Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute have created a way for everyday people to join their hunt for a cure. Read more »

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Arianne Brown: Threatening your young athlete is never OK

While standing at the sideline of my son's soccer game, I heard a dad yelling threatening words to his son. I wanted to say something, but didn't. I regret not stepping in. Here is what I wish I... Read more »

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CDC monitoring laboratory technician for possible Ebola exposure

A laboratory technician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was being monitored Wednesday for possible accidental exposure to the Ebola virus that came during an experiment, officials... Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Report: Ebola survival improving in Sierra Leone

r into the world's worst Ebola outbreak, doctors are reporting an encouraging sign: About 70 percent of patients in a hard-hit area of Sierra Leone now survive. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Unusual treatment saves baby at Seattle hospital

A Seattle baby is home in time for Christmas after local doctors bet on a last-chance, once-discarded treatment that uses liquid, not air, to inflate the collapsed lungs of fragile newborns. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Denver shelters cite legal pot in homeless upswing

Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They were flaky, often leaving the homeless man without the... Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Find the right team for pain management

Dec. 23, 2014

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Experts encourage 'vigilance' from parents of newborns during flu season

Parents of babies at Intermountain Riverton Hospital receive stockings and tips for keeping babies healthy. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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US moves toward dropping lifetime ban on gay blood donations

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Proposal seeks gun permits for Colorado pot users

Colorado was the first state to flout federal drug law with recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Do heart patients fare better when doctors away?

Doctors joke that if you're going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a new study suggests some older hospitalized heart patients... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Court heaps grief on vaccine victims, makes them wait years

All but broken by her son's violent and unexplained seizures, by so many panicked trips from the crib to the emergency room, Jeffrey McCord's mom thought her desperate search for both answers and... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Cambodia 'doctor' faces murder rap in HIV outbreak

An unlicensed medical practitioner suspected of negligently infecting more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with the virus that causes AIDS was charged Monday with murder and other crimes, a prosecutor said. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

Asbestos waste spills in a gray gash down the flank of a lush green hill above tribal villages in eastern India. Three decades after the mines were abandoned, nothing has been done to remove the... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Massachusetts doctors have to provide end-of-life counseling

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Under a law that just took effect, the doctors of terminally ill patients are required to offer end-of-life counseling. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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Experts: It was a busy, black-eye year for disease control

Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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State: Local options needed for juvenile offenders

When juvenile offenders appear before Fifth Judicial Circuit Judge Scott Myren, he tries to get them help they need in the northern communities he presides over. It's not always an easy process. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Liberia holds Senate vote amid Ebola fears

Health workers manned polling stations across Liberia on Saturday as voters cast their ballots in a twice-delayed Senate election that has been criticized for its potential to spread the deadly... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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WHO: Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000

The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said as United Nations... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and Midwest

Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths; Utah among states where illnesses have occurred

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Grant will provide dental care to low-income kids

Intermountain Healthcare has announced a $200,000 grant to United Way of Salt Lake and its 10 collaborative partners to provide oral health care in underserved communities. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Photos: Cancer patients at Primary Children's receive iPads

Patients at Primary Children's Hospital received a gift Thursday that should keep giving throughout their stays. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Utah lawmakers recommend lowest-cost solution to Medicaid expansion, insuring only the 'most vulnerable'

After nearly two years of discussion, the Utah Health Reform Task Force voted to recommend two options of Medicaid expansion, not including the governor's Healthy Utah plan. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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