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Brothers don't let spina bifida stop their 'Super Wheelchair Adventures'

Camren and Murray Glad's parents taught them the only disability is a bad attitude.

Brothers don't let spina bifida stop their 'Super Wheelchair Adventures'

Brothers with the same birth defect don't let it stop them. Camren and Murray Glad's parents taught them the only disability is a bad attitude. They ski, fish and play basketball. Surgeons recently... Read more »

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Who qualifies for weight loss surgery?

Do you think that you qualify for weight loss surgery? Dr. Anna Ibele helps explain who qualifies for weight loss surgery and some important aspects to consider before choosing the surgical option. Read more »

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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down. Read more »

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Family workouts that strengthen bonds and more health news

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Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed. Read more »

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: How nature heals the brain

New studies in mental health find that a simple walk in nature can help heal the brain. Read more »

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Salt Lake protesters take their message to Planned Parenthood

Protesters carrying signs against abortion gathered outside a Planned Parenthood Association of Utah office Tuesday afternoon to call on government officials to strip funding from the reproductive... Read more »

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Boy who lost limbs to infection gets double-hand transplant

An 8-year-old Baltimore boy who lost his limbs to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday. Read more »

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Herbert says new Medicaid expansion plan less than a month away

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he and other state leaders are less than a month away from having a new Medicaid expansion proposal ready to be considered in a special session of the Legislature. Read more »

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Driving with only one shoe on

You’re likely asking yourself; why in the world would I drive with only one shoe on? The answer is: a simple but noticeable change in your routine can help you remember your precious baby in... Read more »

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Living — or dying — with decision not to don a helmet

Josh Frost is learning to live with the split-second decision not to don a helmet before stepping onto his long board. He's lucky at that; many people don't survive the type of traumatic brain... Read more »

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The false promises of cosmetic products and more health news

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Q&A: The secret to raising healthy kids, according to USDA nutrition leader

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Kathryn Wilson, deputy undersecretary for food, nutrition and consumer services with the USDA, is passionate about training young Americans to recognize a healthy meal when they see it. Read more »

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Brain Injury Alliance of Utah receives grant to educate caregivers

The Brain Injury Alliance of Utah received a sizable grant from the Interagency Outreach Training Initiative. The grant will be used to develop curriculum and provide training for family members... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Covered California: Cost of health care coverage increasing

Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Judge tosses lawsuit seeking fatal drugs for terminally ill

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the state of California by three terminally ill residents seeking doctor-prescribed fatal medication. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings

One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Planned Parenthood official says no profit from fetal organs

The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research

Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Study shows bystander intervention saves lives in cardiac arrest

A new study shows that bystanders who intervene by performing CPR or defibrillation on patients going into cardiac arrest can increase their chance for survival. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Why animals make us better people and more health news

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Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed. Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Planned Parenthood official says no profit from fetal organs

The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges... Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Planned Parenthood videos: No sign of political issue fading

Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research. The videos have put the group and its Democratic allies on the... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Abortion videos prompt calls for donations in Oklahoma

Recently released videos that show a Planned Parenthood official discussing the distribution of fetal body parts are being used by anti-abortion advocates in Oklahoma to seek political... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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California judge indicates dismissal of right-to-die lawsuit

A county judge strongly indicated Friday he will dismiss a lawsuit against the state by a single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates who want doctors to be... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Added sugar: Proposed food label would say how much to eat

Are you eating too much added sugar? The nutrition facts label may one day help figure that out. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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