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Eagle Mountain residents told not to use city water after system break-in

Eagle Mountain residents have been advised not to drink, cook or bathe with their water.

Don't expect Gov. to announce Medicaid plan at health summit

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't ready yet to announce a final deal has been reached with the federal government on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, even though he's holding his annual... Read more »

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Eagle Mountain residents told not to use city water after system break-in

Eagle Mountain residents have been advised not to drink, cook or bathe with their water after a break-in at one of the city's water tanks. Read more »

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: The difference between being interesting and being interested

We can choose whether we are interested or interesting. One can be both. Elements that make a person interested include agency (courage), awareness (selflessness), attention (focus, time) and... Read more »

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Health care system can make dying difficult for families

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Death may be the only thing we know we'll have in common with those around us. But crafting a "good death" is not easy, and success is never guaranteed. But a New York Times Room for Debate... Read more »

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UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate aid for the accelerating West African crisis. Read more »

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Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

Fourteen-year-old D.J. Mulbah set off at dawn with his mother and grandmother in desperate pursuit of a coveted bed at the Ebola clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Liberia's capital. Read more »

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National Institutes of Health to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. Read more »

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Feds grant $3.5 million to Utah for health prevention programs

Health officials in Utah received a $3.5 million grant to help address chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Hundreds gather to fight childhood cancer, Olson family remembers Brylee

Hundreds gathered at the CureSearch walk Saturday to raise money to cure childhood cancer. Last year Brylee Olson was honored as a hero in her battle against caner. This year her family released a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Liberia: Top doctor goes under Ebola quarantine

Liberia's chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, and... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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'Body Worlds' brings health education focus to The Leonardo

“Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life,” an exhibition featuring plastinated body specimens that walks visitors through how the human body changes over time, opens today at The Leonardo. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Liberians allowed to stay in US amid Ebola crisis

President Barack Obama's administration won't deport Liberian immigrants from Rhode Island and other states back to the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for at least two more years. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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WHO: 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses in coming months

Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines should be available in the coming months and could eventually be given to health care workers and other people at high risk of the deadly disease,... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Doctor house calls no longer a thing of the past for one Utah community

University of Utah Health Care's South Jordan Health Clinic offers home visits for newborn babies in their first week of life. Doctors say they are changing to meet the access needs of patients. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Work is sometimes the best medicine

Your job may cause you stress or frustration, but it could also be the best medicine. New research has shown that those with anger and depression can benefit from a stressful work environment. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Body Worlds exhibit debuts this weekend at Leonardo

Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life is the latest exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens. The exhibit opens at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 27. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Congress releases war funds to fight Ebola

Top lawmakers in Congress have approved the use of leftover Afghanistan war money to fight Ebola in West Africa. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses, fire officials said Thursday. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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3rd US Ebola patient released from hospital

The third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa was released Thursday from a Nebraska hospital. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Sierra Leone cordons off 3 areas to control Ebola

Sierra Leone restricted travel Thursday in three more "hotspots" of Ebola where more than 1 million people live, meaning about a third of the country's population is now under quarantine. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Intermountain Medical Center aims to increase Utah's dismal mammography rate

Utah has one of the worst mammography screening rates in the country, and one local physician says it's because most women don't see themselves getting breast cancer. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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Middle-class squeeze: From day care to health care

Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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South Africa: Rescuers amputate leg to save man

South African rescue workers recently performed surgery on the side of a cliff, amputating the leg of a man whose foot was jammed between rocks in a drama reminiscent of the ordeal of Aron Ralston,... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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