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The Latest on Nepal Quake: Stronger quake may be yet to come

An engineer who works on earthquake risks says the 7.8-magnitude temblor that struck Saturday may not be the Big One.

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Stronger quake may be yet to come

An engineer who works on earthquake risks says the 7.8-magnitude temblor that struck on Saturday may not be the Big One for Nepal. Read more »

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Getting happier as you age and other health links

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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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Doctor: Vaccines result in healthy immune system

Immunizations are most effective when given early and to as many people as possible to protect the very few who can't get them, according to one Utah health official. Read more »

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Family wins security system, keeps son on autism spectrum safe

A Salt Lake City family is getting some peace of mind after winning an essay contest for a free security system. They say the system allows them to better protect their son, who has an autism... Read more »

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UK premier defends royals' right to choose private medical care rather than public for birth of child

With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their... Read more »

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Exercise is a 'miracle cure,' but not for obesity

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Exercise has lots of benefits, but it's not the key to weight loss, experts say. Read more »

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: A different view of the parable of the talents

"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more »

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Abuse of ADHD drugs expands beyond campuses

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As students who abused drugs like Adderall in college graduate, they bring their dangerous habits to the workforce. Read more »

April 25, 2015

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Town prays for Texas ice cream maker linked to listeria

Alice Stern and Billie Schomburg were among the more than 200 people who gathered at a prayer vigil Saturday to show what they say is their unwavering support for Blue Bell Creameries, which is... Read more »

April 25, 2015

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The pros and cons of treadmill workouts and other health links

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

April 24, 2015

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Partnership gives Utah students a look inside hospitals, operating rooms

High schoolers from across the state witnessed a taped recording of babies born via traditional routes and Cesarean section. Virtual Healthcare Interactive is a partnership between the Utah State... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: How to protect students from sexual assault

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The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities that receive federal financial aid to publicly report statistics for sex offenses. The intention is to make college a safer place, but... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Few vets getting care through $10 billion VA program

A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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This is your brain on spring and other health links

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

April 23, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: How one community in Oregon is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault

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While colleges across America roil with complaints of Title IX violations, mishandling of campus rape cases and unwillingness to change, Southern Oregon University is turning into a bright spot in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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West Valley police open 'soft' interview room for victims of violence

In keeping with its recent focus on supporting survivors of sexual violence, the West Valley City Police Department opened a "soft" interview room specifically for survivors this week. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is low

Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Event to bring awareness of falling at workplace

The National Safety Stand-Down aims to raise awareness among employers and employees about the hazards of falls at the workplace. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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After delay, lawmakers advance California vaccine bill

Opponents of a proposal that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated vowed to continue their fight after a Senate committee overwhelmingly approved the bill Wednesday. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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How serious is a kick to the groin?

How serious is a kick to the groin? Most men will experience a groin injury at some point in their life. But how concerned should they be about the long term effects. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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How infertility impacts young people and other health links

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

April 22, 2015

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How — and why — to teach your kids to love nature

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It's National Park Week from April 18 to 26. Here is advice from experts on how to get your kids to love spending time outside. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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