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Added protections for consumer information on health care website

The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information

Speakers at UVU symposium encourage people to embrace their imperfections

Women and men gathered Friday at Utah Valley University to discuss something that many work for but never achieve — perfectionism. Speakers presented information to help others change their... Read more »

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Ashley Eneriz: Why you need to start treating your debt like an emergency

At some point debt became the normal way of living. Need a car? Just take a loan out for it. Need a new sofa or can’t afford your groceries this month? Just put them on a credit card. Read more »

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Added protections for consumer information on health website

The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. Read more »

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Measles case reported in Sioux Falls; officials host clinic

An unvaccinated child has been diagnosed with the measles in Sioux Falls, state and local health officials said Saturday, meaning 14 people have now been diagnosed in the last month with the highly... Read more »

16 hours ago

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Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the... Read more »

21 hours ago

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Disconnect: Why you should make time to be bored

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Is boredom a good thing? Smartphones are here to stay, but constantly staying plugged in could make us lose touch with ourselves and limit our creative ability. Read more »

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Concerns over release of personal data from health care website prompt reversal

Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private... Read more »

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Bill: Doctor would be required at NYC youth football games

The New York City Council is considering legislation that would require a doctor to be present at all youth tackle football games to monitor concussions. Read more »

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Sierra Leone eases blocks on travel, business as Ebola wanes

With the Ebola outbreak weakening in West Africa, Sierra Leone eased restrictions on movement and commercial activity Friday even as the president warned that the fight against the deadly disease... Read more »

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Opponents of medical marijuana bill testify to Kansas Senate

Opponents of legalizing marijuana for medical use in Kansas told state senators Thursday that doing so would harm public health and create additional strain on state resources. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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US Sen. Warren to file bill targeting top drug companies

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is shifting her focus from Wall Street to the nation's top pharmaceutical companies. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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US: Long-awaited Ebola vaccine study coming soon in Liberia

Long-awaited studies of two possible Ebola vaccines are set to begin in West Africa in a couple of weeks, starting in Liberia, U.S. officials said Thursday. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Bill would let terminally ill use experimental drugs in RI

While a handful of states have passed or are considering right-to-die laws, a Rhode Island lawmaker wants the state to give terminally ill patients the "right to try." Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Montana city to hear if water safe to drink after oil spill

Authorities expect to determine Thursday if thousands of residents of a Montana city can drink from their taps after a broken pipeline spilled oil into a river and contaminated their water supply. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Mother: Aid-in-dying bill carries Brittany Maynard's legacy

The mother of a terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally end her life says California residents shouldn't have to uproot their lives to have a peaceful death. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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How to keep a youthful appearance

Dr. Daniel Ward for University of Utah Healthcare explains a few things to do to avoid signs of aging. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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James Taylor, Paul Simon perform at benefit for jazz great

James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for their friend who died in 2007. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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13-year-old entrepreneur builds Lego printer with $35,000 investment from dad

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In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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California lawmakers to pursue right-to-die legislation

California lawmakers are pursuing right-to-die legislation after the highly publicized story of a young woman with brain cancer who moved to Oregon to legally end her life. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Being a little less lazy holds big health benefits

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Inspiring citizens to be more active offers better overall health outcomes than reducing obesity, according to one new study. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Cancer-causing agent detected in water after pipeline spill

A cancer-causing component of oil has been detected in the drinking water supply of an eastern Montana city just downstream from a crude oil spill that entered the Yellowstone River. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Citizens urge legislative committee to expand Medicaid

A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal Medicaid program to offer health insurance to thousands of low-income... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Families support judicial review of mental health decisions

One by one, more than a dozen parents and other family members choked back tears Monday as they urged lawmakers to pass a bill to remove what they say are roadblocks to getting treatment for... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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