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6 ways to increase your happiness from the 2015 World Happiness Report

How can everyday people use happiness research to boost their well-being? We asked experts to weigh in.

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How to keep your dream vacation from becoming a nightmare

A vacation is supposed to be a stress-free oasis from the daily grind, a chance to kick up your feet on the beach or explore a new part of the world while your email shoots out auto-responses back... Read more »

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Free CPR classes offered in Midvale

Midvale and the Unified Fire Authority are offering free CPR classes to residents and businesses in July. Read more »

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Q&A: As Obama health law survives, GOP split over next move

Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections. Read more »

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The risks of summertime fun 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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6 ways to increase your happiness from the 2015 World Happiness Report

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How can everyday people use happiness research to boost their well-being? We asked experts to weigh in. Read more »

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Auburn firefighter donates bone marrow to save patient

As a firefighter, saving lives is included in the job description. But for Auburn firefighter Stephen Bradford, this life-saving initiative extends beyond rescuing people from smoke and flames. Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Immigrant children given adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine

About 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they were being held with their mothers, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs... Read more »

July 4, 2015

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After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M

Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops... Read more »

July 4, 2015

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The answer to your summer blues that's more than an impulse buy

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A variety of recent articles have highlighted the health benefits of pet ownership. Are cats and dogs really the best medicine for everyone? Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Indoor tanning beds are becoming less popular, 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 3, 2015

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Utah health officials rule out cholera infection

Two local residents suspected to have cholera instead have a related disease that presents similar symptoms but is less infectious, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Lack of air conditioning temporarily closes health clinic

The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics, and patients are being asked to wait or visit another clinic until it is fixed. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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How sports benefit a child's mind and heart, 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 2, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Don't let an apocalypse-free summer blind us to real dangers

In the back of my mind, I still can hear former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, who assured me soon after leaving his post as Health and Human Services secretary for President George W. Bush, that future... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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2 suspected cholera cases being investigated in Salt Lake County

The Salt Lake County Health Department is investigating two suspected cases of cholera. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Hope for an Alzheimer's cure 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 1, 2015

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Richard Davis: Time to fix Obamacare rather than fight it in court

Obamacare is far from perfect. It was cobbled together badly. Implementation has been problematic. Now that the legal battles over Obamacare are over, the president and the Congress should work... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Holladay fire station to offer free CPR training

Unified Fire Station 104 in Holladay is offering free CPR training during July. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says

July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears this West African country could face another outbreak of the... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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The grossest health concerns of summer and more wellness news

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

June 30, 2015

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Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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