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'I wish I'd worn a helmet': Salt Lake longboarder waiting to get skull back

Josh is learning to live with the split-second decision not to don a helmet before stepping onto his long board

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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

yesterday

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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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Lifestyle changes may guard aging brain against memory loss

The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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APNewsBreak: Life sentence urged in peanut salmonella case

Federal court officers are recommending what attorneys are calling an "unprecedented" sentence of life in prison for a peanut executive convicted in a salmonella-poisoning case. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Exercise good for brain, even for those with Alzheimer's

Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Family: French doctors seek protection in coma patient feud

Doctors given a green light by a European court to end the life support for a comatose French man on Thursday sought help from prosecutors amid an escalating conflict between the man's family members. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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How to meditate at work and more health news

National Edition

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

July 23, 2015

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Free CPR classes offered in Taylorsville

The Unified Fire Authority is hosting free CPR classes during open house events. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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