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Cancer treatment for dogs could one day save humans

It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed.

Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »

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Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. Read more »

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Cancer treatment for dogs could one day save humans

It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed, and what's saving their lives could save human lives as well. Read more »

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Riverton Hospital expansion aims to meet growing demand

Riverton Hospital broke ground for a new 120,000-square-foot addition on Thursday. Expansion of services aims to meet the needs of a growing community. Read more »

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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone's capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will identify people infected with Ebola and hand out 1.5 million... Read more »

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Lawmakers prep to discuss Healthy Utah potential in upcoming session

Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health department official. Read more »

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UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patient

A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling the disease, an experimental measure some scientists think can help patients fight... Read more »

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Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening... Read more »

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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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'Amazing Race' winner beats testicular cancer

Reality star and Amazing Race winner, Connor O'Leary is a testament to knowing the symptoms of cancer. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Obama: Ebola one day, extremist threat the next

Underscoring the multiple challenges facing his administration, President Barack Obama consulted with military officials Wednesday about the U.S. counterterrorism campaign against Islamic State... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Syria: 15 children die after getting vaccinations

At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of Syria, and activists said Wednesday that the death toll from two days of government airstrikes in the central city of Talbiseh climbed to nearly 50, a... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Lehi trail next stop for Utah County Try a Trail

Hikers are invited to enjoy a trail with the Utah County commissioners and the Utah County Health Department. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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3 South Jordan siblings battling rare disease where food could kill them

Three South Jordan siblings suffer from a rare white blood cell disorder that makes eating a life or death proposition. Friends and family are trying to raise money for genetic testing and treatment. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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More children live to age 5, work still to be done

More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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President Obama: Ebola outbreak a threat to global security

Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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Mom battling cancer determined to live for premature newborn, family

Just three weeks ago, Kathy Taylor received a devastating diagnosis. The mother of five, who was 26 weeks pregnant, was told she had an aggressive form of melanoma that had spread throughout her... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Primary Children's opens outpatient facility

Primary Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of the new Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building Monday. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Gilead to license generic version of Sovaldi

Sciences has reached a deal with several generic drugmakers to produce a cheaper version of its popular, $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug Sovaldi for use in developing countries. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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British boy gets first proton treatment in Prague

British boy Ashya King underwent his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumor in Prague on Monday, a week after the 5-year-old boy was flown here from Spain. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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4th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

The next open enrollment season for President Barack Obama's health care law is only two months away. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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