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Pfizer, 23andMe team up to study bowel disease

Pfizer Inc. is teaming up with DNA testing company 23andMe to study the possible genetic underpinnings of inflammatory bowel disease, a hard-to-treat ailment that affects an estimated 1.4 million Americans. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Spanish priest dies of Ebola; UN debates ethics

A Spanish missionary priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in a Madrid hospital amid a worldwide debate over who should get experimental Ebola treatments. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Logan woman makes Utah medical history with new pacemaker

Susan Thomas, 72, made Utah medical history as the first in the region to receive a wireless, or leadless, pacemaker in late July. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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AIDS activist takes up a new fight: defending FDA

As an AIDS activist in the early 1990s, Gregg Gonsalves traveled to Washington to challenge the Food and Drug Administration. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Ethical questions emerge over who gets Ebola drug

In a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug to treat a Spanish missionary priest infected with the killer virus. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Nigeria confirms 1 more Ebola case

Nigeria has one more confirmed Ebola case, a nurse who was treating the Liberian-American who flew into the country with the disease and died of it last month, the health minister announced Monday. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool run by experts in Boston that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in forested areas of southeastern Guinea nine days... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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How to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease

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New research from the University of Exeter indicates very low levels of vitamin D may double the risk for Alzheimer's disease. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. ExxonMobil and... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Lack of experience fuels West Africa Ebola crisis

When Ebola hit Uganda two years ago — the third outbreak in a dozen years — the president quickly went on TV and urged Ugandans to avoid touching each other. Health officials speedily... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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UN: Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa worsens, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Is Under Armour for ballerinas?

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The athletic apparel company looks to corner a large female market with its new women-centric ads. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges get cool

The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented

The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined, the health official leading the U.S. response said Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Clinton water E. coli free; residents advised to continue precautions

Test results confirmed Thursday that the water in Clinton is free of E. coli, but residents are advised to continue drinking bottled water while the city ups chlorine levels. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul

President Barack Obama says the government must ensure that the Veterans Affairs Department has the resources to keep up with the demands of troops returning from war. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

It's long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Major provisions of veterans health care bill

approved by Congress aims to alleviate delays many veterans have faced in getting treatment at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics and end the widespread practice of covering up long wait times... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Spain priest with Ebola stable in Madrid hospital

A Spanish missionary priest who tested positive for the Ebola virus was in stable condition at a Madrid hospital on Thursday after being evacuated from Liberia, health officials said. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Liberia, Sierra Leone race to enforce Ebola quarantine

Soldiers clamped down on people trying to travel to Liberia's capital Thursday from rural areas hard-hit by the Ebola virus hours after the president declared a national state of emergency. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Intermountain boosts ground transport options for patients when helicopters can't fly

Changes in Utah weather occasionally prohibit medical helicopters from flying to the aid of patients in need. A new Intermountain Healthcare ground transport program promises to get patients care... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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