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2014: A year of battle lines drawn over dinner

Have you picked a side yet? If not, you'd better think fast, because the battle lines are being drawn and they cut right down the dinner table. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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European court rules obesity can be a disability

Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday — a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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Vermont governor abandons single-payer health care plan, says tax increases would be too big

Calling it the biggest disappointment of his career, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he was abandoning plans to make Vermont the first state in the country with a universal, publicly funded... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Top news of 2014 left public grasping for answers

In that way, the long, fruitless hunt for clues to Flight 370's fate set the tone for many of the headlines that defined 2014. It was a year upended by calamity and conflict, disease and division... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Know the signs of carpal tunnel

Dr. Andrew Tyser from University of Utah Health Care answers questions about carpal tunnel Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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14 arrested, charged in meningitis outbreak

Fourteen owners or employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy were arrested Wednesday in connection with a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide and was traced to tainted... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Pharmacy officials blamed for deadly meningitis outbreak face racketeering charges

A co-owner and a pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak face charges of racketeering for allegedly causing the deaths of patients who... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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House searches for Ebola in Sierra Leone capital

Ebola surveillance teams fanned out Wednesday in Sierra Leone's capital to search every house for sick people, as the president imposed new restrictions on movement and gatherings in a bid to stop... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Why we love comfort foods — and how to indulge responsibly

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Numerous studies have shown that comfort foods don't just taste good, they make us feel good, too. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Utah House GOP ready to tackle Medicaid policy, gas tax

Utah House Republicans emerged from an all-day closed caucus Tuesday with the political will to confront some of the state's biggest issues, Speaker-elect Greg Hughes said. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Rare live liver transplant from daughter gives mother new life

Intermountain Medical Center completed a rare live adult-to-adult liver donation in November. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Gift Guide: 5 fitness trackers offer wide range

There are several fitness trackers to choose from, varying in what they measure and how easy they are to use. Here are five, ranked from budget to sophisticated, to give you a sense of the range... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Insurers ease 'Obamacare' deadline

Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama's health care law, the insurance industry said Tuesday it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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4 ways sleep impacts your mental and physical health

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Sleep is an important part of any healthy lifestyle, according to health and safety researchers. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Tips for making a cheap and healthy brown-bag lunch

Takeout and frozen meals may be fast and convenient, but they aren't necessarily the best choice for your wallet or your waistline. So how can you take the pain out of bringing a healthy and... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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This is your brain on Christmas

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Although the holiday season is often one of the happiest times of the year, it can also be the most stressful. But it may only take a little mindfulness to stay focused on the positive aspects. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same — with the hope of curing their own disease. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Grown-ups find coloring books a break from stress

Twice a week or so, Amanda Ghiloni pulls out a coloring book and gussies up an animal, a Disney princess or a simple scene from a dollar-bin tablet. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Student text line to report suicide, bullying already seeing success

A new text-in tip line designed specifically for students has already been successful in its first few weeks of operation, according to police and school officials. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Obama: US must remain vigilant in Ebola fight

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must remain vigilant in the Ebola fight even though there have been no recent domestic transmissions. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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214 Utah Dept. of Human Services clients died in 2014, new report says

A total of 214 current or recent clients of state human services agencies died in fiscal year 2014, Department of Human Services officials told a panel of state lawmakers Thursday. There were 23... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Salt Lake City holiday travelers can pick up a flu shot at the airport

Intermountain Healthcare recently opened a flu shot clinic at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Utah named 5th healthiest state in the nation

Health officials in Utah have long had the goal of becoming the healthiest state in the nation, and this year, it is one step closer. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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