A report says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower suicide rates
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A group of breast-feeding moms in Logan are taking a stand after one of them was asked by a school principal to cover up. Read more »
Oregon's attorney general has sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. Read more »
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for... Read more »
The Department of Veterans Affairs has lost the trust of veterans and the American people as a result of widespread treatment delays for people seeking health care and falsified records to cover up... Read more »
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Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives under President... Read more »
Former addict helps others battle drug addiction by helping them find athletic achievement in Addict II Athlete. The group allows families and friends of addicts to find support and help, as well. Read more »
Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks. Read more »
The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a... Read more »
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. Read more »
The ins and outs of keeping your brain healthy and functioning at its highest level. Read more »
An audit of Salt Lake County's behavioral health system notes an 'awkward' transition from a nonprofit agency as the sole service provider and overseer of the county's resources provider to... Read more »
For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination. Read more »
Sales of several new drugs, particularly its hot new hepatitis medicine, lifted Johnson & Johnson's second-quarter profit by 13 percent, topping analysts' expectations. Read more »
By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald’s he was... Read more »
Veteran Eugene Washington spent several years during the Vietnam War on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. Now he just wants the government to honor its promise to provide for him when he can no longer... Read more »
Small is big. Change does not have to be disruptive in volume or degree to be important. Even the action of thought to do better is beyond and far above the cold and dead zero. Pulling the plug on... Read more »
A second investigation found more safety problems at federal health laboratories in Atlanta, including the use of expired disinfectants and the transfer of dangerous germs in Ziploc bags. Read more »
Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Read more »
Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies, as is the... Read more »
The prospect of adding new jobs has led officials in many shrinking Illinois communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to cozy up to would-be growers. Read more »
Nearly half of Americans experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a new national survey. Health, work, finances and family all set people on edge. Read more »
The Junior League of Salt Lake City is presenting the or CARE Fair offering free medical and social services to low-income and uninsured Utahns, Friday and Saturday. Read more »
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One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers... Read more »
A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with... Read more »
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care. Read more »
UnitedHealthcare and other organizations are offering services that enable people to comparison shop for medical services. The information is available through the Health4Me app. Read more »
Natalie Wright, 17, of Provo, is hopeful the completion of proton therapy she received at a San Diego hospital will curb tumor growth. Natalie was the first teen to finish the treatment at the... Read more »
Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country. Read more »
Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. Read more »
Appeals courts issue contradictory rulings on health care law; White House says subsidies will continue
President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other... Read more »
West Nile activity has been found in four Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions. Read more »
Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as a result of conflicting appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act... Read more »
High blood pressure (Hypertension) affects more than 78 million Americans. Make sure you know the signs of high blood pressure now. Read more »
Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her... Read more »
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege. Read more »
An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to... Read more »
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. Read more »
A three-judge panel at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Affordable Care Act cannot provide subsidies to millions enrolled under the federal health care exchange because the law,... Read more »
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