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'This is a public health crisis': Hundreds of Utahns in 4 cities rally for clean air

Hundreds of Utahns stormed the state Capitol to rally for legislation that would provide cleaner air in Utah

How to keep a youthful appearance

Dr. Daniel Ward for University of Utah Healthcare explains a few things to do to avoid signs of aging. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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James Taylor, Paul Simon perform at benefit for jazz great

James Taylor and Paul Simon paid tribute to late jazz great Michael Brecker with performances and kind words at a cancer benefit for their friend who died in 2007. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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13-year-old entrepreneur builds Lego printer with $35,000 investment from dad

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In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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California lawmakers to pursue right-to-die legislation

California lawmakers are pursuing right-to-die legislation after the highly publicized story of a young woman with brain cancer who moved to Oregon to legally end her life. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Being a little less lazy holds big health benefits

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Inspiring citizens to be more active offers better overall health outcomes than reducing obesity, according to one new study. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Cancer-causing agent detected in water after pipeline spill

A cancer-causing component of oil has been detected in the drinking water supply of an eastern Montana city just downstream from a crude oil spill that entered the Yellowstone River. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Citizens urge legislative committee to expand Medicaid

A range of citizens and professional groups urged Wyoming lawmakers on Monday to accept federal money to expand the federal Medicaid program to offer health insurance to thousands of low-income... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Families support judicial review of mental health decisions

One by one, more than a dozen parents and other family members choked back tears Monday as they urged lawmakers to pass a bill to remove what they say are roadblocks to getting treatment for... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Bill aims to drug test some Montana welfare applicants

Certain welfare applicants would be required to take drug tests under proposed legislation in Montana. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Following your passion: Utahns change careers in pursuit of happiness

For some Utahns, being willing to leave behind a steady, and sometimes very high, paycheck wasn't a difficult decision. For four individuals, it was the beginning of a new journey - it was a chance... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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GOP divided over using budget process on health care law

Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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To D, or not to D: The drama behind vitamin D supplements

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Vitamin D supplements could be the ticket to a healthy winter season — or they could be worthless. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Doctor plans to resume canceled $1.3B National Children's Study in Utah

The National Children's Study will no longer be funded, but a local doctor and researcher vows to continue to collect information that he believes will provide answers to common children's health... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Phoenix woman dies after giving birth to quadruplets

A woman died hours after giving birth to quadruplets at a Phoenix hospital, a close friend of the family said Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Joint committee ready to make rules for Oregon marijuana

Oregon voters have spoken on marijuana legalization and now it's time for legislators to have their say. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Medicare chief steps down, ran health care rollout

Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner — who oversaw the rocky rollout of the president's health care law — says she's stepping down at the end of February. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective

As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. Health officials say a new study shows it's only 23 percent effective. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Stressed? Try tweeting, experts say

A Pew study showed that, contrary to popular opinions, social media use is associated with lower stress levels in women and has no measurable impact on men. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Study: Environment trumps genetics in shaping immune system

New research shows that how your immune system does its job seems to depend more on your environment and the germs you encounter than on your genes. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Booking a trip to the ER on your smartphone? It's a breeze

Online services such as ZocDoc and InQuicker are enabling patients with non-life-threatening conditions to schedule everything from doctor's office visits to emergency room trips on their laptops... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Utahn Scott Mitchell looks to get back in the competition on 'The Biggest Loser'

In 14 weeks on “The Biggest Loser: Glory Days,” Utahn Scott Mitchell lost 124 pounds — down to 242 pounds from his starting weight of 366 pounds. But viewers won’t find out... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Christian writer Margaret Feinberg shares breast cancer struggles and lessons on joy

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Vertigo. Anemia. Depression. Receding gums. Early menopause. A double mastectomy. These are just a few of the many terrors that Margaret Feinberg hid from the public after receiving a breast cancer... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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13 more California measles cases tied to Disney outbreak

California health officials on Thursday confirmed 13 new measles cases connected to an outbreak at Disney theme parks last month, bringing the total number of illnesses to 39. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Obama to renew push for paid leave for working parents

Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow millions of workers to earn up to a week of paid... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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