Hundreds of Utahns stormed the state Capitol to rally for legislation that would provide cleaner air in Utah
Dr. Daniel Ward for University of Utah Healthcare explains a few things to do to avoid signs of aging. Read more »
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 »
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 »
In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Read more »
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 »
Inspiring citizens to be more active offers better overall health outcomes than reducing obesity, according to one new study. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Certain welfare applicants would be required to take drug tests under proposed legislation in Montana. Read more »
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 »
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law. Read more »
Vitamin D supplements could be the ticket to a healthy winter season — or they could be worthless. Read more »
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 »
A woman died hours after giving birth to quadruplets at a Phoenix hospital, a close friend of the family said Saturday. Read more »
Oregon voters have spoken on marijuana legalization and now it's time for legislators to have their say. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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After battling depression and anxiety for much of his life, former Utah basketball player Craig Rydalch is sharing his story with the hope of helping others in the same situation. Read more »
Must science be materialistic? Is the mind completely reducible to the brain? Many reputable scientists don't think so, and some have recently spoken out on the subject. Read more »
Dr. Pippett discusses the do's and don'ts of researching illness symptoms online. Read more »
Hundreds of Utahns stormed the state Capitol to rally for legislation that would provide cleaner air in Utah, especially along the Wasatch Front that experiences dozens of unhealthy days in a... Read more »
Salt Lake County Health Department officials are hoping that free fare cards will help encourage more residents to choose mass transit over contributing to pollutants in the air by driving their... Read more »
Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life. Read more »
Utah lawmakers hear a plea to increase tax and regulation on electronic cigarettes. Use among Utah teens has doubled in the last two years, even though the product is not supposed to be available... Read more »
Myriad Genetics, a Salt Lake City-based molecular diagnostics company, is hoping a new social media campaign will generate attention for its genetic test for prostate cancer as well as answers for... Read more »
State lawmakers unveiled a dozen air quality bills Thursday, including a measure to spend $20 million replacing aging school buses with clean-fuel buses. Read more »
Back pain varies so it is important to know which symptoms you need to pay attention to. Read more »
Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding — an age-old yet sometimes shunned practice in their community. Read more »
A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of increasing dramatically in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children... Read more »
Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday created another task force charged with finding a way to stem South Carolina's generational cycles of domestic abuse, on the heels of legislators advancing their own proposals. Read more »
Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's... Read more »
It's not an exaggeration to say that everyone stops Danielle Forsell and Iris Rose as they make their way through the corridors of Pioneer Manor during their weekly volunteering rounds. Around these parts, their reputation precedes... Read more »
The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles,... Read more »
Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain... Read more »
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