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Hillary Clinton calls for 'common-sense' gun control, decries racism

Issuing an emotional plea following the South Carolina church shooting, Hillary Rodham Clinton called for "common-sense" gun reforms and a national reckoning with the persistent problem of... Read more »

June 20, 2015

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AP Photos: Celebrating yoga across India

The soldiers in Kashmir are squatting on mats and arching their backs. In the parks of Mumbai, retirees reach toward the sky, or cover their eyes in a form of meditation. In New Delhi, one of the... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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'Screen time' for kids is probably fine and more health news

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Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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S.L. City Council delays opening of homeless hospice

The Salt Lake City Council unanimously passed a temporary land-use regulation Tuesday, delaying the opening of the nonprofit homeless hospice INN Between for at least six months. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Dengue fever outbreak infects thousands in war-torn Yemen

Thousands of people have been diagnosed with dengue fever in southern Yemen, where fighting has raged for months between Shiite rebels and their opponents, international organizations and health... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Thailand reports first confirmed case of deadly MERS virus

Thailand confirmed on Thursday its first known case of the deadly MERS virus, a 75-year-old man who recently arrived from Oman for treatment of a heart condition. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Why some teen brains may be hardwired to make risky choices and more health news

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June 18, 2015

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$430M Provo hospital upgrade kicks off to healthy start

A $430 million upgrade of the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center campus will include a 12-story patient tower with larger rooms and a nine-story building that will house outpatient services. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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The ER vs. urgent care dilemma: When to go where

It was past 8 p.m. on a Saturday night when Jessica’s 1-year-old son Elliott ran headfirst into a doorframe. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Senator probes retailers on dubious 'brain' supplements

A senior Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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CVS Health launches health, beauty makeover for drugstores

CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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AP sources: GOP leaders to brief lawmakers on health care

House and Senate Republican leaders are ready to update rank-and-file GOP lawmakers about their proposals for responding to a Supreme Court decision that could abruptly halt federal health care subsidies for millions of people. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Death toll from smoking goes way beyond lung cancer and more health news

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June 17, 2015

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India, China need cleaner air just to keep death rate steady

Never mind lowering the rate of death from air pollution in India and China. Just keeping those rates steady will demand urgent action to clear the skies, according to a new report published Tuesday. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Exploring the YMCA's efforts to build healthy communities and more wellness news

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June 16, 2015

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In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds

Whenever the bombs fell, the men and women in the psychiatric ward would huddle in terror around fellow patient Valentina Izotova, a stout, maternal-looking woman, and she would read to them from... Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Vast data warehouse stores info of all those who opened account on HealthCare.gov, raising concerns

A government data warehouse stores personal information indefinitely on millions of people who seek coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, including those who open an account on... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Colorado court: Workers can be fired for using pot off-duty

The state Supreme Court ruled 5-1 Monday that a medical marijuana patient who was fired after failing a drug test cannot get his job back. The case was being watched closely by employers and pot... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Target selling pharmacy, clinic businesses to CVS Health

will sell its pharmacy and clinic businesses to the drugstore chain CVS Health for about $1.9 billion in a deal that combines the resources of two retailers seeking to polish their health care... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Image of Asia: Schools reopen during Korean MERS outbreak

Elementary school students wearing masks return to a school in Seoul, South Korea, that reopened Monday after a temporary closure due to the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome. Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Skyrocketing drug prices leave cures out of reach for some patients and more health news

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June 15, 2015

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Yoga rocks Liberty Park

Dozens of people rolled their mats out on the grass at Liberty Park on Sunday for the first-ever Yoga Rocks the Park event in Salt Lake City. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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Study of returns to the ER suggests lack of follow-up care

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a... Read more »

June 14, 2015

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The newest 2016 presidential campaign issue

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Urged on by state and community leaders, presidential candidates are addressing America's heroin epidemic on the campaign trail. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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WHO: MERS not spreading outside S. Korea hospitals

The MERS virus in South Korea, which has killed 14 people and infected nearly 140 in the largest outbreak outside the Middle East, hasn't spread outside hospitals among the wider community or... Read more »

June 13, 2015

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