It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed.
New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way. Read more »
Algae that turned Lake Erie green and produced toxins that fouled the tap water for 400,000 people in the Toledo area are becoming a big headache for those who keep drinking water safe even far... Read more »
About 2,000 people participated in an event Saturday to raise money and awareness for mental health. The event was part of a national effort to raise awareness about mental health in society and... Read more »
Authorities are ordering people in Sierra Leone to stay inside their homes for three days later this month as part of an effort to stop the spread of Ebola, which has killed more than 2,000 people... Read more »
Working with Ebola patients in Liberia, American pediatrician Alan Jamison treated as many people as he could as the country slipped into chaos. Each day, more patients showed up at the hospital's... Read more »
The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business. Read more »
A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus — is sick but in stable condition and communicating with his... Read more »
The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of dangerous pathogens as it combs its laboratories for... Read more »
Desperate to restore hope amid the Ebola crisis, the World Health Organization said Friday it would accelerate the use of experimental treatments and vaccines to contain the expanding epidemic in... Read more »
A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia is sick but in stable condition and communicating with his caregivers at the Nebraska Medical Center, officials said Friday. Read more »
The White House on Friday sent Congress a request for $30 million to pay for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. Read more »
Two year later, family meets and thanks those who helped save a life. Read more »
Merck & Co. on Thursday won the first U.S. approval for a new kind of cancer drug with big advantages over chemotherapy and other older cancer treatments. Read more »
The rate of regular e-cigarette use in Utah more than doubled from 2012 to 2013, and from 2011 to 2013, it has tripled among students. Read more »
Thirty years ago, poor Brazilian women were paid to give away their breast milk, leaving their children at risk of malnourishment. Equipment at the few milk collection centers that existed was so... Read more »
Most Americans are eating better — more whole grains and fresh produce — than they were 12 years ago. But those are the very foods that low-income families can't afford. Read more »
Two-thirds of childhood cancer survivors face debilitating side effects from treatment, underscoring a need for better care and ongoing support. Read more »
Is male infertility on the rise? News reports and studies may be giving some that impression. In this "Ask An Expert" video Dr. James Hotaling dispels the rumors, and offers advice on when couples... Read more »
The third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group... Read more »
The Food and Drug Administration says there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are beneficial, though the agency is also unconvinced by studies suggesting the hormone carries serious... Read more »
Ebola represents a threat to all humanity and an outbreak of the virus in five West African countries will likely spread to more, American officials warned Wednesday. Read more »
The doctor who oversaw treatment of two American missionaries who contracted the Ebola virus in west Africa said he doesn't know if a third sick American will be coming to his Atlanta hospital. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert isn't backing down from insisting on a work requirement in his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, even though Pennsylvania's governor had to drop the same mandate to... Read more »
The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where... Read more »
Five years ago, Danny and Emily Kooyman's son died in their arms only 41 days after birth. They knew if they had more children the same thing could happen again. But this summer, a miracle in its... Read more »
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Just three weeks ago, Kathy Taylor received a devastating diagnosis. The mother of five, who was 26 weeks pregnant, was told she had an aggressive form of melanoma that had spread throughout her... Read more »
Reality star and Amazing Race winner, Connor O'Leary is a testament to knowing the symptoms of cancer. Read more »
Riverton Hospital broke ground for a new 120,000-square-foot addition on Thursday. Expansion of services aims to meet the needs of a growing community. Read more »
It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed, and what's saving their lives could save human lives as well. Read more »
Utah's poorest populations are getting closer to obtaining health care benefits, according to the state's top health department official. Read more »
Three South Jordan siblings suffer from a rare white blood cell disorder that makes eating a life or death proposition. Friends and family are trying to raise money for genetic testing and treatment. Read more »
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening... Read more »
Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone's capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will identify people infected with Ebola and hand out 1.5 million... Read more »
Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the... Read more »
Hundreds gathered in Salt Lake City Saturday for a conference dealing with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Attendees heard from doctors, other patients and vendors who believe they can help with... Read more »
Primary Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of the new Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building Monday. Read more »
A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling the disease, an experimental measure some scientists think can help patients fight... Read more »
Fifty-two U.S. House members sent a letter Friday to federal health officials voicing concerns about a proposal to change the map that governs how donated livers are distributed around the country. Read more »
Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. Read more »
Hikers are invited to enjoy a trail with the Utah County commissioners and the Utah County Health Department. Read more »
Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases as the entire West African nation was locked down in their homes in an... Read more »
As Shannon Egan's alcoholism worsened, no one in her family dared to talk about it. She feared judgment from family members while her parents were afraid of triggering her addiction. "That's the... Read more »
About 2,000 people are expected to walk Saturday in Salt Lake City’s “Out of Darkness” event, put on by the Utah chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to... Read more »
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support... Read more »
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