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E-cigs surpass cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens.

The science of skipping breakfast and more health news

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Aug. 12, 2015

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Uproar over Planned Parenthood puts focus on fetal tissue research done at places like the U.

The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists, including at the University of Utah,... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Timberwolves' Flip Saunders says he has lymphoma

Minnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he is being treated for cancer. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Ibuprofen vs. acetaminophen: What's the difference and when you should take them

You have a terrible cold. It has given you an awful headache and you've been blowing your nose all day. You've taken Nyquil as prescribed but decide that the throbbing pain in your head has... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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What school gardens teach kids and more health news

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Aug. 11, 2015

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Novavax: Early study indicates its vaccine effective vs. RSV

Early research in older adults found an experimental vaccine prevented nearly two-thirds of serious cases of a common, seasonal respiratory virus that annually kills thousands of vulnerable... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Drug users on road to recovery may receive help getting their smiles back

The University of Utah School of Dentistry recently secured a $1.5 million federal grant aimed at helping people recovering from drug abuse get their smiles back through proper dental health care,... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Smoke-free advocates decry plans to build smoking rooms in new Salt Lake airport

Utah smoke-free advocates are protesting the decision to include smoking rooms in design plans for the new Salt Lake City International Airport. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Associated Press exclusive: Air controller study shows chronic fatigue

Air traffic controllers' work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government has... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Foods that help you focus and more health news

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Aug. 10, 2015

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Larger families more likely to deal with infections, U. study shows

Findings from a University of Utah study suggest that the more children are in a family, the more likely someone in the household will to be sick. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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New book presents forgiveness as teachable skill used to build happier, healthier life

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A new book explores what real forgiveness looks like and how it changes both the forgiver and the person who is forgiven. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Families hope childhood cancer gets more attention with special state license plate

Names are being collected on a petition to create a special Utah license plate to increase awareness of childhood cancer and research directed at child-specific treatments. The idea for a new plate... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Mayor De Blasio says bacteria outbreak has been contained

Five more buildings in the Bronx have tested positive for the bacteria that cause the potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease, though there is no sign that anyone has grown ill from the new sites,... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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The surprising power of spacing out and more health news

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Aug. 7, 2015

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NYC Legionnaires' outbreak up to 10 dead, 100 diagnosed

The largest outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City has taken the lives of 10 people and health officials Thursday ordered cooling towers on buildings throughout the city tested for the... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Why you should learn to love spicy foods and more health news

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Aug. 6, 2015

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6 ways to set healthy sleep habits in kids

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Health experts say it's possible to support happier, healthier sleeping habits for school-aged children — even if you'll still need that pesky alarm clock. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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West Valley medical group breaks ground on flagship building (+photos)

Granger Medical Clinic announced Wednesday it will construct a $25 million, four-story office building in the heart of West Valley City's redevelopment project, Fairbourne Station. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Post-mastectomy plastic surgery helps women feel whole again

Seven months after a mastectomy saved her life, Tracy Hernandez was ready to be whole again. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Pregnancy is the best time for some vaccines and more health news

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Aug. 5, 2015

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Over-the-counter drug literacy a must for tweens and teens

There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to college for the first time. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Majority of Americans say they try to avoid soda and more health news

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Aug. 4, 2015

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