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CVS to spend $10.4 billion in cash on drug distributor Omnicare

lth will spend more than $10 billion to buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare and tap a growing target for...

New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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From 1 crib to 2: Conjoined twin boys separated at 5 months

For the first time in their 5-month-old lives, conjoined twins Carter and Conner squirmed in separate cribs. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Photos: New interactive exhibit explores challenges of sight-impaired individuals

Brendan Morris tries to put keys into locks while wearing goggles that simulate vision impairment at the Eye to Eye: Re-visioning Eye Disease interactive exhibit at the Natural History Museum of... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Feds close insurance loopholes on preventive care

From contraception to colonoscopies, the Obama administration Monday closed a series of insurance loopholes on coverage of preventive care. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Panel calls for change at WHO after slow response to Ebola

An independent panel of experts said Monday that "deep and substantial" change is needed at the World Health Organization following its slow response to early warnings about West Africa's Ebola outbreak. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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APNewsBreak: NYC jail health provider fails at better rating

Overall performance of the private health care provider for New York City's jails failed to improve last year amid heightened scrutiny over inmate deaths that put the company's contract under... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Tips for a good night's sleep and other 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 »

May 11, 2015

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Reducing carbon emissions could save lives

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New research has provided a boost to supporters of the EPA's proposed reduction in carbon emissions from the coal industry. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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How health care apps make wellness more convenient

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One new app can summon a doctor as easily as Uber users request cars. Heal, which was profiled this week by The New York Times, is a smartphone app that delivers a house call from a doctor within... Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Book review: 'Who Am I Without You?' can help women rebuild self-esteem

"Who Am I Without You? 52 Ways to Re-build Self-Esteem After a Breakup," by Christina Hibbert, focuses on women’s health and building self-esteem in those experiencing heartache. Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Thousands brave rain to join Race for the Cure

Thousands of runners braved rainy weather in Salt Lake City Saturday to help raise money to fight breast cancer at the 2015 Komen Utah Race for the Cure. Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Liberia cautiously marks end of Ebola after 4,700 deaths

On the day Mercy Kennedy lost her mother to Ebola, it was hard to imagine a time when Liberia would be free from one of the world's deadliest viruses. It had swept through the 9-year-old's... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Boxing for kids: The positive and negative effects of trained fighting

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The fear of brain damage and other potential injuries in boxing only heightens when considering young people, not just adults, involved in the sport. Is boxing a positive outlet for kids, or too... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Court: Family mistakenly notified of woman's death can't sue

For six days, the family of 19-year-old April Guerra mourned her death because they thought she was killed in a car wreck. It turns out, she wasn't. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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8-year-old girl has a new left hand thanks to a 3-D printer

Elise Wright acts just like any other 8-year-old girl. She likes to jump rope and play with her siblings. But she is a little different. She was born with an underdeveloped left hand. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Nebraska taking control of nursing homes run by Utah firm

Nebraska officials said they have taken action to protect residents of two nursing homes run by an ailing Utah company based in Bountiful. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Synthetic pot leads to nationwide spike in hospitalizations

A huge nationwide spike in hospitalizations last month caused by a class of drugs often called "synthetic marijuana" illustrates the potency and dangers of the chemicals used to make them and the... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Energy drinks pose risk to children and other 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 »

May 8, 2015

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Do you sleepwalk and have night terrors? Blame your genes

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A new study shows the unconscious habit of sleepwalking may actually be tied to genetics, be passed from parent to child, and that sleep terrors in early childhood often lead to sleepwalking in the... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream plant in 2013

Blue Bell ice cream had evidence of listeria bacteria in its Oklahoma manufacturing plant as far back as March 2013, a government investigation found. The Texas-based company continued to ship ice... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Lakeview Hospital acquires new ultrasound system to detect breast cancer

Lakeview Hospital has acquired a new machine that uses tomography to help find breast cancer in dense tissue patients after they have had a mammogram. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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UN: Lowest number of new weekly Ebola cases in West Africa

The number of Ebola cases reported in Guinea and Sierra Leone last week dropped to its lowest total this year, the World Health Organization announced Thursday, just days before Liberia is due to... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Thousands of Nepalese pray for earthquake victims

Thousands of Nepalese dressed in white offered prayers and flowers at home and in temples Thursday in a Hindu ritual marking the end of a 13-day mourning period for those killed in the country's... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Talking to kids about legal marijuana and other health links

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

May 7, 2015

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One man's two wheeled fight against cancer

It doesn't exactly sound like a ringing endorsement for Jeff Warren's favorite sport: "Cycling is a lot like cancer," said Warren, who was diagnosed with stage IV head and neck cancer the day... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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