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New U. computer model will track specific sources of valley pollution

An event Monday at the University of Utah unveiled a sophisticated computer model that tracks pollution

This is your brain on spring and other health links

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April 23, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: How one community in Oregon is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault

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While colleges across America roil with complaints of Title IX violations, mishandling of campus rape cases and unwillingness to change, Southern Oregon University is turning into a bright spot in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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West Valley police open 'soft' interview room for victims of violence

In keeping with its recent focus on supporting survivors of sexual violence, the West Valley City Police Department opened a "soft" interview room specifically for survivors this week. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is low

Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Event to bring awareness of falling at workplace

The National Safety Stand-Down aims to raise awareness among employers and employees about the hazards of falls at the workplace. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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After delay, lawmakers advance California vaccine bill

Opponents of a proposal that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated vowed to continue their fight after a Senate committee overwhelmingly approved the bill Wednesday. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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How serious is a kick to the groin?

How serious is a kick to the groin? Most men will experience a groin injury at some point in their life. But how concerned should they be about the long term effects. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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How infertility impacts young people and other health links

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April 22, 2015

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How — and why — to teach your kids to love nature

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It's National Park Week from April 18 to 26. Here is advice from experts on how to get your kids to love spending time outside. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Obama, lawmakers mingle to mark rare bipartisan breakthrough

House Speaker John Boehner pecked Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the cheek. Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy conferred amiably with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. Republicans and White House... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream

Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal

Generic drug giant Teva formally offered to buy fellow drugmaker Mylan about $40.1 billion in cash and stock on Tuesday, despite Mylan's cold shoulder and the certainty the proposed acquisition will bring intense scrutiny by... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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CDC: 10 listeria illnesses now linked to Blue Bell foods

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet,... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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The mental health consequences of high intelligence and other health links

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April 21, 2015

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Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Mother turns son’s tragedy into hope

One minute Alexis Carrol’s son, Alex, was fine. The next he was struggling to breathe and survive. Almost two years ago, he had a skateboarding accident that left him with a traumatic brain... Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Life lessons from an obituary writer and other health links

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April 20, 2015

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The mental health consequences of a high IQ

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People who are verbally intelligent tend to replay moments from their day over and over in their head, which leads to higher stress levels. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Intermountain Healthcare using telemedicine to help treat patients in rural areas

Intermountain Healthcare is rolling out a new system to take the doctor to the patient. It’s called telemedicine. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Schizophrenic and a college dropout: Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge 7 years later

Almost seven years after Collins gave birth to a son conceived with a donor's sperm, a couple got a batch of emails from the sperm bank that unexpectedly — and perhaps mistakenly —... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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