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Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

Walgreens provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.

Salt Lake festival lets people 'share yoga'

Yogis from across the country and world came to the Salt Lake Krishna Center, Saturday through Monday, to "share yoga" with others. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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US judge blocks enforcement of new Louisiana abortion law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers disagree about whether his order covers doctors at all five of the state's clinics or... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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Fighting the ravages of the West Nile virus

The tiny bite arrived and faded from Dot Ingle's skin before she even noticed it was there. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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Fear spreads as Ebola moves from remote areas into cities

The dreaded Ebola virus came to the children's hospital in the form of a 4-year-old boy. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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No, you shouldn't feel bad about taking a nap

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Taking a nap: Not as simple as you think, and more important than you realize. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade. Doctors say that a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug cut the chances of death or... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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One more way junk food is bad for you

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Research on rats says junk food's not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Student evades monitors, spreads Ebola to Senegal

A university student infected with Ebola evaded health surveillance for weeks as he slipped into Senegal, carrying the deadly virus to a fifth West African nation showing how quarantines, border... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Jim Bennett: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an undeniably good thing

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is one of the few times when the ubiquity of the media has produced praiseworthy results. When was the last time the entire world was united in a cause that was so... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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What age should children get their eyes examined?

Dr. Colleen Schubach from University of Utah Health Care discusses when children should get eye exams. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

The Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research said Wednesday its researchers have not managed to replicate the results. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Running engages all five senses

After weeks of running in the dark, I was given a rare chance to run in the daylight. As I made it toward the mountain, I was amazed how keenly aware I was of seeing, hearing, smelling, touching... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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10 common disabilities American children have

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American kids have been diagnosed with disabilities more in the last decade than before. Here are seven of the most common ones. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

From pre-schoolers to college students, everyone can be affected by cold and flu season. Here are tips to keep students of all ages healthy. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: The fastest way to change your behavior is to change your environment

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We have far less control over our behavior than we think. The best way to control your behavior is to take control of the things that control you, starting with your environment. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: Here's one of the most powerful ways to improve the moral character of our world

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The most powerful way to improve the moral character of our world is not policing but talking. We can help one another stay morally engaged by simply talking more often about the values embedded in... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: More teaching, less threatening can lead to greater influence

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Bad behavior is more often due to a lack of skills than to bad motives. When we learn to recognize our tendency to ask, “Why would a reasonable, rational and decent person do this?” our... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: Next time you feel nervous, assume this position

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Change your posture. Body language affects not only how others see us, but also it appears to change how we see ourselves. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: Five tips for parents of electronics addicts

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Use behavioral science tactics to help children take control back from the game controller and other electronic devices. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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9 ways marriage isn't the same for men and women

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Marriage is the bringing together of two people and two sets of opinions. Here are nine ways men and women approach it a little differently. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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