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Do you like your co-workers? What 'The Office' teaches us about job satisfaction

Experts on workplace issues said the series captured valuable truths about building a healthy office environment.

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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being hospitalized months later than those who take a simple treadmill test or... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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New bird flu strain has poultry farmers scrambling

A dangerous new bird flu strain has affected poultry flocks in Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas. That's sending experts and farmers scrambling to determine how it arrived — and to... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Cool reception for new sign-up window under health care law

Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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3 Kansas hospital patients die of ice cream-related illness

The deaths of three people who developed a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products have prompted the Texas icon's first product recall in its 108-year history. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Fast food restaurants drop soda pop from kids' meals

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Burger King is the latest fast food restaurant to steer young customers away from fizzy favorites. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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At Phoenix VA, Obama says more work to do for veterans

Amid persistent complaints about veterans' health care, President Barack Obama acknowledged lingering weaknesses Friday in the federal government's response to the chronic delays and false waiting... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Gov. Herbert: Emotion overriding logic in Healthy Utah debate

Even though Gov. Gary Herbert and legislative leaders had just pledged to reach a compromise on Medicaid expansion this summer, some House members continued to push back in the final hours of the... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Dog helps girl with rare metabolic disease beat odds

A girl born with a rare metabolic disease is achieving things she never thought possible thanks to her four-legged friend, Emily. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Tighter e-cigarette regulations await governor's signature

A bill to tighten regulations on e-cigarette products awaits Gov. Gary Herbert’s approval. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church donates 'Meet the Mormons' proceeds to American Red Cross

The LDS Church's Presiding Bishop presented a $1.8 million check to the American Red Cross on Thursday. The money was raised from ticket sales of "Meet the Mormons." Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Report: Cancer survivors are living longer

More people are surviving the most invasive types of cancer, according to a federal report released Thursday. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series and author of more than 70 books, has died. He was 66. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

The World Health Organization marked a grim milestone Thursday in the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, estimating that the virus had killed over 10,000 people, mostly in the West African nations of... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Study: Conservatives say they're happy, but liberals show it

Conservatives say they are happier, but liberals show more cheer in smiles, word choice and even emoticon use, claims a new scientific study. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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No deal this session on Healthy Utah

There was no deal on Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion in the 2015 Legislature, but the governor promised Thursday he and legislative leaders will come up with a... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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How to treat a jammed finger

Jammed fingers, it seems like everyone's had one. Dr. Andrew Tyser discusses jammed fingers and proper ways to treat one. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Healthy Utah deal in the works

There's a deal in the works in the ongoing back-and-forth between the House and the Senate over Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Cancer hospital company abandons bid to expand in Georgia

A cancer hospital company dropped a longshot bid Tuesday to win permission from lawmakers to expand its patient base in the state. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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Maker of kids' Tylenol pleads guilty over metal particles

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge that it sold infants' and children's liquid medications that contained metal particles. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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US military hopes to learn from victim of chimp attack

Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Pentagon, though, is watching her recovery closely. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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NYC ban on keeping ferrets as pets stays, health board rules

Ferrets won't get a legal foothold in New York City. Read more »

March 10, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Don't become a victim of your own deceit

Self-cheaters not only do less — they do more incorrectly. They are those who are the high achievers at all costs. They are the champions of this competitive society. Unfortunately, they... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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Bariatric Surgery, shedding pounds and fighting Type 2 Diabetes

Sometimes weight loss can't be achieved through dieting and exercise. Thankfully, bariatric surgery is available under the right circumstances. Read more »

March 4, 2015

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'Too much of a good thing': When empathy is overwhelming

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Research has shown that empathizing with others can be exhausting, especially for religious leaders and health care professionals. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015

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The new face of heroin addiction

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As the stigma surrounding heroin use has dissipated, the drug has found new fans in American suburban communities. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2015

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