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BYU student health plan exemption expires

BYU students are weighing their options for health insurance now that the school's student health plan is no longer...

The surprising power of spacing out and more 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 »

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

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

Aug. 4, 2015

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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Governor names Joseph Miner head Utah health department

Dr. Joseph Miner says he understands care for the uninsured and people on Medicaid well from his experience with community clinics in Utah County. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Arches Mutual Insurance Co. loses $19.9M in first year

A health insurance co-op that launched the first new health plan in Utah in almost two decades ended with $19.9 million in losses last year. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Senate voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battle

The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a potential... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Why teen girls should play sports and more 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 »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes, study says

Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Music therapy classes welcome children with special needs

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The two boys at Harmony Road Music School banged on the drums, shook rain sticks and rattles, and tried to pick out tunes on the piano. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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How friendship affects well-being in each decade of life

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The psychological well-being of people in their fifties is tied to how many social interactions they had at 20 and the quality of their friendships at 30, according to new research. Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Herriman man says his brain tumor felt like a 'brain freeze' from too much ice cream

A Utah father and athlete in the prime of his life had a brush with death because of a dangerous brain tumor that he says was first misdiagnosed. His wife insisted he get a CT scan and he was later... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: How nature heals the brain

New studies in mental health find that a simple walk in nature can help heal the brain. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Salt Lake protesters take their message to Planned Parenthood

Protesters carrying signs against abortion gathered outside a Planned Parenthood Association of Utah office Tuesday afternoon to call on government officials to strip funding from the reproductive... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Living — or dying — with decision not to don a helmet

Josh Frost is learning to live with the split-second decision not to don a helmet before stepping onto his long board. He's lucky at that; many people don't survive the type of traumatic brain... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Q&A: The secret to raising healthy kids, according to USDA nutrition leader

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Kathryn Wilson, deputy undersecretary for food, nutrition and consumer services with the USDA, is passionate about training young Americans to recognize a healthy meal when they see it. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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The path to more positive thinking might start in your neighborhood park

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A new study on nature and mental health showed that taking a walk in green space reduced the kind of negative thinking that's associated with depression and other mental illnesses. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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The key to patient satisfaction in the health care system

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Increased emphasis on empathy in the health care system holds big benefits for doctors and patients alike, medical experts say. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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