One was an animal lover. Another loved the spotlight. Another was nicknamed "The Wall."
Most schools do not consider teen dating violence a high-priority issue, according to a new study. Parents sending their children back to school can do so more confidently when informed about what... Read more »
Fourth Street Clinic has been recognized as the first primary care clinic in Salt Lake, Tooele and Summit counties to meet benchmarks that improve patient health and reduce unnecessary costs under... Read more »
Specialists from the Intermountain Medical Center Stroke Program will answer questions about strokes during the Deseret News/Intermountain Healthcare Hotline Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Read more »
A California law that created an agency to oversee national health care reforms granted it broad authority to conceal spending on the contractors that will perform most of its functions,... Read more »
Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky's Medicaid program will expand to cover hundreds of thousands of additional people. Read more »
What was supposed to be a day of joy turned into a day of grieving for a Utah County family. Katrina Lawrence, the mother of five, died during childbirth Monday. Read more »
Weight-loss surgery such as the type that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie underwent may not just improve people's waistlines, but their health. Read more »
Multiple groups came together Tuesday outside Syracuse Arts Academy to detail their opposition to the West Davis highway contemplated by the Utah Department of Transportation. They said the... Read more »
Sexual assaults in the military are a growing epidemic across the services and thousands of victims are still unwilling to come forward despite a slew of new oversight and assistance programs,... Read more »
More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa, according to a new report released Tuesday. Read more »
During a human trafficking forum on Wednesday, May 1, Salt Lake native Elizabeth Smart spoke candidly about her nine months in captivity after being kidnapped in 2002 and the importance of... Read more »
In a public-private partnership intended to help victims of domestic violence, a community resource center was launched Monday at West Jordan City Hall. The center is a project of South Valley... Read more »
Huntsman Cancer Institute employees dedicate themselves daily to helping their patients, but Monday was a day set aside as a spiritual refuge for their healing hands to be recognized. It also... Read more »
Scientists are treating obesity in mice with fecal transplants. The transfer of stool, meaning billions of bacteria, from one animal to another is not news. Humans have undergone them. It is losing... Read more »
This dish is hearty and full of Mexican flavor but without the traditional ingredients. This healthy version of enchiladas is sure to please. Read more »
Provo’s long-awaited recreation center is now hosting open tours of its new pools, basketball courts, water slides, supervised child play areas, running track and weightlifting facilities. An... Read more »
California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease infecting more and more people around the nation, has been on the rise as... Read more »
A BYU research group has released a study that tracked Adderall abuse using Twitter. In addition to refining their tracking programs, the computational health science group hopes to develop... Read more »
Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands. Read more »
Infant mortality has declined in the U.S., according to a new CDC report, but America still has one of the highest infant mortality rates for an industrialized nation Read more »
Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for anyone still... Read more »
Most people who die by guns in the U.S. do so by their own hand. Several initiatives around the country are sidestepping the polarized legal debate and bringing together gun retailers and health... Read more »
Because of the projected rise in people being diagnosed, the Alzheimer's Association and health care advocates nationwide are pushing for state-initiated plans to address the expected tsunami and... Read more »
Mara Kofoed was not always hopeful about having kids. When she first started trying for children in 2004, and learned that she had fertility issues, her life seemed full of fear and anxiety. She... Read more »
An over eater learns to listen to her body. Read more »
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Six years after conquering meth, Kandice Spencer is still going strong, living a full drug-free life with her family. Not everyone is so fortunate. Meth is a continuing menace to young mothers,... Read more »
A mother and her boyfriend were charged Friday with abuse or neglect of a disabled child after the 9-month-old suffered facial burns. Read more »
One was an animal lover. Another loved the spotlight. Another was nicknamed "The Wall" because of the force he brought to the soccer field. Read more »
Tara Roweton said Thursday it "feels great" to graduate from family dependency drug court. It's a big step on her quest to have a happy, stable life for her and her son. Read more »
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer... Read more »
Residents in Plymouth have been advised not to drink the water after E. coli was detected in the water supply. Read more »
A new revolutionary treatment is changing the face of the devastating disease known as cystic fibrosis. Read more »
A new revolutionary treatment is changing the face of the devastating disease cystic fibrosis. A drug recently approved by the FDA called Kalydeco appears to be holding the disease at bay. Read more »
A long-awaited report highlighting the costs and benefits of Medicaid expansion in Utah was released by the state's health department Thursday. Read more »
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is challenging the part of the federal health care law that requires for-profit companies to offer employees health coverage that includes products the business owners find... Read more »
Researchers at The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Murray have found major benefits for consumption of vitamin D after exercise. Read more »
Teen birth rates in the United States fell to a record low in 2011, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The decrease was especially sharp among Hispanic... Read more »
America and other developed countries are facing a new epidemic: suicide. The Daily Beast reports the number of suicides in the United States has increased every year since 1999 and looks to... Read more »
Babies predominantly fed formula for the first six months were 2.5 times more likely to be obese by age 2 as babies whose mothers breast-fed. Introducing solid foods before 4 months of age... Read more »
Although a new study shows 79 percent of Americans believe the American Dream is alive, there appear to be a few contradictions in some of their other responses. Northwestern Mutual released data... Read more »
The growing prevalence of Alzheimer's disease might be slowed if more people addressed symptoms of mild cognitive decline with a health care professional early on. Read more »
Providing charity health care for Utahns was offered Tuesday as an alternative to the state accepting an expansion of Medicaid during a panel discussion sponsored by the Sutherland Institute. Read more »
Intermountain Healthcare launched a new system that tracks cumulative radiation exposure from medical exams. Read more »
Determined to check the growing epidemic of sexual assaults in the armed forces, a House panel is poised to approve a series of revisions to longstanding military law. They include stripping... Read more »
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