Primary Children's cared for more than 84,400 child patients last year. The KSL telethon helps to raise funds
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An independent panel of experts said Monday that "deep and substantial" change is needed at the World Health Organization following its slow response to early warnings about West Africa's Ebola outbreak. Read more »
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"Who Am I Without You? 52 Ways to Re-build Self-Esteem After a Breakup," by Christina Hibbert, focuses on women’s health and building self-esteem in those experiencing heartache. Read more »
Thousands of runners braved rainy weather in Salt Lake City Saturday to help raise money to fight breast cancer at the 2015 Komen Utah Race for the Cure. Read more »
On the day Mercy Kennedy lost her mother to Ebola, it was hard to imagine a time when Liberia would be free from one of the world's deadliest viruses. It had swept through the 9-year-old's... Read more »
The fear of brain damage and other potential injuries in boxing only heightens when considering young people, not just adults, involved in the sport. Is boxing a positive outlet for kids, or too... Read more »
For six days, the family of 19-year-old April Guerra mourned her death because they thought she was killed in a car wreck. It turns out, she wasn't. Read more »
Elise Wright acts just like any other 8-year-old girl. She likes to jump rope and play with her siblings. But she is a little different. She was born with an underdeveloped left hand. Read more »
Nebraska officials said they have taken action to protect residents of two nursing homes run by an ailing Utah company based in Bountiful. Read more »
A huge nationwide spike in hospitalizations last month caused by a class of drugs often called "synthetic marijuana" illustrates the potency and dangers of the chemicals used to make them and the... Read more »
A new study shows the unconscious habit of sleepwalking may actually be tied to genetics, be passed from parent to child, and that sleep terrors in early childhood often lead to sleepwalking in the... Read more »
Blue Bell ice cream had evidence of listeria bacteria in its Oklahoma manufacturing plant as far back as March 2013, a government investigation found. The Texas-based company continued to ship ice... Read more »
Lakeview Hospital has acquired a new machine that uses tomography to help find breast cancer in dense tissue patients after they have had a mammogram. Read more »
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The FDA is considering stricter regulation of the homeopathic medicine industry. Read more »
With five new artisan chocolate businesses slated to get underway some are predicting that Utah could become the center of the nation's chocolate world. Read more »
Utah programs are credited with fighting obesity, helping rank Utahns 7th least obese in the nation and the state with the lowest rates of childhood obesity. Read more »
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Primary Children's Hospital cared for more than 84,400 child patients last year, including 9,269 whose families needed help to pay the bills. The annual KSL telethon helps to raise funds for... Read more »
Obama administration attorneys urged a federal judge Thursday to throw out a politically charged lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law, but encountered plenty of... Read more »
There are 19 senior centers throughout Salt Lake County where seniors can participate in an array of fitness classes and other activities, as well as meet others with similar interests and stages... Read more »
Summer’s a killer. It’s prime time for injury deaths — by definition, preventable deaths, says Utah's chief medical examiner, Dr. Todd Grey. Keeping kids safe is everyone’s... Read more »
Recent studies are finding that concussions can be the cause of more dangers, affecting grades and school performance among children and teens as well as severe memory loss (especially among... Read more »
Utah lawmakers continue to work on a plan to cover the state's uninsured but don't anticipate striking any kind of deal before August. Read more »
Utah state attorneys have asked an appeals court to clear the way for a contentious law that bans price fixing by contact lens makers and could have wide-ranging implications for the $4 billion... Read more »
For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life. Read more »
A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Read more »
A memorial Friday celebrated people who have donated their bodies to provide invaluable experiences to University of Utah medical students. Read more »
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find... Read more »
A major international study says HIV patients shouldn't delay in seeking treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. Read more »
Book review: 'Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' is a great intro into herbal world
With pictures, step by step instructions and easy to follow examples, "Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' provides great instruction for anyone looking to advance in... Read more »
st report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a... Read more »
Many U.S. hospitals have abandoned sending breastfeeding new moms home with formula freebies, according to government researchers who found a big decline in a practice they say discourages nursing. Read more »
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