Health

Lawmaker questions SLC International Airport project's impact on air quality

A rural Utah senator is wondering why the planned $1.8 billion project to replace Salt Lake City International...

Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

The prospect of adding new jobs has led officials in many shrinking Illinois communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to cozy up to would-be growers. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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Stress may be tearing your family apart

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Nearly half of Americans experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a new national survey. Health, work, finances and family all set people on edge. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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CARE Fair offers services to low-income, uninsured Utahns

The Junior League of Salt Lake City is presenting the or CARE Fair offering free medical and social services to low-income and uninsured Utahns, Friday and Saturday. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Cancer center announced, brings care to West Jordan

The Jordan Valley Medical Center announced a new cancer treatment center Friday that will keep patients close to home. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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A creamy, hearty stroganoff that uses a shortcut to keep is simple

Delicious and creamy stroganoff is made simply with some easy shortcuts. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Woman gains weight for wedding, sets a positive example for teens

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Eating disorders are a common thing in the United States. But one woman's recovery shows that they are beatable. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Report: Some Utah babies more at risk of dying before first birthday

A new health department report shows that babies born to Pacific Islander and African-American mothers in Utah are more likely to die than others. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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State regulators take away Utah doctor's prescription pad

The state Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing has stripped a Utah doctor living on the island of Saipan of his license to prescribe controlled substances. Dr. Paul Marie Gahlinger,... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Runners could get cash for wearing reflective clothing

Utah runners could receive an unexpected prize in the next two weeks: cash for wearing reflective clothing. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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It's not too late for a beach body

Having trouble getting your body to look the way you want it? Here are the ins and outs of safe cosmetic surgery options. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Hemp oil registration cards bring hope for families

The Utah Department of Health began issuing hemp extract registration cards on Tuesday, allowing caregivers to possess and use hemp oil extract in treating patients with epilepsy. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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

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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Murray community rallies to bring injured teen home

Family and friends of a Murray girl who was involved in a roll-over car accident in Louisiana have rallied together and raising money to bring her home. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Government scientist finds forgotten vials of smallpox in storage room

A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? "Have a piece of fruit." Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: To forsake without being forsaken

What does it mean to be forsaken or for us to forsake? Wouldn’t be nice if the evil of the world felt forsaken? The bad guys would look around for the young, the foolish or the infirm to join... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

A is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Ghana: Quarantined US citizen tested for Ebola

Health officials in Ghana say a U.S. citizen is being tested for Ebola and remains in quarantine after he fell ill while in West Africa. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages. Brody had previously questioned whether that would... Read more »

July 7, 2014

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Pamela Yip: Take steps to keep medical bills from getting out of hand

No expenditure can hurl you toward financial ruin as quickly as medical bills. Read more »

July 7, 2014

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7 ways your family can prevent dementia and heart disease

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New research supports the American Heart Association's list of seven ways families can improve health and diminish risk of future heart problems and dementia, including Alzheimer's — the... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Utah swim schools teach lifesaving skills to babies as young as 4 months

Two swim programs in Utah offer self-rescue training for kids as young as 4 to 6 months old. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Summer pregnancy 101: Beat the heat and keep your baby healthy

Pregnancy can be uncomfortable. Utah's summer heat can make it even worse. Make sure you're doing what it takes to keep you and the baby healthy. Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge's post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump under... Read more »

July 25, 2013

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