Members of a village have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and on the human body.
People hoping to get healthy with the help of fitness apps should look for the features that fit their personalities. Read more »
A new government study finds about 3 out of 4 older teens are driving, but rates vary widely by state and city. Read more »
More than 800 Utahns are awaiting a potentially lifesaving organ transplant and while only 1 to 2 percent of all deaths can qualify for organ donation, more people are encouraged to register as... Read more »
Dov Siporin didn't set out to be something extraordinary. But his decision to fight his cancer with humor, love and generosity inspired patients, doctors and friends to reach out to those in need.... Read more »
The Utah County Health Department's Payson Immunization Clinic will be moving as of April 7. Read more »
Dr. Andrew Dailey explains why back and neck pain may land you a visit to a neurosurgeon. Read more »
A study of more than 3.9 million men and women who served in the military during the post-9/11 era found that deploying to a war zone did not result in an elevated risk of suicide. Read more »
Key state administrators Tuesday released five - and 10-year plans intended to "measurably reduce" the incidence of Utah children remaining in the cycles of poverty and public assistance dependency... Read more »
Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been. Read more »
Signs line the streets in one Tooele neighborhood to offer encouragement and hope for Greg Harvey, 40, who is battling an aggressive bladder cancer. Read more »
A national pharmacists' group has adopted a policy discouraging its members from providing death-penalty drugs. Read more »
ion's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Read more »
Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said. Read more »
The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators. Read more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is being sued by an environmental group over what it says is the agency's failure to address regional haze in Utah. The lawsuit says scenic vistas are being... Read more »
Neuroscience studies have shown that pleasure centers in the brain activate when shoppers find items on sale. Read more »
From the road, there's nothing obviously remarkable about the little stretch of flat land running alongside the Ohio River in Lesage. Read more »
The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Read more »
Commercial airlines do not screen pilots for mental health issues as rigorously as government agencies, law enforcement and specialized branches of the military, and some aviation experts say that... Read more »
The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. Read more »
More than 400 mental health professionals attended the 16th annual international conference for the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association, or EAGALA, Thursday to learn the powerful... Read more »
Four-year-old Kai Sherwood was born with a birth defect that left him with only one ear. Thanks to the marvel of 3-D printing, and a whole lot of love, Kai has a new ear that looks so lifelike no... Read more »
Leaders from various religions throughout Utah will be coming together to celebrate National Donate Month and to clarify their religion’s position on donation. Read more »
A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety determined that distracted driving is a major problem for teen drivers. Read more »
Change your posture. Body language affects not only how others see us, but also it appears to change how we see ourselves. Read more »
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For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition. Read more »
In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists have discovered that members of a village isolated from the modern world have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and... Read more »
The Institute of Medicine says families can do a lot to prevent cognitive decline related to aging. Brain health is as influenced by lifestyle choices like exercise and diet as heart health is. Read more »
An Indiana county at the heart of an HIV outbreak has seen a "significant increase" in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program approved by Gov. Mike Pence,... Read more »
One in six Americans gets sick from food every year. Not only is food poisoning common, but myths about it are common as well. Here are five common myths debunked. Read more »
Lindsey was pregnant for just 24 weeks and four days when she gave birth to tiny one-pound, 10-ounce Ira about 15 weeks ahead of schedule in April 2014. After a year in the hospital, Ira is finally... Read more »
From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. Read more »
She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other... Read more »
The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says. Read more »
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An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus... Read more »
The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores. Read more »
A free child car seat check this weekend in Eagle Mountain is being sponsored by the Utah County Health Department and other organizations. Read more »
Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it shortchanged health programs for children and women. Read more »
Conventional wisdom says these conditions can neither be cured nor prevented and treatment can only attempt to manage symptoms. A growing number of doctors are pushing past conventional wisdom. Read more »
The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives being cut short. But a string of seven suicides by teenagers in recent months has shaken this... Read more »
California lawmakers are hearing renewed discussions on a bill that would prevent parents from seeking vaccination exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs. Read more »
New research shows that people who look for a bright side in life's difficult moments enjoy mental health benefits. Read more »
An office manager was arraigned Thursday on charges she posed as a dentist when the real dentist was away and seriously injured patients after pulling their teeth, performing root canals on them... Read more »
The first cardio implant is being used that allows doctors to monitor heart failure patients from the comfort of their own homes. The technology was first designed to monitor engine pressure in jet... Read more »
A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends. Read more »
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements sold by a Las Vegas company because they may contain anabolic steroids that can cause liver damage. Read more »
Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a... Read more »
Avenue H, Utah's small-business health insurance marketplace, has reported more than doubling its enrollment since 2012. Read more »
The city is hosting a Mayor's Town Hall Meeting to discuss the new St. Mark's Hospital Emergency Center being constructed. Read more »
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