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How body-shaming makes America less healthy

For many people struggling with weight, the stigma starts in childhood and has been linked to serious problems.

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The Clean Cut: 6-year-old spells 'pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis'

Competing against children twice his age, 6-year-old Akash Vukoti was eliminated Wednesday from the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee when he misspelled “bacteriolytic” in the third... Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: One way moms, children can make the most of summer break

As the final events of the school year wrap up, I am excited to spend more time with the children at home, but there is always a piece of me that is slightly overwhelmed and wonders how in the... Read more »

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Cedar Hills’ Family Festival kicks off Tuesday

Cedar Hills’ annual Family Festival is set for Tuesday, May 31, through Saturday, June 4, at various sites. Read more »

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Status update: Look at my kid

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Sharing online photos of your children via social media must be done responsibly by avoiding tasteless or embarrassing content. Allowing your children to create their own social identity is the key... Read more »

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South Jordan mother spends days caring for husband who served in Iraq, advocating for other military caregivers

Elizabeth Tallerico is the military caregiver for her husband, who served in Iraq. She was recently appointed to be a Dole Fellow for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, which provides resources for... Read more »

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Who’s more expensive to raise — boys or girls?

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According to an infographic from Huffpost Business, girls are more expensive to raise by $80 per month, $960 per year and $17,280 over 18 years. While raising a girl may be more expensive, raising... Read more »

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The generation that didn't rush to get married — or postpone having kids

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Fewer young adults are married than in previous generations and more of them are cohabiting, compared to their grandparents' and parents' generation. What else are they doing differently? Read more »

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Dave Ramsey says: It's OK to take control while spouse overcomes addiction

You might not want a big pile of cash lying around, but there’s no reason you can’t run the envelope system out of your purse. Use daily cash allowances and expand that to weekly when... Read more »

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Feeling stressed? You're not alone

I tend to store stress in my shoulders — but I wonder where my mother and my grandmother put theirs. Their strength helps me when I feel like I might snap. Read more »

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Michelle Singletary: To prosper, create a financial rulebook

Many of the mistakes we make with our money stem from not having guidelines and sticking to them. Here are five financial rules to get you started as you begin your career. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Serena Williams, Dude Perfect take on trick tennis shots

Sports entertainment group, Dude Perfect, teams up with Serena Williams to perform a series of tennis trick shots. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utahn on 'Survivor-'themed 'Price is Right' wins prizes

Donald “Scott” Johnson, of Farmington, who was wearing an orange “Survivor” bandana, won more than $10,000 in prizes during Monday’s “Survivor”-themed... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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The Clean Cut: The latest 'Finding Dory' trailer makes a splash

"The Ellen Show" YouTube account released the latest "Finding Dory" trailer this morning. The film will be released in theaters next month. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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What sibling bullying is doing to your children's health

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Bullies aren't always on the playground; sometimes they're in your own home. Up to 40 percent of children have been bullied by siblings, with lasting health consequences, both good and bad. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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You should learn about Zika if you're pregnant and live in these states

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspects nearly 300 pregnant women in the U.S. and its territories may have contracted Zika. But most pregnant Americans shouldn't worry, unless they... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Twila Van Leer: Just picture that!

George Eastman made taking photographs easy for everyone. Now that you can take dozens and hundreds of photos, it's up to you to preserve them. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Learn how to become foster parent at one of three gatherings

Utah Foster Care will host three community meetings to discuss how to become a licensed foster parent in Utah. There are some 2,700 children in foster care in Utah, and 1 in 4 is Latino. Two of... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Lindsey Stirling performs with Celine Dion at Billboard Music Awards

Lindsey Stirling was featured in Celine Dion's cover of Queen's "The Show Must Go On" at the Billboard Music Awards. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Disney releases teaser trailer for live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'

The first teaser trailer for Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" was released. The movie will be released in theaters on March 17, 2017. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Ballet West artists prepare original works for 'Innovations' amid promotions

Dancers at Ballet West feel the heat each spring as they make way for new dancers, compete to choreograph and anticipate contract renewals. One dancer makes light of the resulting pecking order in... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Chris Hicks: ‘Joy’ and a special edition of ‘American Sniper’ on Blu-ray

The film featuring Jennifer Lawrence’s latest Oscar-nominated role, “Joy,” is on Blu-ray and DVD, and a new commemorative edition of “American Sniper” is on Blu-ray. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: Motherhood is for me

Motherhood is meant to make me become the person I really want to be, if I will let it. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Mom's 'happy Chewbacca' video shatters Facebook Live record

'Happy Chewbacca' mom's viral video breaks Facebook Live record. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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To B12 or not to B12?

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People are baring their arms and hips to get injections of Vitamin B12, and it may be worth the trouble, but only if you're in this one group. And pregnant women should monitor their intake, a new... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Erin Stewart: The cry-it-out method: Child abuse or parenting choice?

A recommendation to let children as young as two months cry it out to go to sleep has parents picking sides on whether the self-soothe method is good or bad for babies. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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A family's faith and a mother's legacy shine through The Emily Effect

Most people know perinatal mood disorders as "postpartum depression" or the "baby blues." For Emily Dyches, it meant anxiety, panic attacks and PTSD. Her family wants to share her difficult story... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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How to make your children feel comfortable around both parents after divorce

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According to Huffpost Parents, divorced parents who complain to their children about their ex can make them feel uncomfortable about expressing love for both parents. Here's how to raise happy and... Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Sarandon captures the slow grace of mourning in 'The Meddler'

“The Meddler” showcases a slow response to tragedy, and shares a tender portrait of growth. It isn’t a perfect film, but its best moments truly shine. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Discovery Gateway opens new health-focused exhibit

"Move It," a new exhibit at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum in Salt Lake City, opened Saturday. The exhibit is meant to promote health and physical activity as children develop. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Co-workers help Syracuse mother conquer daily battle

Employees with The Buckner Co. built a wheelchair accessible ramp for one of their co-workers, Sheli Gallegos. Her daughter, Whitney, lost the use of her legs or left arm in a car accident in 2005. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Book review: Weston's 'The Mirror Test' captures diplomatic side of war in Iraq and Afghanistan

Boots to the ground American diplomat J. Kael Weston addresses the diplomatic balance and intricacies of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — countries that are a long way from the State... Read more »

May 21, 2016

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YouTube star Stuart Edge hopes to inspire with new book

YouTube star Stuart Edge is known for making videos go viral, but now he's trying his hand at a different kind of storytelling with his new motivational book, "On the Edge: How My Crappy Job... Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Pianist Jason Lyle Black's debut 'Piano Preludes' album hits No. 2 on Billboard New Age chart

“Preludes,” which was released May 6, recently debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top New Age Albums. The honor is rare for an artist’s first album. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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'Floating down the Mississippi': 'Big River' to flow back onto the Hale Centre Theatre stage

"Big River," with Huck Finn, Jim, memorable music and plenty of water, will flow onto the Hale Centre Theatre stage in West Valley City starting May 26. Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utah man held 1,164 days in jail without a bond hearing

After being held more than three years without a bond hearing in the Utah County Jail as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainee, a federal judge has ordered that Martin Chairez-Castrejon... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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The Clean Cut: 10-year-old girl performs on stage with Paul McCartney

A 10-year-old girl from Buenos Aires, Argentina, had the opportunity to sing and play the bass guitar with Paul McCartney on stage. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Farmington's Donald Johnson to appear on 'Survivor'-themed 'Price is Right'

Donald "Scott" Johnson received four tickets to the screening of a "Survivor"-themed “The Price is Right” episode to air on Monday, May 23, 7 p.m., on CBS. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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#BrightonADay: Utah family copes with 4-year-old's death by reaching out to others

Kevin and Bethany Tenney created a foundation in honor of their 4-year-old daughter, Brighton, who died in January. The Brighton a Day Foundation will plan events for families who are experiencing... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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13-year-old Sandy girl waiting for heart transplant creates YouTube videos to help others

Macey Wright is waiting for a heart. She looks and acts like a typical eighth-grader. She enjoys playing the guitar, dancing and making YouTube videos. But Macey’s videos are not what you... Read more »

May 20, 2016

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UTubers: Jimmer Fredette, wife and fans make fun of Jimmer's tweets

The Fredettes and a few fans read some of Jimmer's past tweets to prove that his Twitter game isn't as good as his basketball game. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Pelé biopic 'Birth of a Legend' takes soccer fans back to the 1958 World Cup

“PelÉ: Birth of a Legend” is a portrait of a player and his country, and even if the film takes a conventional route to its destination, fans of the game should still enjoy it. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Video game adaptation 'Angry Birds Movie' can't quite find its wings

“The Angry Birds Movie” isn’t too bad for a movie based on a video game. But it isn’t too good, either. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Exhibit highlights Utah contributions to genetic research

The Natural History Museum of Utah is opening its latest traveling exhibit, "Genome: Unlocking Life's Code." The exhibit also features ways Utah families have contributed to genetic research. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Goodbye, Rickey Smith

As we stood in the graveyard saying our goodbyes “for now, until we meet again,” I had the feeling that if he were here, he would be telling us to continue to live, to continue to love,... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Five for Families: Films to honor Armed Forces Day

Celebrate Armed Forces Day in recognition of the men and women from America and around the world. Here are five films set in times of war for families to consider. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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'Castle' is done, so let's bring back 'Firefly'

Now that Nathan Fillion has some time on his hands, it's the perfect moment for him to return to the role that made him famous. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Documentary addresses what it means to live a good life

The documentary "A Small, Good Thing," directed by Pamela Tanner Boll, addresses the question "What does it mean to live a good life?" It will be screened in Salt Lake City on Sunday, May 29, at... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Chris Hicks: A sequel sometimes takes decades to follow the original film

In an era when three “Hobbit” movies can show up in theaters three years in a row, it’s surprising to see sequels arriving a decade or two after the first film. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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'Stomping out the stigma': A look at the portrayal of mental health in films

Films have come a long way in reducing the stigmas associated with mental illness, but there is still much work to be done, according to a National Alliance on Mental Illness representative and two... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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DC movie universe hit with fallout from 'Batman v Superman' disappointment

The less-than-stellar reception for "Batman v Superman" is causing waves for the rest of the movies in the DC movie universe. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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