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Avoid giving your baby this food that may include harmful levels of arsenic

The first food many babies are given includes levels of arsenic that may be cause for concern.

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Diabetes on 'relentless march' across world

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A Starbucks cup suggested that sugary drinks line the path to diabetes. The World Health Organization says it's more complicated than that, but that the disease is on a "relentless march" across... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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How meditation improves health

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Couch potatoes everywhere, rejoice. One of the most beneficial things you can do for your health is to sit quietly for 20 minutes, proponents of meditation say. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Making homemade baked cheese crackers

These are easy to prepare and delicious to eat. If you love cheese, this will be a keeper recipe. They can be baked as a brittle cracker or as a softer version with a traditional taste. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: 30 questions to get started recording family history

I've always been inquisitive — so I'm putting my propensity to question everything to good use. Here are some ideas of questions you can ask yourself, your parents and your grandparents to... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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UTubers: Marie Osmond releases music video for new song, 'Music Is Medicine'

Marie Osmond released a music video for the title track of her new album, "Music Is Medicine." The album comes out Friday. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Brothers tell sister a zombie apocalypse is happening after she has wisdom teeth removed

After Millicent Phillips had her wisdom teeth removed, her brothers told her a zombie apocalypse had hit their town. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Twila Van Leer: Where's the rest of the story?

Ancestor stories often have surprising details. I would like to know "the rest of the story" of my great-grandmother, whose sealing to her first spouse was canceled on the same day she was sealed... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Erin Stewart: The power of a good dad

A father who is present can make all the difference for a child. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Unexpected blessings in a bookstore

The elderly gentleman in front of me paid for his books, turned around, then slowly shuffled toward me, smiling. But before I could speak, he stretched out a frail arm and, with shaky hands, firmly... Read more »

April 11, 2016

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The Clean Cut: New trailer released for Harry Potter spinoff, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Warner Bros. Pictures released a new trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a movie set in the world of Harry Potter. The movie comes to theaters Nov. 18. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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UTubers: LDS violinist Rob Landes releases cover of Lukas Graham's '7 Years'

In a YouTube video uploaded Friday, violinist Rob Landes covers "7 Years" by Lukas Graham. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: Can lower expectations lead to more happiness?

Should I expect my life to be generally calm and serene? Should I expect my house to be neat and tidy? Should I expect to be on time to everything? Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Witnessing domestic violence can have lasting impact on youths, even if they aren't abused

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Roger Lockridge, 34, remembers the night his dad in a rage held the family at gunpoint to keep them from leaving. He was 10, and it was the climax of years of domestic violence. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: Expanding motherhood

I may not be a stay-at-home mother, but I do spend my days mothering. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Book review: Well-researched 'Nazi Titanic' tells little-known story of a World War II ship

"The Nazi Titanic" is about the Cap Arcona, a German Cruise ship said to rival the opulence of the Titanic. The ship ended its existence as a floating concentration camp. It was destroyed by the... Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Book review: 'Trace Evidence' short story collection is an excellent farewell

"Trace Evidence," a collection of four novellas, is a companion to the Virals series co-authored by Kathy and Brendan Reichs. Fans will relish these last four adventures with the Virals pack. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Book review: 'The Madwoman Upstairs' is a modern gothic tale

Samantha Whipple, the last descendant of the Bronte family, enrolls at Oxford to escape the incessant rumors plaguing her about her famous family. Mystery and self-exploration follow as she tries... Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Book review: 'Runaway' won't be a runaway hit with readers

It’s unlikely people will run to the shelves to read “Runaway,” the latest book from author Peter May, unless they like a dark story about 1960s pop culture. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Ballet West to stage three-piece program 'The Nijinsky Revolution' April 15-23 at Capitol Theatre

Choreographer Helen Pickett describes her journey to create a new version of Vaslav Nijinsky's "Jeux" that nods to him but still feels intrinsic for her. Her "Games" is one of three pieces in... Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Hale Centre Theatre to tap imaginations with pre-'Pan' story 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

A prequel to the beloved story "Peter Pan," the Tony Award-winning "Peter and the Starcatcher" opens at Hale Centre Theatre on April 13 and runs through May 18. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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'Hamilton' asks us to evaluate the principle of 'colorblind' casting

The principle of “colorblind” casting posits that people should ignore ethnicity and focus solely on talent when casting actors in productions. In theory, this is a very good idea. In... Read more »

April 9, 2016

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What Christian movies need so badly to be good

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To many people, including Christians, the movies marketed to Christians are bad. Critics say one thing is key to making them better: Less Christian certainty. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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With revamped 'Black Panther,' Marvel ups its diversity game

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Marvel comics tapped Ta-Nehisi Coates to write its new look at its first and most famous black superhero. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Adoption search reveals he's 'Tiny Tim,' an infant abandoned in December 1951

To surprise and some shock, Kim Stevens of Roy learned recently that he was abandoned shortly after his birth in December 1951. His daughter-in-law's internet sleuthing revealed he was ‘Tiny... Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Chris Hicks: New 'Odd Couple' and sci-fi epic 'The Expanse' are on home video

A new sitcom of “The Odd Couple” brings Oscar and Felix into the 21st century, and a new epic sci-fi series features Mormons in space. Both are on home video this week. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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UTubers: David Archuleta performs with ‘American Idol’ contestants during finale

During the Thursday night series finale of "American Idol," former contestant David Archuleta joined with other past and present contestants to perform "One Voice." Read more »

April 8, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Two orphans stay best friends from Mozambique to Arizona to BYU

Kelvin Lewis and Afonso Slater became best friends in Mozambique. Families that live 2 miles apart in Arizona adopted them. In the fall, the two will be roommates at BYU. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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'Start taking care of children and I'll take care of you'

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Salt Lake County, Sandy City and private donors have formed a unique partnership to guide, nuture homeless young men ages 18-21 through the Salt Lake County Youth... Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Smart security system helping kids with autism be more independent

A growing number of Utah families are using smart home technology to help their children who struggle with autism. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Pope emphasizes flexibility over rules for modern families

In a sweeping document on family life that opened a door to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, Pope Francis insisted Friday that church doctrine cannot be the final word in answering tricky... Read more »

April 8, 2016

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4 things I wish parents understood about protecting their children from pornography

As societies across the globe become more and more accepting of immorality, it can sometimes feel like protecting our families from the onslaught of pornography is an insurmountable task. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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More than a horse show: Cavalia's 'Odysseo' features unique collaboration of animal life, technology, performing arts

Cavalia's "Odysseo" is a unique show that will be performed at The Shops at South Town in Sandy from April 20 to May 8. The show describes the journey of man and horse, combining a variety of... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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The Clean Cut: First trailer released for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

On Thursday, Star Wars released the first trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Read more »

April 7, 2016

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UTubers: BYU Vocal Point celebrates 25th anniversary with music video that combines over 25 songs

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, BYU Vocal Point released a music video that features over 25 songs and more than 60 Vocal Point alumni and members. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Sherry Young: Nicole Harris was missing, now sadly is found

We are lucky that Nicole Harris was found, although the reality of her death felt anything but lucky. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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The sport with the most concussions (hint: it's not football)

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Although football gets all the bad press, it's only one way to get a concussion. Here are other sports with high rates of concussion and the reason a helmet may be your most important sports gear. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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The skills needed to thrive as an independent adult

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Marcus Webster is getting ready to head off for college. As his life unfolds, he and his mom wonder if he's learned what he needs to know and what skills he must still develop in order to thrive as... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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UTubers: Student writes song about stereotypes surrounding BYU's dating scene

Katie Wishart, a junior at Brigham Young University, wrote a song about the stereotypes surrounding the dating scene at BYU. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Disney releases first official trailer for ‘The BFG,’ with a view of the giant himself

A new trailer for "The BFG" gives viewers a first look at the Big Friendly Giant. The Disney movie comes to theaters on July 1. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Should you stop using baby powder?

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A thousand women have sued Johnson & Johnson, saying the company knew its iconic baby powder caused cancer. Do we need to stop using powder? Read more »

April 6, 2016

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How a day off of school earned me a new running partner

Recently my son Anderson asked to take a day off from school. I agreed, but on one condition: He would need to go for a run with me. The rest is history. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Don't try this at home: On life with a large family

The definition of a big family has changed. Last year, we met the president of the Large Families of Europe organization, and he told us their requirement for membership was to have three kids. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Be honest with your employer about new job offer

If an organization cares about its team members, and one of them has the ability to double his or her income and is not breaking a promise in the process, this type of scenario is perfectly... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Which financial documents are fit to be purged?

There was a time when I couldn't throw out a lot of financial documents for fear that I may need them one day. I was paranoid that a creditor would claim I didn't pay what I owed, so I held on to... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Caramel candy bits make these cookies like a candy bar

This easy, four-ingredient cookie is chewy and sweet like a candy bar. The recipe take only minutes to put together, and it makes about two dozen delicious cookies that taste like your favorite... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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South Davis Family History Fair scheduled for April 23

South Davis History Fair to feature Clive Romney and more than 90 classes. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Giving a 'voice': CoughDrop app provides assistance to those with communication needs

CoughDrop, an Augmentative and Alternative Communication device, allows users to build a customizable, symbol-based keyboard that represents commonly used words. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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UTubers: Simply Three releases string cover of Adam Lambert’s 'Ghost Town'

Simply Three released a string cover of Adam Lambert's "Ghost Town" on Thursday. Two members of the band are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Lindsey Stirling discusses mental health and her journey to find happiness

Lindsey Stirling, an LDS musician known for dancing while she plays the violin, shared her experience with anorexia and depression in a post on Mogul. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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The Clean Cut: ‘One Shining Moment’ video highlights memorable moments from 2016 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA released the annual "One Shining Moment" video Monday featuring highlights and memories from the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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