Health care

Maintain your brain

The ins and outs of keeping your brain healthy and functioning at its highest level. Read more »

July 16, 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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Utah leads country in skin cancer

Utah leads the US for skin cancer victims. Read more »

July 2, 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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Ask an Expert Series - What long term damage does UV light cause?

Discussing the long term effects UV light can have on your eyes, how the conditions caused can be treated, and how to protect your eyes from damage. Read more »

May 27, 2014

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Thousands turning to medical research for free health care

In a tough economy, people may have a difficult time paying for food and shelter, let alone medical insurance and doctor visits. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2011

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Health premiums rose, but whose fault was it?

Health insurance cost increases outpaced any gains in worker wages in 2011, but the role President Obama's federal health care law played is a matter of contention. Read more »

Nov. 1, 2011

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Record number of applicants vying for competitive spots at U.S., University of Utah medical schools

More Americans are anticipating a career in the field of medicine than ever before, as applications to medical schools have hit an all-time high. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2011

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Judge postpones Kansas Planned Parenthood case

A Kansas trial court judge postponed a criminal case against a Planned Parenthood clinic Monday, only days after the disclosure that the state health department had destroyed during routine document shredding copies of abortion... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2011

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Utahns think about suicide more than other Americans, study shows

One in 15 Utah adults seriously considered suicide in the past year, the highest rate in the nation, according to a new report. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2011

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Cancer screening tests urged less and less

Annual cancer tests are becoming a thing of the past. New guidelines out Wednesday for cervical cancer screening have experts at odds over some things, but they are united in the view that the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2011

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House passes health care abortion bill

The House on Thursday returned to an abortion issue that nearly sank President Barack Obama's health care law last year with legislation that bars an insurance plan regulated under the new law from covering abortion if any of its... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2011

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Obesity rate dips slightly

The growing obesity epidemic in America has been named a huge culprit in rising health care costs along with a host of growing health complications. But a recent report indicates some Americans are working to reverse the trend. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2011

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Supreme Court could rule on health care law before 2012 elections

The Constitutionality of national health care reform legislation could be determined by the Supreme Court in its next term. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2011

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: How would you fix health care?

For a moment, pretend you are a candidate for president. How would you reform our health care system? What would you do as president to fix a broken system? What do we do with our millions of uninsured? Read more »

Sept. 27, 2011

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Bill aimed at breast cancer worries docs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It took seven years of annual mammograms and a cancer diagnosis for Amy Colton to learn something her doctors had realized from the beginning: Her breast tissue is so dense that it could have masked tumors... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2011

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Social marketing key to improving health care

SALT LAKE CITY — The national health care reform act assumes patients will proactively take care of themselves to reduce their need for medical care. But making it happen will require a targeted social marketing strategy,... Read more »

July 5, 2011

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U.S. appeals court upholds Obama health care law

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Read more »

June 29, 2011

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Docs overtesting for cervical cancer virus

WASHINGTON — Too many doctors are testing the wrong women, or using the wrong test, for a virus that causes cervical cancer. Read more »

June 20, 2011

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AARP slammed for not fighting Social Security cuts

WASHINGTON — AARP, the powerful lobby for older Americans, was hammered Friday by fellow activists for refusing to oppose any and all cuts to Social Security benefits, a position the group says it has long held as a way to... Read more »

June 17, 2011

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Current court challenge of health care law is the 'one to watch'

The health care reform law is back in the spotlight again as the federal government faced off against representatives of 26 states — including Utah — before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals panel in Atlanta Wednesday.... Read more »

June 9, 2011

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A third of employers may drop health plans in 2014, study says

Almost one-third of U.S. employers are likely to stop providing health coverage for workers in 2014, when U.S. subsidies become available for people to buy individual policies, according to a study by McKinsey & Co. At least 30... Read more »

June 7, 2011

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Appeals court to hear health care overhaul lawsuit

ATLANTA — An Atlanta federal courtroom will soon become the latest battlefield in the ongoing fight over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Read more »

June 4, 2011

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