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Telestroke brings experts to you Jetson-style

Crumpled on the floor of his Tooele bathroom, Larry screamed for help. At least, he thought he was screaming. In truth, no words came out. The 58-year-old was having a stroke, and the clock was his... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Computer scientists, clinicians collaborate at autism conference

Medical professionals and computer scientists from more than 40 countries are showcasing their work at the 11th annual International Meeting for Autism Research at the Grand America Hotel this... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Can your hairdresser save your life?

Your hairdresser could save you from more than just a bad hair day. Read more »

May 13, 2015

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One man's two wheeled fight against cancer

It doesn't exactly sound like a ringing endorsement for Jeff Warren's favorite sport: "Cycling is a lot like cancer," said Warren, who was diagnosed with stage IV head and neck cancer the day... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Self breast exams, and why women should be doing them

Kelly was an otherwise healthy 31-year-old woman in 2013 when she discovered a mysterious lump in her right breast. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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How serious is a kick to the groin?

How serious is a kick to the groin? Most men will experience a groin injury at some point in their life. But how concerned should they be about the long term effects. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Why preemies happen

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 »

April 15, 2015

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Why headaches happen

We all get headaches from time to time, but when is a headache cause to seek medical attention. Karly Pippitt, M.D. looks at the symptoms you should treat with over the counter medications, and... Read more »

April 8, 2015

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A neurosurgeon for back and neck pain?

Dr. Andrew Dailey explains why back and neck pain may land you a visit to a neurosurgeon. Read more »

April 1, 2015

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House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Meetings to resolve Medicaid expansion will be closed, governor's office says

Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to start meeting in early April with legislative leaders to hammer out an agreement on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion, but their discussions will... Read more »

March 25, 2015

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How LASIK works

Is LASIK right for you? Ophthalmologist, Dr. Mark Mifflin discusses common questions and concerns regarding LASIK surgery. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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How to treat a jammed finger

Jammed fingers, it seems like everyone's had one. Dr. Andrew Tyser discusses jammed fingers and proper ways to treat one. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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What you need to know about the final week of legislative session

Lawmakers faced three major issues at the start of the 2015 Legislature that have yet to be resolved — Medicaid expansion, religious liberty and anti-discrimination projections and a gas tax... Read more »

March 9, 2015

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House passes GOP's alternative health plan after contentious debate

After a contentious debate Friday, the House passed Utah Cares, the GOP leadership's counter to Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

March 6, 2015

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Bariatric Surgery, shedding pounds and fighting Type 2 Diabetes

Sometimes weight loss can't be achieved through dieting and exercise. Thankfully, bariatric surgery is available under the right circumstances. Read more »

March 4, 2015

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House Speaker Greg Hughes kills hopes for Healthy Utah plan

Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan for Medicaid expansion already passed the Senate, but House Speaker Greg Hughes said it won't get a hearing in the House. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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140K Utahns pick health plans on federal website

Federal officials say more than 140,000 Utah residents enrolled in health insurance plans through the government-run online marketplace before Sunday's deadline. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015

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Can you really die of a broken heart?

Dr. John Ryan discusses how an emotionally broken heart affects physical health. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2015

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How laser hair removal works

Learn more about laser hair removal from expert Halley Spitzer. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2015

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Taking the scare factor out of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer does not have to cause fear and anxiety if you take steps to prevent it. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Utah lawmakers to weigh competing Medicaid plans

How much money is the state able and willing to spend to help thousands of Utah's uninsured poor get health coverage? Read more »

Feb. 7, 2015

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ACL risk: Lower your chances of a dreaded ligament tear

ACL injuries can cost you a full year of participation in your sport but there are certain things that can be done to prevent them. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2015

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Medical staff, EMS agencies honored for lifesaving heart attack treatments

Intermountain Medical Center staff, along with EMS personnel from six agencies, were honored on Thursday a medical milestone: Every heart attack patient transported and treated in the past three... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Is the Internet making you think you're seriously ill?

Dr. Pippett discusses the do's and don'ts of researching illness symptoms online. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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