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Researchers try to quell Ebola fears

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WASHINGTON — The fear of Ebola has spread faster in America than the virus itself. Ebola has infected the American psyche, forcing us to do risk analysis of a pathogen we know little about....

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VA explores alternative therapies

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Storyline: Health-aides join fight for higher wages

  WASHINGTON — Working a string of low-wage jobs, Lynette Reece has always had trouble paying the rent. A home health-care aide for the past 21 years,...


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$100,000 grant for oral health education

OGDEN — Midtown Community Health Center has received a $100,000 grant to help treat and prevent oral health issues in children and pregnant women. The...


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Healthy habits for kids this fall and winter

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Cancer patient points to positivity for saving his life

SOUTH OGDEN — When Lance Velasquez went for his chemotherapy treatment at Utah Hematology Oncology last week, he wore a smile despite any pain he faced....


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Aerial exercise helps nurse with cystic fibrosis beat the odds

OGDEN — It’s been 19 years since doctors predicted Kara Crystal Fierro would no longer be here, but the 29 year-old registered nurse has more than...


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Synthetic weed is sending more kids to the E.R.

Between 2010 and 2011, emergency room visits involving patients who had used “synthetic marijuana” nearly tripled, according to a new report from the...


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Officials fear Ebola's on AIDS path; some disagree

NEW YORK — Is Ebola the world’s worst infectious disease threat since AIDS? Comparisons between the two deadly diseases surfaced in the last few months...


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Classes offered for those with chronic conditions

OGDEN — Would you like to better manage your chronic health conditions, take charge of your health and enjoy life more? The Weber-Morgan Health...


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Five things to know before Affordable Care enrollment resumes

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration seems pretty confident that HealthCare.gov can avoid punch-line status again when Affordable Care enrollment reopens...


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