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Kids can help choose snacks and be healthy

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Carrot sticks or fruit-and-nut granola today? Let your kids help choose their after-school snacks and they will be happier eaters, Top of Utah nutrition experts say. That means involving children

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Good choices add up to healthy after-school snacks

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Live longer, take care of chronic diseases

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Consider yourself cynical? Could dementia be next?

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Tri tips: Gear and nutrition

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How to succeed on your first triathlon

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Whooping cough cases up in Weber, Davis

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E-cigarette poisonings increase in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - Poisonings related to e-cigarette exposure are increasing in Utah. In the first six months of this year, the Utah Poison Control Center said it


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Officials: Depression increasing by 20 percent in U.S.

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