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Women face special dangers of stroke

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Each year, around 55,000 more women than men will have a stroke. Longer lifespans, pregnancies and hormones all contribute, as do illnesses that tend to strike women more frequently. Dr. Eli Feen,...

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How much water to drink

Dietitian and healthful-eating columnist Ellie Krieger answered questions recently in an online chat. Here is an edited excerpt. Q. I know that staying hydrated...


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For healthy bones: Got prunes, onions, salmon, walnuts?

When I say “food for healthy bones,” what springs to mind? Milk, of course. That connection is taught to us early on, and rightfully so. Milk and the...


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New regulations for sunscreen labels

OGDEN — In 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations for sunscreen labels to emphasize protection against both UV-A and UV-B...


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Beware of tetanus

Have you had a tetanus shot recently? Before you start digging in the dirt this summer, you might want to check. Tetanus doesn’t just come from rusty nails...


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‘Biggest Loser’ contestant Jackson Carter speaks at LGBT Pride

HILL AIR FORCE BASE — During the federally recognized Pride month of June, Hill Air Force Base hosted its second annual luncheon event to recognize the LGBT...




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Vaccines now mandatory in California

California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a controversial bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a...


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Utah's heat wave triggers health dangers

A surge in temperatures brings a swell of hospital visits. Health professionals and emergency coordinators caution that heat-related ailments are dangerous but...


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Does mom really know best?

Did your mother ever tell you not to go outside with a wet head or you’d catch a cold? Did she tell you not to sit too close to the TV or you’d go...


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Chronic inflammation is a tough, progressive opponent

Inflammation is a natural part of our immune system, but like anything else, too much of it can damage the body and lead to several different diseases. Dr....


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Shingles: Myths and facts

It’s inevitable. The longer you live, the more at risk you are to contract shingles. But you don’t have to suffer with the painful virus. Here are some...


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Utah's heat wave triggers health dangers

A surge in temperatures brings a swell of hospital visits. Health professionals and emergency coordinators caution that heat-related ailments are dangerous but...


New regulations for sunscreen labels

OGDEN — In 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations for sunscreen labels to emphasize protection against both UV-A and UV-B...