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Former addict finds happiness in helping others

OGDEN — A former homeless addict has found joy in sharing his story. That’s because Roger Tomney has seen lives change. Particularly so in the last year since his story has gone public....

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Study finds e-cigarettes help people quit smoking

WASHINGTON — Vaping is having a moment. The Oxford Dictionaries recently named the term, which means “to inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an...


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New hospital gowns to cover your butt

DETROIT — A Detroit-based health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients’ grumbles — a lack...


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Every workplace needs a cafeteria

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More veterans press VA to recognize medical marijuana as

Every morning, former Air Force senior airman Amy Rising makes breakfast for her second-grader, drives him to school and returns home to prepare what she calls her...


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influenza cases start rolling in

It’s here - with its runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches, fever, chills and fatigue - influenza has reared its ugly head and will soon be in full swing. So...




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What is preeclampsia? And how it is harming pregnant women

LAYTON -- New research may provide hope for millions of pregnant women worldwide who suffer from a potentially fatal condition. Preeclampsia is a disorder that...


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Latinos are the group with largest uninsured population

WASHINGTON — In the waiting room at La Clinica del Pueblo, a community health center in Washington, signs in Spanish encourage patients to “Empower...


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Exposure to energy drinks a problem for young kids, new research

More than half of calls to U.S. poison control centers about energy drinks like Red Bull and Monster are for children younger than 6, some suffering seizures and...


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Former addict finds happiness in helping others

OGDEN — A former homeless addict has found joy in sharing his story. That’s because Roger Tomney has seen lives change. Particularly so in the last...


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A look at Ebola treatment in the US by numbers

OMAHA, Neb. — When Dr. Martin Salia arrives in Omaha from Sierra Leone, he’ll be the 10th person with Ebola to receive treatment in the U.S. The...


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Study finds e-cigarettes help people quit smoking

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