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Breast cancer a leading killer but detection improves

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This year, approximately 1,440 Utah women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 270 will die from the disease. Nationally, 232,670 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among

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In the gym, exercise decorum

Spend enough time at the gym and you’re bound to develop some pet peeves. It’s a communal space, shared by people with idiosyncrasies that can drive


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Sleep-tracking apps: Do they work?

If you’re like most Americans, then you’re probably within arm’s reach of your phone every waking hour. But can your phone also help you get a


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What to tell children about a parent's cancer

“I can’t imagine going through that with a child that age,” we moms with cancer tell each other. Every parent, every kid, every cancer is so


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VIDEO: Socialize, stretch and meditate at this women's class

SOUTH OGDEN — There were smiles in abundance as a few dozen women socialized and then stretched and meditated at the free Gentle Movements class at the


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Want to get ahead in your career? Marry a dork.

Home life sounds way better with a conscientious spouse than with a jerk, doesn’t it? As it turns out, marrying a conscientious person may help you make more


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VIDEO: Thousand Nurses Protest with an Ebola Die-in

U.S. hospitals aren't ready for an Ebola outbreak, according to nurses who staged a "die-in" Wednesday outside a Las Vegas Strip resort where they were holding a


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McKay-Dee receives national organ donation award

OGDEN — McKay-Dee Hospital has received a medal of honor and is being nationally recognized for contributions to support of organ donation. According to


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Drug overdose deaths spur focus in Ogden area

OGDEN — Downtown Ogden is third highest in the state for per-capita prescription pain medication deaths. To combat the rising number of overdoses


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Newspaper promotes breast cancer awareness

OGDEN — In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Standard-Examiner will engage in an effort to not only inform the public about the issue but


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US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of


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