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Ogden man is author of book that chronicles birth defect

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OGDEN — Despite having traveled throughout the country to interview mothers of children with Craniosynostosis — a premature closing of the skull that prevents the brain from...

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VIDEO: Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds....


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Female meth users greatly at risk for Parkinson's disease

SALT LAKE CITY — In addition to incurring serious dental problems, memory loss and other physical and mental issues, methamphetamine users are three times...


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Holiday meals: Too much of a good thing

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Boomer generation triggers 'silver tsunami' of depression

For more than 40 years, Judy Young and her 75-year-old spouse, Meg Chalmers, shared so much: camping, antiquing, traveling. The retired nurses from Northwood, N.H.,...


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Excessive drinking, holidays, a deadly combination

This year while you’re celebrating the holidays, remember to practice safety when it comes to drinking alcohol. Excessive alcohol use causes 79,000 deaths...




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Dangers of wearing high-heeled boots in the winter

It’s winter and that means women everywhere will be pulling their favorite pair of boots out of the closet. While flat heeled boots are fine, those with high...


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Ogden man is author of book that chronicles birth defect

OGDEN — Despite having traveled throughout the country to interview mothers of children with Craniosynostosis — a premature closing of the...


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'Text neck' may be ruining your posture

Is your smartphone a pain in the neck? According to a new study, “Text Neck” is becoming a real problem. Dr. Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine...


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'Scientific' study: Men more likely than women to be idiots

Here it is, scientific proof that a Y chromosome makes you dumb. (No, not really). Every year, the British Medical Journal puts out an especially, shall we say,...


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Influenza A has mutated, CDC says

Think you might have the flu even though you’ve been vaccinated? You might be right. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a...


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Female meth users greatly at risk for Parkinson's disease

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