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Too many children taking too serious meds

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A new study finds that 1.2 percent of American preschool children on Medicaid are using antidepressants, mood stabilizers, medications for attention-deficit disorder and other psychotropic drugs....

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Seniors health event Wednesday in Clearfield

CLEARFIELD — Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services and Clearfield Aquatic Center will celebrate the 22nd annual National Senior Health...


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Vitamin may block some skin cancers

A cheap over-the-counter vitamin appears to reduce the recurrence of some common skin cancers associated with sun exposure, researchers reported last week....


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The exercise hangover cure

Beach season is right around the corner and you’re hustling to get your bottom into shape. Problem is, you started late, ramped up fast and now you’re...


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A preschooler suddenly goes mute, and it's not just shyness

Parents instinctively know the sound of their child’s voice, the voice that they alone can pick out of a cacophonous playground. When that voice suddenly goes...


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You may not have to drink that nasty liquid before your

There is general agreement that colonoscopies save lives. About 140,000 people will come down with colon or rectal cancers this year, according to the American...




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Fertility medicine bring babies — and tough decisions

Brenda Loblein never wanted to be in this position. She didn’t want to be faced with a decision about what to do with an extra embryo — a potential...


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Too many children taking too serious meds

A new study finds that 1.2 percent of American preschool children on Medicaid are using antidepressants, mood stabilizers, medications for attention-deficit...


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Movement reaches out to mothers suffering postpartum depression

The prevalence and impact of maternal mood and anxiety disorders is a public health crisis. Those were the words spoken by Amy-Rose White, a licensed clinical...


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Weber in Motion gets participants off the couch and racing

EDEN — Heavy rains seemed just a small obstacle for dozens of members of Weber in Motion who were running Saturday in the half marathon or 5K offerings of the...


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Is bacteria to blame for joint and gut pain?

Scientists don’t know what causes rheumatoid arthritis, but many suspect the bacteria living in our gastrointestinal tracts may be to blame. A study by Jose...


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