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Hospices sensitive to controversial trends

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OGDEN — After 18 years in the business of hospice care, Eileen Wood felt like the sacredness in her line of work was missing, so she opened up her own company. Hospice Care of Northern

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Website features safety tips, injury prevention

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Department of Health has a new injury prevention website featuring safety tips and data on a variety of topics including suicide,


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Hereditary affliction plagues Ataxia sufferers

LAYTON -- While vacationing in Hawaii over 30 years ago, Donna Willard began noticing herself drifting off the sidewalk and onto the grass while walking. At the


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Nutritionists teach families to eat on less money

OGDEN — A person or family can eat and not be hungry on the amount of food they can buy with a standard allotment from the Supplemental Nutrition


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Utah teens using indoor tanning beds less

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah teenagers aren’t visiting indoor tanning beds as frequently as they did in the past, apparently thanks to ongoing safety


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Shipping goof wastes up to $15K in flu vaccine

CLEARFIELD — About $10,000 to $15,000 worth of a special dose of flu vaccine was disposed of after the vaccine went unrefrigerated for some time. “A


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Human body dissection in 3D at WSU

OGDEN — With the swipe of two fingers, Weber State University student Nurivan Dominguez delved deep inside a human body, dissecting it from head to toe.


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Are doctors overprescribing antibiotics?

Last year more than 23 million prescriptions for antibiotics were written for viral infections, even though they have no benefit. According to the Journal of the


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Colds, infections increase children's risk of stroke

Colds and other minor infections may temporarily increase the risk of children having a stroke according to a new study. The study, conducted at UCSF Benioff


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Brigham City woman battles bullies, cleft palate

BRIGHAM CITY -- Sometimes the key to better health is love and forgiveness. And while difficult, the benefit of forgiving can be a much-improved life, even an


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'Meatless Monday' is not an evil vegetarian plot

IOWA CITY — The meat industry has a serious case of the Mondays. A growing number of school districts, including ones in Los Angeles, San Diego and Miami,


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