Health & Fitness


Best places to watch the 2017 Ogden Marathon

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The 2017 Ogden Marathon is almost upon us, and runners across Utah are preparing for the big event.

Health Care

Elizabeth Smart, parenting experts and more to speak at Ogden medical

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When local doctors gather for the 72nd Annual Ogden Surgical-Medical Society Conference this week, four acclaimed authors will also join them to speak at the conference’s lunch-time lecture series.

Health & Fitness

Despite cystic fibrosis, one woman and her mom will tackle the Ogden Marathon

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By the book, cystic fibrosis may describe Katie Slaugh’s condition, but she refuses to be defined or handicapped by it. She’s entered the 2017 Ogden Marathon.

Health & Fitness

Ogden, Weber County officials leery of proposed needle-exchange plan

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Part of the concern stems from the distribution that accompanies such programs of paraphernalia like cookers, used in preparing intravenous drugs.

Health & Fitness

Salt Lake City needle-exchange helps safeguard health, offers hope, backers say

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Proponents are hoping to launch a similar program in Ogden for drug users, but some in the city oppose the plans.

High School

Roy athletes not dragged down by Type 1 diabetes

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Gunner Erickson, Justin Boley, Kru Flint and Boyce Call show that Type 1 diabetes doesn’t prohibit sports success. The Roy High athletes shared their stories with the Standard-Examiner.

From the Community

Gluten-free Strategies: The emotional toll of adjusting to celiac disease

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Being diagnosed with celiac disease comes with a big lifestyle change — and some people underestimate the emotional toll and anxiety that comes with it. 

Health & Fitness

National Drug Take-Back Day: 12 places to take old medication in Northern Utah

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Have unused or expired medication taking up room on your shelves? Get rid of them Saturday, April 29, 2017, during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at these locations in Northern Utah.


FDA warns Utah-based LifeVantage, Sunstone about cancer treatment claims

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Real Salt Lake sponsor LifeVantage warned by FDA for false cancer treatment claims. 


YCC honors Weber County investigators of sexual assault crimes

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Reducing Utah’s alarming rate of sexual assault takes a community-wide effort, including a team working hard to collect the evidence required to bring perpetrators to justice.

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