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Researchers test online 'symptom checkers'

Ever asked the Internet what your symptoms mean and gotten a response that seemed wacky or totally off base? It’s not your imagination. In an audit that is...


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PBS sketches the science of running

So how, exactly, are you running wrong? And what happens in your muscles when you hit “the wall” during the marathon? And is using a Fitbit turning...


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Don't kiss your chickens; they might carry salmonella

A recent outbreak of salmonella caused by close contact with live poultry has sickened 181 people in 40 states, including four Utahns. After interviewing 95 people...


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Study of 1,000 38-year-olds shows 'biological age' ranges from

When English poet John Milton wrote of “Time, the subtle thief of youth” in the 17th century, he probably wasn’t thinking of a high school reunion....


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Campaign sought to target bystanders' reluctance to do CPR

Too many people in the United States are dying of cardiac arrest and more bystanders need to get involved, according to a new report released by the Institute of...




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To build loyalty in healthy times, hospitals offer wellness

Every month, a group of older adults goes to Washington’s Sibley Memorial Hospital, but they don’t see a doctor or get tests. They’re not sick....


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For perennially exhausted women, advice on getting energized

Holly Phillips, a New York internist and frequent talk-show guest, begins her new book with the premise that almost all women are exhausted pretty much all the time....


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Trampolines are ubiquitous, and also dangerous

Trampolines can be found in thousands of backyards across the Wasatch Front, and while they’re fun to bounce around on, they’re also quite dangerous....


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West Nile virus returns to Weber County

Health officials with the Weber-Morgan Health Department have confirmed the state’s first West Nile-positive mosquitos this summer. Mosquito abatement...


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Breast milk banks face scrutiny

Human breast milk is a hot commodity that is emerging as a growing industry, one that states are now seeking to regulate amid a battle for control between nonprofit...


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