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Mother dies after giving birth to quadruplets

PHOENIX — A woman died hours after giving birth to quadruplets at a Phoenix hospital, a close friend of the family said Saturday. Erica Morales, 36, never...


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New Utah measles case from California outbreak

SALT LAKE CITY — A third Utah County resident has tested positive for measles, part of an outbreak originating from Disney theme parks in California....


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Latest on Disney measles outbreak

LOS ANGELES — Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter...


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Online signups cut the wait for ER care, doctor appointments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Many hospitals and doctor practices are offering patients the convenience of signing up for appointments and even reservations to be seen...


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100K Utah residents pick plans on health website

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 100,000 people in Utah have signed up for health coverage through the federal online marketplace this enrollment season. U.S....




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Caffeine has positive effect on memory

That freshly brewed cup of coffee or other source of caffeine might do more than wake you up in the morning. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have found...


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Multivitamins may be a waste of money

Most vitamin supplements do not prevent chronic disease, their use is not justified and they should be avoided. That’s what an editorial says in the Dec. 17...


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USU study: Stress a factor as Alzheimer's increases

LOGAN - The number of people with Alzheimer’s Disease is expected to triple by the year 2050. During this time frame, the Intermountain west is projected to...


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Utah woman's sock invention helps 'rejuvenate energy'

OGDEN — The best health stems from listening and responding one’s body and mind. That is the message of Tara Roberts, just one of many who...


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An injection of sugar eases the joint and muscle pain

Imagine this: At your next doctor's appointment, instead of advising you to avoid sugar, your physician proposes treating you with sugar. That scenario may not be...


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