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Ogden cataract surgeon continues medical research

OGDEN — Dr. Brice Williams is among the busiest physicians within the Intermountain Healthcare network when it comes to performing cataract surgery. The...


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Despite data, men still least likely to go to the doctor

When it comes to dying from nearly all the most common causes of death, men lead the way, yet they are still less likely to go to the doctor than women and often...


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Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine

WASHINGTON — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix....


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A good way to prevent cancer: Eat your fruits and vegetables

The best advice for cancer prevention is to do what your mom always told you: Eat your fruit and vegetables, get some exercise and keep that weight in a healthful...


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BeWISE program seeks to prevent heart attacks

OGDEN – High blood pressure and cholesterol can be treated, but a heart attack causes permanent damage. That’s why the Weber-Morgan Health Department...




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Most drug companies can help with drugs

OGDEN – Carol Vicker couldn’t afford the $700 out of pocket price tag for the seven pills she needed to finish up treatment prescribed by her doctor, so...


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Health experts say: wash your hands longer!

CLEARFIELD – Put your hands under the faucet. Lather them up with soap and water. Now, sing “Happy Birthday,” twice. The length of that song is...


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Is a vasectomy right for you?

You’re finished having children. Is a vasectomy right for you? Dr. Laura M. Foot, a urologist at Tanner Clinic, said when it comes to permanent sterilization,...


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Daily Health Ritual by Debbie Schultz

1. Give praise and thanks to God morning and night. 2. Read your daily devotional from “Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence - Devotions for Every...


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Diet soda may lead to more belly fat as you age

I admit it: I drink a Diet Pepsi just about every day. I love the stuff — with a meal, after a long run or when I’m just really thirsty. I’ve...


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National Doctor Day recognizes challenging profession

OGDEN — Dr. Vanna Kay Irving can tell you just how difficult and time consuming the road to becoming a doctor can be. The McKay-Dee Hospital resident...