Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Ogden woman, 92, first in Utah to undergo cryoablation for breast cancer

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  To perform the procedure, physicians pass a hollow-tipped probe through a small incision and insert it into the breast. Liquid nitrogen lowers the temperature of the probe, forming an ice ball around the tumor. “The cancer cells are destroyed after several freeze-thaw cycles,” Dr....


Health & Fitness

5-year-old South Ogden boy with epilepsy finds happiness in life

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Parents and siblings of a 5-year-old with a chronic disability say he’s smart and lovable. Life with Preston Natividad is constantly moving as he shows his rambunctious personality. But throughout the day, he comes to sudden halts as he suffers more than 100 seizures a day.


Health & Fitness

Health benefits of mineral spas like Crystal Hot Springs still unclear

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Health professionals, geologists discuss issues related to mineral hot springs.


Politics

Utah U.S. House delegation disappointed at GOP health care plan's demise

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The GOP measure, pulled from consideration, would have been “a step forward” for those seeking affordable health care, Bishop said.


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