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Intestinal bug shigella becoming antibiotic resistant

An intestinal bug resistant to the most commonly prescribed antibiotic for its treatment is spreading across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease...


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Depression, related ailments take their toll on the workplace,

For every dollar spent on treating depression, almost five dollars is spent on the treatment and workplace costs of related medical conditions like back and chest...


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Exposure to cold can make a 45-degree day feel balmy

Remember last fall, when the temperatures dropped into the 40s and you donned your ski parka to go outside? Now, after one of the coldest winters in memory, 45...


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2015 is already the year of the health-care hack - and it's only

WASHINGTON — Last year, the fallout from a string of breaches at major retailers like Target and Home Depot had consumers on edge. But 2015 is shaping up to...


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Marathon race lotteries: Are the odds going to be in your favor?

I spun around in my chair, lifted my hands and almost started doing the jig. My colleagues looked at me in wonder. Usually, I don’t get this excited about...




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Furballs fighting cancer

The latest weapon in the war on cancer harnesses the power of a heretofore untapped resource: our love of funny online cat videos. Cats vs. Cancer, a nonprofit...


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WSU Health Administration program among top in nation

OGDEN – Weber State University is one of 50 universities to lead the nation with innovative Master of Health Administration programs. According to a survey...


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Poverty, bad teeth and a second chance

BRIGHAM CITY — Tiffaney Anderson grew up in poverty where she was never properly taught how to brush her teeth. As a result, the 24-year-old Brigham City...


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Morgan County tops Utah health rankings

Morgan is the healthiest county in Utah and Davis, Box Elder and Weber aren’t far behind. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin...


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Report: Doctors avoid delivering Alzheimer's diagnosis

SALT LAKE CITY — A new Alzheimer’s Association report found that only 45 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease or their caregivers say...


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