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Wellness At Work: Popular But Unproven

If you get health insurance at work, chances are you have some sort of wellness plan, too. But so far there’s no real evidence as to whether these plans work....


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Q&A: Workers should look closely at options for health coverage

WASHINGTON — The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program covers more than 8 million people, making it the nation’s largest employer-sponsored health...


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Fundraiser for Hooper man with rare kidney cancer

HOOPER — Brad Jenkins thought he might have had a seasonal virus so he went to the doctor. Jenkins, 36, of Hooper and the father of three, didn’t...


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New hope for Alzheimer's treatment tempered by earlier failures

NEW YORK — The latest promising Alzheimer’s disease drug trial is causing a burst of excitement for Biogen Idec investors. It may be too early to...


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Smartphone app project aims to improve mental health care

Three northern Utah-based healthcare organizations are collaborating on a project that aims to improve outcomes and reduce costs for treating behavioral health...




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Need grows for bone marrow donors

LAYTON — In January of 2013, Todd Cella began experiencing night sweats. Two weeks later he was diagnosed with lymphoma. The 36 year-old owner of Utah...


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Doctors used to get asylum for border children

New York lawyer Brett Stark, who has worked with dozens of unaccompanied Central American children who crossed into the United States in the past year, says getting...


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Sinus infection or cold?

Sinus infections are on the rise, affecting some 40 million Americans every year. But how can you tell if you have a cold or a sinus infection? Several local...


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WWII vets and gym buddies stay active through exercise

Hanging out at the gym may not only build good fitness habits but strong friendships as well. That’s how John Brummett and Ray Walker met, years ago, as they...


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Is there anything that aspirin can't do? Well, maybe.

Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It’s clear that daily aspirin...


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Exercise can be powerful medicine

More Americans die of heart disease than any other cause, including all cancers combined. However, Dr. Ryan Stewart, a family physician at Tanner Clinic said...