Health

Utah's porn health crisis ignores those who see benefits of x-rated material

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After Utah’s legislature backed a resolution declaring pornography a “public...

Health

Woman with rare terminal LAM disease spends life helping others

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Lynnette Weese, of Washington Terrace, does all she can to combat LAM while helping the handful of women in Utah also diagnosed with the rare disease to cope.


News

Utah's porn health crisis ignores those who see benefits of x-rated material

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After Utah’s legislature backed a resolution declaring pornography a “public health crisis,” some experts say couples could experience some positive effects from the material.


News

Guilt, shame high among church members who view pornography

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While debate raves as to the “public health crisis” level porn recently achieved in Utah, there’s a strong consensus among Christian groups in the state: pornography is a sin.


News

Science behind Utah's declaration against pornography debated

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The resolution signed by Gov. Gary Herbert sparked national attention. But how was the declaration crafted and what do experts in the field have to say about it?


News

What is the definition of porn in Utah? It's not exactly clear

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After a resolution was signed by Gov. Gary Herbert, questions about the nature of porn have popped up. What constitutes porn and how do prosecutors treat porn cases?


National

1st US penis transplant could bring hope to maimed soldiers

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Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, received the transplanted penis in a 15-hour procedure last week. The organ was transplanted from a deceased donor.


Local

Huntsville cancer survivor set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

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Molly Froerer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Later this month, the 38-year-old Eden woman will join her radiation oncologist, Dr. Brandon Fisher, in climbing the highest peak in Africa, Kilimanjaro, at 19,341 feet.


Health

Researchers see troubling rise in strokes in young adults starting at 25

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Special to The Washington Post. There’s a troubling statistic in the United States when it comes to strokes. Although stroke hospitalizations have declined in recent years among the aged, the opposite appears to be be happening among younger Americans. In a study released Wednesday in the Journal...


Health

Acetaminophen can reduce ability to empathize with others, study says

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(c) 2016, The Washington Post. If your job, or simply your state of mind, depends on feeling empathy for others, you might want to reconsider reaching for the Tylenol the next time you have a headache. In research published online in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,...


Local

Growing bike swap has Ogden Bicycle Collective moving forward with momentum

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This year’s 8th-annual bike swap helped showcase how far the Ogden Bicycle Collective has come in its mission to get the community pedaling. Saturday was the first bike swap since the collective officially had its grand re-opening last summer. The nonprofit bought a blighted building on...


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