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First Measles death in 12 years confirmed in America

Measles death

Officials in Washington confirmed that a woman died this spring after likely contracting measles at a Washington state hospital. The case is the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003

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Mixing alcohol and medications could kill you

Next time you reach for that alcoholic beverage, check your medicine cabinet. Consuming alcohol with certain medications can be dangerous and downright deadly....


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The connection between service and a community's health

OGDEN — A couple of groups at Weber State University are discovering that participating in service isn’t just about performing good deeds, but more...


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Avoid swimmer's ear this summer

Summer is officially here and that means kids will be spending a lot of time in the water. While swimming is great fun and great exercise, it’s important for...


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Sugary drinks linked to 180,000 deaths a year, study says

Scientists are asking people across the globe to lay off sugary drinks, linking the consumption to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year, including more than...


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Diabetes drug's happy side effect: weight loss

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that taking daily shots of liraglutide (marketed as Saxenda) can help overweight or obese patients lose...




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The health benefits of cherries

I wrenched my neck a few days ago and wondered whether there was something else I could take for the pain instead of ibuprofen. Based on what I’d read in...


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First Measles death in 12 years confirmed in America

Officials in Washington confirmed that a woman died this spring after likely contracting measles at a Washington state hospital. The case is the first measles death...


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Kidney dialysis patient chugging along at age 60

PLEASANT VIEW — Rick Eilander has been told several times during his life that he might not live past the next morning. The soon-to-be 60-year-old is...


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Utah's heat wave triggers health dangers

A surge in temperatures brings a swell of hospital visits. Health professionals and emergency coordinators caution that heat-related ailments are dangerous but...


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Vaccines now mandatory in California

California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a controversial bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a...


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Diabetes drug's happy side effect: weight loss

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that taking daily shots of liraglutide (marketed as Saxenda) can help overweight or obese patients lose...


The health benefits of cherries

I wrenched my neck a few days ago and wondered whether there was something else I could take for the pain instead of ibuprofen. Based on what I’d read in...