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States where Americans are most and least obese

WASHINGTON — The south is weighing this country down. Nowhere in the U.S. are Americans more overweight than in Mississippi and West Virginia, where more


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State: E-cigarette use doubles, smoking not declining

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah teenagers aren’t the only ones developing an electronic cigarette habit. New data from the Utah Department of Health shows


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Johnson & Johnson accelerates Ebola vaccine program

Johnson & Johnson announced Thursday a “fast-track” commitment to develop a combination Ebola vaccine with Bavarian Nordic, a biotech


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Study: Utah has most homes that forbid smoking

NEW YORK — Smoking is banned in more than eight out of 10 U.S. homes — nearly twice as many as two decades ago, according to a new government study.


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Flu shot season is upon us

Is it too early to start talking about flu season? Not according to local and national health experts. They are recommending people get immunized as soon as


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Utah has high rate of MS; Layton teen part of study

LAYTON — Toward the end of May, 13-year-old Adaiah Lucero had a hard time getting her right leg to work. The teenager, who walked to school every day


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Even after surgery, her pain did not diminish

When the Philadelphia specialist gently tweaked a spot deep inside Heidi Gribble Camp’s back, she screamed, an expression of both anguish and elation.


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A British ex-soldier is trying to walk around the globe

Five or 10 years from now, Karl Bushby could be illustrious, a celebrity chauffeured about London in a sleek town car, a bucket of champagne at his feet as he rides


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Lye in tea? Counties target food handlers' permits

OGDEN — A regulatory structure underpins the preparation and serving of food in Utah restaurants — a system that is meant to help prevent lye-in


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Drowsy driving a killer in Utah

OGDEN — So far this year, Utah has experienced 636 automobile crashes due to drowsy driving. Three of those accidents resulted in the loss of life. Dr.


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