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Consider yourself cynical? Could dementia be next?

Do you see the glass half full or half empty? If it's half empty, you may be at greater risk for health problems. A new study published in Neurology, the journal


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Tri tips: Gear and nutrition

Debi Bernardes, a longtime Washington-area triathlete and tri coach, Bernardes suggests not spending a lot of money on the first race or two. Borrow a


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How to succeed on your first triathlon

Want to try a tri? If so, you are not alone. Triathlons — the triple-threat endurance events that combine swimming, bicycling and running — are growing


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Added weight? Don't always blame metabolism

If you have a weight problem, you might be tempted to blame it on your metabolism. While some medical conditions such as low thyroid and metabolic syndrome do


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Utah gets $1 million to fight RX drug abuse

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is one of five states to receive more than $1 million each from the Centers for Disease Control to help prevent prescription drug


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Whooping cough cases up in Weber, Davis

Whooping cough continues to be a problem in Utah, and health department experts are urging people to get their vaccinations. Since Aug. 9, there have been 548


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E-cigarette poisonings increase in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - Poisonings related to e-cigarette exposure are increasing in Utah. In the first six months of this year, the Utah Poison Control Center said it


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West Haven physical therapist demonstrates techniques for self

WEST HAVEN – With a little know-how, a person can do a lot of inexpensive and effective exercises to keep themselves healthy and away from doctors, physical


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Mushrooms' 'blendability' with meat is seen as a route to more

If you have a question about mushrooms, Bart Minor is your guy. As the president and chief executive of the Mushroom Council for 16 years, he has a stunning depth


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Rising exodus puts hospice care in spotlight

At hundreds of U.S. hospices, more than one in three patients are dropping the service before dying, new research shows, a sign of trouble in an industry supposed


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