VIDEO: Cancer survivor gets painted like Star Wars stormtrooper

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SALT LAKE CITY — The eight-hour body painting was a declaration of triumph for Jamie Grant in her recovery from breast cancer, a double mastectomy and hopelessness. The 41-year-old Salt...


Programs to help women relaunch careers plummeted during

Seventeen years ago, Barb Butler was a highly trained and well-respected engineer at General Electric with more than a decade of experience, making the same amount...


The tradition that takes the cake, and kills it

WASHINGTON — The face my husband made after I offered up a forkful of wedding cake was like the one a child makes when offered a first taste of an unfamiliar...


Sexual violence reports at colleges grows 50 percent since May

WASHINGTON — The number of federal investigations into how colleges handle sexual violence reports has jumped 50 percent in the past six months, reflecting a...


High-efficiency washers squeeze sales of soap companies

After buying a high-efficiency washing machine, Stephen Asbel found that adding his usual amount of detergent turned his family’s clothes into a sudsy mess....


Halloween treats go old-school

Pondering all the Halloween projects on Pinterest and craftsy websites can be daunting. You'll find treats so picture-perfect that even Martha Stewart would be...


'Biggest Loser' contestant raising money for skin graft

As a contestant on "The Biggest Loser," Jackson Carter lost 138 pounds in less than six months. But one thing the Ogden resident didn't lose — folds of...


Strong is the new skinny for many women

When Kristin Rance joined a CrossFit gym in Washington about a year ago, she had one vision: muscle. The 30-year-old mother of two wanted to look in the mirror and...


Handmade by Lori: drawings, stories, paper dolls and more

BRIGHAM CITY — As a kid, Lori Nawyn says she was always the class clown, out to get a laugh or some attention any way she could. “When I was in grade...


Chef Vivian Howard keeps it real in her native cooking show

KINSTON, N.C. — Matthew Cunningham is not a natural for TV, though to be fair, few farmers probably are. He has a ruddy face and keeps his camouflage baseball...


3D mammography advances breast cancer detection

Doctors at Davis Hospital and Medical Center and McKay-Dee Hospital are now using fairly new technology to detect breast cancer. The 3D mammography, or...

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