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Wear red on Friday to raise awareness for heart disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  Friday, Feb. 5, is National Wear Red Day — which strives to raise awareness to that chilling fact.  According to the American Heart Association, the awareness day is in...


Health

Volunteers help inner-city Ogden get free health services

The two-day health clinic was organized by THRIVE, a full-time volunteer organization run by college-aged members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Government

Readers react to Weber officials opposing Utah medical marijuana bills

The legalization of medical marijuana is a hot topic in Utah, especially recently.  Two Senate bills were to be presented on Thursday, Feb. 4, to committees at the Legislature that could legalize medical marijuana in the Beehive State.  RELATED: Weber County Sheriff Thompson...


Government

Weber County Sheriff Thompson speaks out against legal weed

”This legalization effort is being pursued through the most disgusting and devious of ways – by using legitimate, real illness and injury to real people who are desperate to find hope and relief for real medical needs,“ the sheriff says.


Government

Smirking drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted his questioners as “imbeciles.” The brash, 32-year-old entrepreneur...


Lifestyle

Crafters Anonymous: Ogden woman turns pottery hobby into a business

OGDEN — I tied the apron covered with dry clay around my waist and donned a worn-out white shirt over my green sweater in preparation for getting my hands really, really dirty.  I was about to throw my first pot on a wheel.  Sarrah Groves of Ogden, a professional potter, had just...


Health

American Lung Association blasts Utah for poor control of e-cigs among youth

The group says Utah is flunking in efforts to save lives through better control of tobacco products — including the boom in e-cigarettes among teens.


Police

Farmington woman killed after carjacking remembered, mourned by friends

Friends of Jazmyn Jeppson, 21, remember her as a faithful woman with an outgoing personality.


Lifestyle

Wasatch View: Ideas for making the most of your Super Bowl 50 party

On this week's Wasatch View, Joan and Angie test out their football knowledge with a fun little quiz. They pretty much fail, but they’re winners when it comes to planning a Super Bowl party. Check out the video below for some fun, cute ideas you'll want to try out. And a week after the Super...


Health

Key questions remain in hepatitis C outbreak investigation

Last week, investigators said only about 42 percent of people who received exposure notifications from the hospitals had come in for testing.


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