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Do women need a pap smear every year? The results are in

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Teela Sorenson
Apr 14 2014 - 10:13am

For many years women have asked me, "Do I need a pap smear every year?"

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VIDEO: Ogden bicyclist has pedaled the 'circumference of the earth'

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Trading the streets of Ogden for the wide-open spaces of Antelope Island has come easy for bike riding enthusiast Dave Hadley.

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E-cigarettes sending more Utah kids to the hospital

The Associated Press
Mar 24 2014 - 7:32am

SALT LAKE CITY  -- The number of children under the age of 6 who have been sent to Utah hospitals after using electronic cigarettes is on the rise, according to the Utah Poison Control Center.

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Excessive drinking kills 500 Utahns per year

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 14 2014 - 2:33pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah averages more than 500 deaths per year due to excessive drinking, but according to a report released this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state has the lowest rate among 11 states included in a recent study.

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Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles ... and fat

Morgan Pales
Mar 11 2014 - 9:47am

Are fast-food chains really to blame for America's high obesity rates? There are more than 300,000 fast-food restaurants in the United States; one in four Americans visit a fast-food restaurant each day. Fast food is now served at restaurants and drive-thrus, airports, schools, zoos, Walmarts, gas stations and even at hospital cafeterias. No...

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Tracking trackers: Jawbone UP24, Withings Pulse, Nike FuelBand SE, Basis, Misfit Shine and Fitbit Force reviewed

Seth Stevenson
Mar 3 2014 - 4:54pm

Two weeks ago, Fitbit abruptly stopped selling its new fitness tracking wristband, the Fitbit Force, due to complaints that the device was causing skin rashes. This was a major setback not just for the company but -- call me a narcissist -- for me.I'd been putting the finishing touches on my review of several fitness tracking devices and had been...

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Breast-feeding’s benefits overstated, study says

Jessica Grose
Mar 3 2014 - 4:43pm

NEW YORK -- A new study claims the benefits of breast-feeding have been overstated.The study, published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, is unique in the literature about breast-feeding because it looks at siblings who were fed differently during infancy. That means the study controls for a lot of things that have marred previous...

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New Weber health director Bennion tackles e-cigs, STDs, other issues

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 3 2014 - 6:16am

OGDEN -- E-cigarette use rates by youth in Weber County have increased by 500 percent over the past two years. Gonorrhea cases jumped from 44 to 90 in 2013. Suicide is also a major public health problem in the state with an average of 402 deaths and 4,152 attempts each year. These critical issues and more are at the forefront of Brian Bennion's...

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Do women need a pap smear every year? The results are in

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Teela Sorenson
Apr 14 2014 - 10:13am

For many years women have asked me, "Do I need a pap smear every year?"

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 14 2014 - 10:41am


VIDEO: Ogden bicyclist has pedaled the 'circumference of the earth'

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Trading the streets of Ogden for the wide-open spaces of Antelope Island has come easy for bike riding enthusiast Dave Hadley.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am


E-cigarettes sending more Utah kids to the hospital

The Associated Press
Mar 24 2014 - 7:32am

SALT LAKE CITY  -- The number of children under the age of 6 who have been sent to Utah hospitals after using electronic cigarettes is on the rise, according to the Utah Poison Control Center.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 24 2014 - 7:32am

VIDEO: Ogden bicyclist has pedaled the 'circumference of the earth'

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Trading the streets of Ogden for the wide-open spaces of Antelope Island has come easy for bike riding enthusiast Dave Hadley.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am


VIDEO: Study: No cancer risks attributed to Stericycle

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 12 2014 - 6:40am

PDF: Read the report by the Utah Department of HealthSALT LAKE CITY -- No cancer risks can be attributed to Stericycle's operations, according to a study released Tuesday by the Utah Department of Health.

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VIDEO: More hospitals are adopting healthier cuisine and choosing locally grown vegetables

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:06pm

The farm to table approach is not just for restaurants anymore. More hospitals are adopting healthier cuisine and choosing locally grown vegetables according to the American Hospital Association. 

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Roy man with serious heart problems to cycle across the country

Bob Quick, 53, of Roy, rides along Washington Boulevard in Ogden on Thursday to pick up new gear for his upcoming trip across the U.S. Quick has had heart problems the last nine years and wants to make the ride to show those who helped save him that he is living life to the fullest and is not just sitting around. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Rachel J. Trotter
May 12 2013 - 11:37pm

OGDEN -- Bob Quick has always loved riding bikes, and over the years he has amassed a collection of them in his garage. So when he had a massive heart attack in 2004, he wasn't going to let it keep him off his bike.As a matter of fact, it motivated the 53-year-old Roy man to attempt something difficult -- riding his bike from coast to coast."I...

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Ogden man with cancer surprises with money so he, others feel better

Brandy Sichmeller smiles as her 2-year-old son Zhander holds the money she was handed by Erbey Satterfield while shopping at Smith’s in Ogden on Thursday. Satterfield, 72, has prostate cancer and what he calls a healthy retirement pension. He says giving away about $600 each month — and seeing how it touches people’s lives — makes him feel better. A stunned Sichmeller, of Ogden, says she plans to use the $50 Satterfield gave her to buy gasoline. (KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner)

Scott Schwebke
Jun 9 2012 - 10:59pm

OGDEN -- Erbey Satterfield was diagnosed three years ago with prostate and bone cancer but says he has the perfect prescription to help him forget about his health problems -- he gives away money. "It's just makes me aware that even if I'm hurting, there are a lot of people who are hurting," he said. "There are people who can't put food on the...

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Liberty woman's belief in miracles saves Ethiopian teen

(Photo courtesy of Julie Rhodes) (From left) Mike Rhodes and Jason Burton help Taye Eshetu Alagaw, who is believed to be about 19, with the movement of his crippled right hand at Where Love Is, a boys shelter, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Matthew D. LaPlante
Jul 16 2011 - 9:40pm

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The walls are crumbling plaster. The roof is canvas and mud. A plastic washtub, half full of grimy water, sits under a rickety rack of shelves. It is four paces one way, five paces the next, over benches and beds and a small stack of beat-up books. It is dark and dirty and smells of the chickens and cows that trot about in...

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Fewer weapons against mosquitoes

(KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner) A plane sprays pesticide against mosquitoes in Taylor last week,.

Dana Rimington
Jun 11 2011 - 7:37pm

Crews in Davis and Weber counties have fewer tools to fight mosquitoes this year and, due to the high cost of re-registering pesticide products, they fear losing even more from their arsenal in coming years.

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VIDEO: Ogden bicyclist has pedaled the 'circumference of the earth'

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am

ANTELOPE ISLAND -- Trading the streets of Ogden for the wide-open spaces of Antelope Island has come easy for bike riding enthusiast Dave Hadley.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 11:03am


VIDEO: Study: No cancer risks attributed to Stericycle

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 12 2014 - 6:40am

PDF: Read the report by the Utah Department of HealthSALT LAKE CITY -- No cancer risks can be attributed to Stericycle's operations, according to a study released Tuesday by the Utah Department of Health.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 12 2014 - 3:51pm


VIDEO: More hospitals are adopting healthier cuisine and choosing locally grown vegetables

The Associated Press
Jan 9 2014 - 2:06pm

The farm to table approach is not just for restaurants anymore. More hospitals are adopting healthier cuisine and choosing locally grown vegetables according to the American Hospital Association. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 9 2014 - 2:06pm


GALLERY: Angelina Jolie's first appearance after double mastectomy

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who holds a cuddly toy given to her by a fan, arrive for the World Premiere of World War Z at a central London cinema, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Joel Ryan, The Associated Press
Jun 2 2013 - 10:32pm

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive for the World Premiere of World War Z at a central London cinema, Sunday, June 2, 2013. It is Jolie's first public appearance since announcing she had a double mastectomy.

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Roy man with serious heart problems to cycle across the country

Bob Quick, 53, of Roy, rides along Washington Boulevard in Ogden on Thursday to pick up new gear for his upcoming trip across the U.S. Quick has had heart problems the last nine years and wants to make the ride to show those who helped save him that he is living life to the fullest and is not just sitting around. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

Rachel J. Trotter
May 12 2013 - 11:37pm

OGDEN -- Bob Quick has always loved riding bikes, and over the years he has amassed a collection of them in his garage. So when he had a massive heart attack in 2004, he wasn't going to let it keep him off his bike.As a matter of fact, it motivated the 53-year-old Roy man to attempt something difficult -- riding his bike from coast to coast."I...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 21 2013 - 8:26pm


GALLERY: Fourth annual Safe Kids Day Fair

Brian Wolfer
Apr 20 2013 - 9:33pm

Fourth Annual Safe Kids Day Fair on Saturday, February 20, 2013 at the Golden Spike Events Center in Ogden.

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Ogden man with cancer surprises with money so he, others feel better

Brandy Sichmeller smiles as her 2-year-old son Zhander holds the money she was handed by Erbey Satterfield while shopping at Smith’s in Ogden on Thursday. Satterfield, 72, has prostate cancer and what he calls a healthy retirement pension. He says giving away about $600 each month — and seeing how it touches people’s lives — makes him feel better. A stunned Sichmeller, of Ogden, says she plans to use the $50 Satterfield gave her to buy gasoline. (KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner)

Scott Schwebke
Jun 9 2012 - 10:59pm

OGDEN -- Erbey Satterfield was diagnosed three years ago with prostate and bone cancer but says he has the perfect prescription to help him forget about his health problems -- he gives away money. "It's just makes me aware that even if I'm hurting, there are a lot of people who are hurting," he said. "There are people who can't put food on the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 10 2012 - 7:27am


Liberty woman's belief in miracles saves Ethiopian teen

(Photo courtesy of Julie Rhodes) (From left) Mike Rhodes and Jason Burton help Taye Eshetu Alagaw, who is believed to be about 19, with the movement of his crippled right hand at Where Love Is, a boys shelter, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Matthew D. LaPlante
Jul 16 2011 - 9:40pm

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The walls are crumbling plaster. The roof is canvas and mud. A plastic washtub, half full of grimy water, sits under a rickety rack of shelves. It is four paces one way, five paces the next, over benches and beds and a small stack of beat-up books. It is dark and dirty and smells of the chickens and cows that trot about in...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jul 18 2011 - 8:22am


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