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VIDEO: Box Elder wife wants to donate kidney to stricken husband

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 13 2014 - 7:26pm

GARLAND -- During a routine medical exam while serving a church mission to Korea, Marc Wilson was diagnosed with high blood pressure."The doctor who saw me said he had seen 400 missionaries that day and I was the sickest one," Wilson said. "He said he had never seen anyone my age with my blood pressure readings."

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Getting surgery? Preparations help ensure success before, during and after

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Jamie Lampros
Nov 11 2013 - 5:40pm

OGDEN -- Sometimes surgery is an emergency that can't be helped. However, if you are facing elective surgery and have time to prepare, experts say there's a lot you can do to have success both before, during and after the operation.

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Workaholism not a good attribute with colds and flu

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 26 2013 - 5:00pm

Last night you may have gone to bed with a slight tickle in your throat, but by morning that tickle turned into a bad sore throat accompanied by fever, chills and body aches. Are you sick enough to stay home or should you drag your behind to work and risk exposing everyone in the office?"This time of year we see more viral illness for several...

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When surgery is needed to correct acid reflux

Contributed, Dr. Steven A. Porter
Oct 22 2013 - 7:07pm

Many of those suffering from acid reflux may have a more serious condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD as it is generically known. GERD is a digestive disorder caused by gastric acid flowing from the stomach into the esophagus.

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Students learn life skills as they serve others

April Hale
Mar 22 2012 - 11:01pm

LAYTON -- Junior high and high school students from across the state met Wednesday to share their knowledge and talents in family and consumer sciences.The annual Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Conference allowed approximately 1,000 students to compete in one of 28 categories ranging from culinary arts and interior design to...

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VIDEO: Box Elder wife wants to donate kidney to stricken husband

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 13 2014 - 7:26pm

GARLAND -- During a routine medical exam while serving a church mission to Korea, Marc Wilson was diagnosed with high blood pressure."The doctor who saw me said he had seen 400 missionaries that day and I was the sickest one," Wilson said. "He said he had never seen anyone my age with my blood pressure readings."

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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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VIDEO: Box Elder wife wants to donate kidney to stricken husband

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 13 2014 - 7:26pm

GARLAND -- During a routine medical exam while serving a church mission to Korea, Marc Wilson was diagnosed with high blood pressure."The doctor who saw me said he had seen 400 missionaries that day and I was the sickest one," Wilson said. "He said he had never seen anyone my age with my blood pressure readings."

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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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GALLERY: Cholera in Haiti, Oct. 24, 2010

The Associated Press
Oct 23 2010 - 10:18pm

See images of Haitians fighting a cholera outbreak.

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