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Health officials say teen vaping in Weber and Morgan counties is declining

OGDEN — Teen use of electronic cigarettes in Weber and Morgan Counties is on the decline, and public health workers hope to claim at least some of the credit for that trend.A 2015 <a href="http://le.utah.gov/interim/2016/pdf/00000733.pdf" target="_blank">report</a> ...

Free mental health screenings offered to area teenagers Wednesday

Free mental health screenings are being offered to youth ages 12-18 in Northern Utah.As of Monday, Oct. 9, there were about 30 open seats for the screenings, which will be offered through <a href="http://www.dbhutah.org/" target="_blank">Davis Behavioral Health</a> ...

Too many Utah women not taking advantage of mammograms, statistics say

If you know two Utah women over 40, chances are good one of them hasn’t gotten a mammogram in the last two years.According to research reported by the <a href="https://www.uvu.edu/uwlp/docs/uws_mammography.pdf" target="_blank">Utah Women and Leadership Project</a> ...

West Nile virus detected in northwestern Weber County mosquito traps

OGDEN — <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/westnile/index.html" target="_blank">West Nile virus</a> has been detected in traps in northwestern <a href="http://www.webercountyutah.gov/" target="_blank">Weber County</a>, according to the ...

Bigger than racing: Tour of Utah team aims to inspire those with diabetes

During the seven days of the <a href="https://www.tourofutah.com/" target="_blank">Tour of Utah</a>, cyclists will pedal 600 miles and power through more than 36,000 feet of elevation gain. While they sprint, climb and push themselves to their limit, they must also ...

Hooper woman’s quest for health coverage takes southward turn

HOOPER — Once again, Nicky Stauffer finds herself searching for health care coverage in her fight against breast cancer, underscoring the difficulties many face in finding affordable care.“It’s just ridiculous, the ring-around-the-rosie they put us through,” said her husband, Corey ...