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Ogden woman, 92, first in Utah to undergo cryoablation for breast cancer

OGDEN — When Adele Adams, 92, came down with pneumonia, it probably saved her life.In December, the Ogden resident was diagnosed with pneumonia, but during her exam, her physician also discovered a lump in her right breast that turned out to be early-stage breast cancer.“I'm leery of ...

5-year-old South Ogden boy with epilepsy finds happiness in life

OGDEN — The only way Preston Natividad looks different from other 5-year-olds is his white helmet covered in stickers.An infectious smile and a propensity to cuddle draw people to this rambunctious child, who loves to throw his socks, clothes and anything else he can hold.At preschool, ...

Health benefits of mineral spas like Crystal Hot Springs still unclear

Is it the Fountain of Youth, or just a hot tub full of hogwash?Humans have been soaking in mineral-rich hot springs for almost as long as there have been sore muscles. And while there’s little doubt that bathing in warm water feels good, the tricky question is whether it actually does any ...

Healthy and happy: Try these easy yoga poses for a spring awakening

OGDEN — After the long, cold doldrums of winter, it’s time to shed those sweaters, stretch and wake up.Yoga instructor Allison Berlin said it’s important for everyone, no matter how flexible or fit, to stretch and recalibrate as winter turns to spring.“The idea is to find balance,” ...

Box Elder commissioner meets with Trump

BRIGHAM CITY — <a href="http://www.boxeldercounty.org/commission.htm" target="_blank">Box Elder County Commissioner Stan Summers</a> is in Washington, D.C., today, March 13, as part of a group in meetings with President Donald Trump on health care issues.Summers, ...

Riverdale mother donates breast milk in honor of her late infant son

RIVERDALE — Compelled to find something good in the wake of her infant son's death, Nicura Thompson looked for a way to help other fragile babies.The 28-year-old Riverdale resident had a huge collection of breast milk stored at the hospital and she didn't want it to go to waste, so she has ...

Weekend Vasectomy Clinic to open in Clinton

Hey, guys! Here’s one more thing to add to your list of “Fun Things to Do on Weekends in Northern Utah.”Go get a vasectomy.The organizers of The <a href="http://weekendvasectomyutah.com/" target="_blank">Weekend Vasectomy Clinic</a> — which has operated the ...