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Women in Motion helps locals make big strides in health, life

OGDEN — A local group is helping women become healthier, stronger and more motivated to take charge of their lives.<a href="http://womeninmotion.website/" target="_blank">Women in Motion</a>’s motto is to “improve quality of life, one step at a time” and the ...

Reiki: A hands-off, hands-on alternative therapy

For 100 years, practitioners of reiki have said they provide spiritual or energy healing through a method of holding the hands above the body to balance the energy field, or life force.Though reiki’s ability to heal physical ailments is often met with skepticism — and the U.S. Department of ...

8 local nursing homes fined after state inspectors find deficiencies

OGDEN — Eight Northern Utah nursing homes have been fined for health and safety violations in the last three years, and in two cases residents were found to be in immediate danger.Also, according to state and federal data, at least three local nursing homes had dozens of deficiencies found by ...

Opioid abuse awareness effort announced at McKay-Dee Hospital

OGDEN — Steven Young had several thousands prescription pill bottles ready for use. The Sandy artist, 23, just had to brainstorm for ideas.His task was to create a work of art that symbolized a major effort to reduce dependency on prescription opiate drugs.“Right after we got off the phone ...

Weber-Morgan Health Department makes proposed diesel regulation public

A proposed regulation for testing diesel vehicles in Weber County is now available for public review and comment.The <a href="http://www.webermorganhealth.org/" target="_blank">Weber-Morgan Health Department</a> released a copy of proposed amendments to its Motor ...

Davis County taking on diabetes prevention with new program

CLEARFIELD — The <a href="http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/health" target="_blank">Davis County Health Department</a> is tackling Type 2 diabetes with a new program.The <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/" target="_blank">Centers for Disease Control and ...