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Weber-Morgan board likely to decide on diesel testing in August

After much debate, some deferment and a few data presentations, members of the Weber-Morgan Board of Health said they’ll likely make a decision on diesel emissions testing this month.The question is whether to treat medium to light-duty diesel vehicles the same as gas vehicles in Weber ...

Weber-Morgan health board has unusually high dose of politics

<a href="http://www.webermorganhealth.org/bohpage.php" target="_blank">Weber-Morgan’s health board</a> is stacked with elected officials, an unprecedented standard among Wasatch Front health departments.Some say the health board’s ongoing debate over diesel ...

Unlicensed eyelash extensions getting attention from state regulators

More and more women are lashing out these days.Indeed, eyelash extensions have become so popular in recent months that the <a href="http://commerce.utah.gov/" target="_blank">Utah Department of Commerce</a> considers it a public health issue. The department’s ...

Health officials to offer free HIV testing in downtown Ogden clinic

OGDEN — The <a href="http://www.webermorganhealth.org/" target="_blank">Weber-Morgan Health Department</a> is offering free HIV testing on June 27, <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/features/hivtesting/" target="_blank">National HIV Testing ...

Free walk in South Ogden raises awareness of postpartum depression

LAYTON — If there’s anything that Karen Phippen wanted to be, it was a good mom.That’s why <a href="http://www.activebeat.co/health-news/identifying-the-signs-of-postpartum-depression/10/" target="_blank">postpartum depression</a> that got in the way of her ...

After year of cancer, Kaysville woman getting better every day

OGDEN — At <a href="https://intermountainhealthcare.org/locations/mckay-dee-hospital/" target="_blank">McKay-Dee Hospital</a>, Denise Oyler, 46, of Kaysville, walks briskly toward the cancer center. Slim, with dark hair, the wife and mother of three, who works ...

Summer food, free lunch programs available in Northern Utah

Summer help is available for children and families who can’t afford nutritious food.Programs including local food banks, Double Up Food Bucks and the Summer Food Program are set to help families in Northern Utah this summer.<a ...

Ogden Health and Fitness Expo takes over amphitheater Saturday

OGDEN — A fitness event intended to promote healthy living in the community is set to take over the Ogden Amphitheater this weekend.The <a href="http://www.ogdenfitnessexpo.com/" target="_blank">Ogden Health and Fitness Expo</a> will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, June ...

Woman with rare terminal LAM disease spends life helping others

WASHINGTON TERRACE — Lynnette Weese is one woman who knows exactly how brave she is.That’s because she’s faced a terminal illness — which has required many painful surgeries — with more strength and vigor than she ever knew she could muster. She said at first, she cried for 15 ...