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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday cleared the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey Obama-law policies for people struggling with high premiums.

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Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer's and other diseases. Now, a study that used their gifts is giving some clues. It reveals that high blood pressur…

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OGDEN — Savory steaks, chops and roasts are used to anchor the all-American meal, and other animal products play a major supporting role. But whether driven by health or ethical reasons, vegan diets are the rise in the U.S. 

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OGDEN — McKay-Dee Hospital is sugar-free when it comes to soft drinks, flavored waters and sweetened teas sold in its public cafe to health care providers and visitors who drop by for a break.

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PLEASANT GROVE — Pleasant Grove, a Utah County city of just under 38,000, is home to the corporate headquarters of doTERRA International, a fast-growing essential oil business founded in 2008 and that reached more than $1 billion in sales by 2015.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s bad air days due to wintertime inversions typically coincide with the state Legislature’s 45-day session, providing a visual backdrop that underscores the need to take action. But this year’s weather failed to provide that sense of urgency.

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Editor’s note: this story was updated at 11:30 a.m. Monday to clarify that the board’s restructuring would not change Morgan County’s representation that consists of one County Council member and one from the community at large. 

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OGDEN — Roughly 60 percent of the 26,000-plus patients treated at Midtown Community Health Center’s various locations have no insurance, making service delivery more difficult, if not entirely out of reach. But Medicaid expansion would go along way toward solving that problem.

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SALT LAKE CITY — In response to pharmaceutical shortages and erratic spikes in their costs, Intermountain Healthcare announced plans Thursday to launch a generic drug company in collaboration with four other organizations that altogether represent more than 450 hospitals nationwide.

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SPRINGVILLE — Former Utah Congressman Chris Cannon has launched a new company for the purpose of conducting cannabidiol studies, the first which will focus on Utah participants wrestling with pain, anxiety or sleep issues.

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This year’s abbreviated open-enrollment period for individual health insurance coverage — Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 — has started winding down. But there is still time to explore plans and sign up for an option that might help 2018 run more smoothly. 

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A quick internet search yields scores of websites touting cannabidiol or CBD oil as an aid to relieve pain and anxiety, minimize epileptic seizures, protect brain neurons, halt cancer growth, treat acne and more. But reaping benefits can still be prosecuted as a crime, even when Tetrahydroca…

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MORGAN — In July, the Weber-Morgan Health Department vacated the portable classroom it had used as an office and clinic to administer the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program that provides food and nutrition assistance to low-income moms with infants and children under …

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OGDEN — Cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea have steadily risen for at least three years nationwide, and Weber County reflects that trend. In 2016, these sexually transmitted diseases ranked as Weber-Morgan Health Department’s top two confirmed diseases.

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SOUTH OGDEN — Breastfeeding, especially for new moms, can seem more like a mystery than a natural process. But with enough information, support and persistence, that cozy give and take between mother and baby can take root.