Health & Fitness

Health benefits of mineral spas like Crystal Hot Springs still unclear

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Health professionals, geologists discuss issues related to mineral hot springs.

Health & Fitness

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

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  To perform the procedure, physicians pass a hollow-tipped probe through a small incision and insert it into the breast. Liquid nitrogen lowers the temperature of the probe, forming an ice ball around the tumor. “The cancer cells are destroyed after several freeze-thaw cycles,” Dr....


Health & Fitness

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

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Parents and siblings of a 5-year-old with a chronic disability say he’s smart and lovable. Life with Preston Natividad is constantly moving as he shows his rambunctious personality. But throughout the day, he comes to sudden halts as he suffers more than 100 seizures a day.


Politics

Utah U.S. House delegation disappointed at GOP health care plan's demise

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The GOP measure, pulled from consideration, would have been “a step forward” for those seeking affordable health care, Bishop said.


Health & Fitness

Health benefits of mineral spas like Crystal Hot Springs still unclear

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Health professionals, geologists discuss issues related to mineral hot springs.


From the Community

Ogden trail runners shares story of finding his passion for the sport

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From the Community contributor Kyle Gerber shared the story of how he got into trail running and where it’s taken him so far.


Health & Fitness

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

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Yoga instructor Allison Berlin and her friend Jaynie Hirschi explain which yoga poses can reawaken your body this spring and how anyone can do them at home.


Local

Ogden's Douglas Felt recognized as Weber County's Doctor of the Year

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Douglas Felt's interest in medicine was kindled by watching his mother suffer from crippling rheumatoid arthritis and dying from complications when he was a teenage boy.


Health & Fitness

Box Elder commissioner meets with Trump

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Commissioner Stan Summers expected to be at the table with Trump and his advisers to talk about issues like rare diseases and the Affordable Care Act.


Politics

Ogden advocates, those in need express relief after food tax hike plan fizzles

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Utah lawmakers were to hold a hearing Tuesday on a proposal to hike the sales tax on groceries, then they later said the proposal had been scrapped.


Health & Fitness

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

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When Nicura Thompson’s son died at 6 weeks of age, she decided to help other fragile babies. McKay-Dee Hospital and Mountain West Mothers' Milk Bank help.


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