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Rethink Throwing Out Fat

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The Misuse of ADHD Stimulants Leading to ER Visits

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Universal Dieting Tips Are a Nutritional Dinosaur, New Research Says

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Utah native and Dancing With the Stars Pro Witney Carson talks melanoma, overcoming, and relationships Healthy Utah: Tell us about your experience with melanoma. I was a big advocate for tanning in the UV beds.  In high school I would do that probably three times a week. My dad actually had skin cancer. He had …

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Important information about the Norovirus Written by Joe Alton, M.D. On a recent trip to New York City to visit our daughter, my Wife and I both experienced a medical issue so common that it surprised us that we haven’t yet written about it: acute gastroenteritis, or the “Stomach Flu.” When this infection hits you, it …

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Develop a fire escape plan during National Preparedness Month SALT LAKE CITY UT, September 6, 2016 — its National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross, of Utah and Nevada encourages people to create a fire escape plan so everyone in the household knows what to do if a fire occurs. The theme is “Don’t …

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The Craze for Low-Fat Dairy May be Slimming Down By Sadie Wirthlin For years, people have been told to lose full-fat milk and to drink low fat or skim milk instead. Research has shown links between full-fat dairy, weight gain, and disease risks. BUT now those same researchers are pressing on the brakes and questioning …

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Frequent Fighting Means Frequent Dying

Contention tied to earlier death Written by Karli Moats | Healthy-Mag.com It is safe to say that one of America’s favorite hobbies is observing others in conflict. You turn on the TV to find shows splurging with reality, drama, and our favorite—the confrontation. Everywhere you look you find media broadcasting fights, divorce, and abuse. When you …

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Study Shows Why It’s Hard To Keep Weight Off For years, studies of obesity have found that soon after fat people lost weight, their metabolism slowed and they experienced hormonal changes that increased their appetites. Scientists hypothesized that these biological changes could explain why most obese dieters quickly gained back much of what they had …

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What’s the story with milk? Is it healthy or harmful? Depends on who you ask. Written by John A. Anderson, Editor in Chief If you’re interested in a nutritional debate – talk milk. There are definitely two sides to that issue. The pro-milk campaign is featured prominently by the dairy industry through a variety of …

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Fast Food Phthalates

Written by Brenna Houck – Eater.com It’s generally accepted that fast food isn’t particularly healthy, but a new study out this week suggests that people who consume more fast food may also be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. According to Bloomberg, the research provides evidence that fast food is a major source of a category of industrial chemicals called …

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

A Look at Prescription Drug Abuse in Utah Written by Allyson Gordon | Healthy-Mag.com The rate of prescription drug abuse deaths in Utah has increased 59 percent since 1999, and 284 percent since 1979, according to a recent report from Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit public health organization. This dramatic increase has brought along …

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Written By Lauren Turville Research suggests that a new drug used to increase sexual desire in women may have more negative side effects than positive results. Just a year ago, in 2015, the FDA approved a drug called flibanseri, used to increase female sexual desire. Although taking this drug may sound great for women experiencing …

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