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December 17, 2008 - Adults Urged to Get a Flu Vaccination
December 15, 2008 - Taverns, Clubs Get Help Going Smoke-free
December 10, 2008 - Childhood Injuries Are No Accident
December 3, 2008 - Utah Named 5th Healthiest State

November 24, 2008 - Former Smoker, Lung Cancer Survivor Tells Story
November 19, 2008 - New Recess Guidelines for Bad Air Days
November 18, 2008 - Utah Health Plans Rated in 12th Annual Report
November 12, 2008 - UDOH, Partners Offer Low-Cost A1C Testing
November 10, 2008 - New Ads Show Young Kids Dangers of Tobacco
November 5, 2008 - Gold Medal Schools Adds Web Page for Parents

October 27, 2008 - And the Winners Are ...
October 22, 2008 - The TRUTH Sponsors Haunted House
October 21, 2008 - Health Insurance Top Worry for Racial/Ethnic Groups
October 16, 2008 - 2008-2009 Influenza Vaccine Available
October 9, 2008 - Battling Back After Traumatic Brain Injury
October, 6, 2008 - Child Health Day Tips to Improve Your Family’s Future
October 2, 2008 - Booster Seats Are Not One-Size-Fits-All
October 2, 2008 - UDOH, Partners to Look for Clues in RX Drug Deaths

September 30, 2008 - New Utah Waterways Added to Fish Consumption Advisory List
September 24, 2008 - UDOH Gets New Tools to Uncover 'Real' Health Care Costs
September 18, 2008 - Could Your Child Survive a Car Crash?
September 11, 2008 - More than Just Numbers
September 11, 2008 - Hantavirus-Related Death in Duchesne County
September 10, 2008 - Utah Kids’ Exposure to Secondhand Smoke at All-time Low
September 9, 2008 - Utah Facilities Perform Well in Gallbladder and Stroke Care

August 20, 2008 - CHIP Celebrates 10th Birthday
August 19, 2008 - Disfigured Baseball Star Warns Against Smokeless Tobacco Use
August 14, 2008 - Former Cancer Patient, Comedian to Headline Survivor Day
August 13, 2008 - The Meth Mess
August 6, 2008 - Back to School With Asthma
August 4, 2008 - UDOH Warns Against Fire Danger Associated with Cigarettes

July 30, 2008 - 1 in 7 Utahns Struggle with Arthritis and a 2nd Chronic Condition
July 17, 2008 - UDOH Honors Employers Who Encourage Tobacco Cessation
July 9, 2008 - Family Trees Can Be Picture of Future Health
July 3, 2008 - Keep Kids Safe In and Around Cars
July 2, 2008 - Utahns Urged to Arm Themselves Against West Nile and Crypto
July, 1, 2008 - Helping Utah’s Uninsured Get 'UPP'

June 30, 2008 - UDOH Gets Fed’s Help in Obesity Fight
June, 26, 2008 - Know Your Status - National HIV Testing Day Is June 27th
June 11, 2008 - WNV Detected In Salt Lake County Mosquito Pools
June 11, 2008 - Utah’s Skin Cancer Rate is 'Sky' High
June 10, 2008 - Two Additional Salmonella Cases Under Investigation
June 9, 2008 - The TRUTH’s ‘Miley Mania’ Adventure Seeks Contestants
June 5, 2008 - West Nile Virus Detected in Kane County

May 30, 2008 - UDOH Observes ‘World No Tobacco Day’ by Illustrating the Dangers of Smoking in Cars
May 29, 2008 - Take a “Walk in the Park”
May 28, 2008 - The Super Colon is HERE!
May 19, 2008 - Heroic Tribute for Response to Fatal Bus Tragedy and Crandall Mine Disaster
May 15, 2008 - UDOH Supports Life-saving Emergency Injection Law
May 13, 2008 - UDOH Breaks Ground on New Unified State Lab
May 12, 2008 - The TRUTH Announces Anti-tobacco Ad Contest Winners
May 7, 2008 - April Showers Bring May Flowers…and Pollen
May 6, 2008 - Utah’s Teen Birth Rate Up Slightly
May 1, 2008 - Plain and Simple—Use Only As Directed

April 28, 2008 - Learn the Signs of Stroke and When to Call 9-1-1
April 26, 2008 - Boost ’Til 8 Campaign Aims to Protect Utah Kids
April 16, 2008 - Second Annual “Unplug ’n Play” is On Its Way
April 15, 2008 - Pool Rule Changes Intended to Prevent a 2008 Crypto Outbreak
April 15, 2008 - The TRUTH Fights the Ugly at Fashion Stroll
April 14, 2008 - Apartment Communities Recognized for Smoke-free Living
April 8, 2008 - Healthy Weight is Everyone’s 'Business' - More Men Overweight/Obese Than Women
April 4, 2008 - Utah Kids Cook Up Healthy Recipes

March 26, 2008 - State Ambulance Data Pave the Way for Better Patient Care
March 25, 2008 - UDOH Launches Online Health 'Story Bank'
March 19, 2008 - Utah’s Uninsured Rate Dips
March 12, 2008 - CHIP Van Goes on the Road Again
March 11, 2008 - New E-Cards Encourage Tobacco Users in Quitting
March 10, 2008 - New Trust Fund Will Help Utahns with Brain Injuries
March 7, 2008 - No Excuses: If You are 50 or Over, Get Screened for Colon Cancer
March 7, 2008 - Sin Excusas: Si Eres Mayor De 50 Años, Revísate Para El Cáncer Colorectal

February 28, 2008 - Influenza Activity Increasing in Utah
February 4, 2008 - UDOH Reports Increase In Flu Activity

January 16, 2008 - Osteoporosis…Beatable and Treatable
January 11, 2008 - Check Your Health™ Helps Utahns Fulfill Resolutions
January 7, 2008 - UDOH Promotes HPV Vaccine to Prevent Cervical Cancer

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