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December 17, 2009 - ’Tis the Season to Get an H1N1 Vaccine
December 17, 2009 - Latest Utah Hospital Comparison Reports
December 15, 2009 - Students Urged to Help Raise Awareness of Dating Violence
December 1, 2009 - Infectious Disease, Mental Health Problems as Diverse as Utah

November 25, 2009 - Mammography: What’s Right for Utah?
November 24, 2009 - New Utah Health Plan Ratings Available
November 19, 2009 - State Health Officials Announce Smoke-free Campus Plan
November 18, 2009 - SL County Teen Leads Launch of ‘Faces of Diabetes’
November 17, 2009 - Utah Named 2nd Healthiest State in the Nation

October 28, 2009 - UDOH Contest Wants Kids’ Brains
October 26, 2009 - New Campaign Recruits Utahns to be ‘Flu Fighters’
October 22, 2009 - Huge Savings Through Early Detection of Breast Cancer
October 21, 2009 - Big Tobacco Puts Deadly Drug in Prettier Packages
October 20, 2009 - 'Thirteen Stories We’d Rather Not Tell'
October 14, 2009 - With Pandemic H1N1 on the Rise, Public Health Stresses Importance of Prevention & Vaccination - Today's Situation Report

October 7, 2009 - Emergency Room Staff Can Help Detect, Prevent Domestic Violence
October 6, 2009 - Influenza Vaccines: Safe and Important During Pregnancy
October 5, 2009 - The Tragedy of Traumatic Brain Injury
October 1, 2009 - Utahns Not Eating Their Fruits and Veggies

September 30, 2009 - Utah Begins Ordering First Round of H1N1 Vaccine
September 24, 2009 - HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Program Reaches Capacity
September 21, 2009 - Utah’s Adult Smoking Rate Drops
September 10, 2009 - Vaccinate Early Against Seasonal Influenza
September 10, 2009 - Report Describes Link Between Depression, Chronic Disease
September 9, 2009 - The Visible Child With Invisible Disabilities
September 8, 2009 - Safe Kids Near You

August 31, 2009 - 30 Ways to Stretch Your Produce Dollar
August 24, 2009 - Exercise Will Test State’s Pandemic Triage Guidelines

July 30, 2009 - Traveler Brings Measles to Utah
July 28, 2009 - New Hospital Ratings Available on UDOH Web Site
July 21, 2009 - A Wet, Wild, and Worry-free Summer
July 8, 2009 - CDC and Health Department Launch Environmental Health Tool
July 1, 2009 - Utah's H1N1 Outbreak Shows Signs of Slowing
July 1, 2009 - New Utah Waterways and Species Added to Utah Mercury Fish Consumption Advisory List

June 29, 2009 - Prepare for the Upcoming West Nile Virus Season
June 24, 2009 - UDOH Update on H1N1 Outbreak
June 17, 2009 - Utah's H1N1 Outbreak Continues to Spread
June 16, 2009 - Eat Fish, Choose Wisely
June 15, 2009 - Step Up, Guys
June 11, 2009 - West Nile Virus Season Begins in Utah
June 10, 2009 - Fees Increasing for Utah Vital Records
June 4, 2009 - Novel H1N1 Continues to Spread Throughout State
June 3, 2009 - Utah Hispanics Get New Stroke Prevention Web Site
June 2, 2009 - State Sees Dip in Rx Drug Deaths in 2008
June 1, 2009 - UDOH Launches Cervical Cancer Prevention Contest

May 28, 2009 - Utahns Encouraged to Keep Taking Precautions Against Flu
May 28, 2009 - Healthy Changes Coming to WIC Food Packages
May 27, 2009 - Summer's Coming - and so is the Ozone
May 26, 2009 - Joining Forces to Make Utah Roads Safer
May 21, 2009 - Salmonella Infections May Be Linked To Queso Fresco (Mexican-Style Soft Cheese)
May 20, 2009 - Utahn Dies from Complications of Novel H1N1 Flu
May 14, 2009 - Baby Boomers Face Serious Health Threats
May 11, 2009 - Pregnancy Risk Line Reaches 25-year Milestone
May 5, 2009 - Utah Schools Earn Medals
May 4, 2009 - Aging Population Faces High Rates of Disability

April 30, 2009 - Report Shows Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Cases are Skyrocketing in Utah
April 26, 2009 - Utah Public Health Officials on the Lookout for Swine Flu
April 24, 2009 - Open House Teaches Parents How to Keep Kids Safe
April 23, 2009 - Pedestrian 'Stings' Launched to Keep Streets Safe
April 22, 2009 - Low-cost Vaccines for Children Available
April 20, 2008 - ‘Scary’ Colon Cancer Ads Coming to a Restroom Near You
April 15, 2009 - 3rd Annual 'Unplug 'n Play' is On Its Way
April 02, 2009 - Deadly Disparities are Focus of Minority Health Month
April 1, 2009 - Utah Gets New Weapon to Track, Prevent Disease

March 31, 2009 - Hiking Tobacco Taxes Creates Incentive to Quit Smoking
March 30, 2009 - Utahns Encouraged to Donate to Organ Transplant Fund
March 26, 2009 - UDOH Finalizes Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Meds
March 25, 2009 - Body Bags Show Smoking Death Toll: One in Three
March 24, 2009 - Low or No-Cost Health Care Options Available for Uninsured
March 23, 2009 - Utah's Uninsured Rate Holds Steady in 2008
March 19, 2009 - Utah American Indians Battle High Rates of Chronic Illness
March 11, 2009 - Arthritis Pain Keeps Utahns with Heart Disease Inactive

February 24, 2009 - Utah Asians Enjoy Low Obesity Rates
February 23, 2009 - Former Smoker Tells of Losing Battle with Lung Cancer
February 20, 2009 - Girl Scout Helps Utahns Thrive with Diabetes
February 11, 2009 - New Data Confirm Health Inequities for Utah Hispanics/Latinos
February 2, 2009 - Utah Children Need Your Used Hearing Aids

January 21, 2009 - Utah Newborns to be Tested for Cystic Fibrosis
January 20, 2009 - Utah Schools Fight Big Tobacco, Win Cash
January 15, 2009 - Utah African-Americans/Blacks Face Health Challenges
January 12, 2009 - Public Health Officials Investigating Death of Nevada Man - Invasive Meningococcal Disease Fact Sheet
January 12, 2009 - The TRUTH Targets Skiers with Anti-tobacco Messages
January 8, 2008 - UDOH Announces New Deputy Director
January 7, 2009 - Utah Hospitals Perform Well in Latest Comparison Reports
January 5, 2009 - Economy Has Utahns Avoiding Cancer Screenings

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