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Health problems can run in families. This is because families share their genetics, environment, and lifestyles. By knowing your family health history, you can make choices to lower your risk.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
Falls are Leading Cause of Injury-related Death for Older Utahns(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) released a new report showing that while falls are the leading cause injury-related death and ... Read More
Top 10 public health stories in Utah in 2018It’s time once again for our top 10 public health stories in Utah for 2018. 1. Utah Medical Cannabis Act becomes law On December 3, 2018, ... Read More
Families Honor the Lives of Teen Crash Victims(Salt Lake City, UT) – In 2017, 27 teens lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes on Utah roads. For more than a decade, the Utah ... Read More
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We strongly believe that health is critical for enjoying a prosperous life. Our vision is for Utah to be a place where all people can enjoy the best health possible, where all can live, grow, and prosper in healthy and safe communities.
It was the pioneering spirit of two remarkable individuals which would shape the future of public health in Utah for generations to come.