Water is dangerous at any depth
Families often have a false sense of security around water. Take caution as spring runoff begins.
Exposure to high summer ozone levels can cause a number of health problems, including difficulty breathing; coughing; wheezing; chest tightness; and irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat.
The HPV vaccine is cancer prevention
Human papillomaviurs (HPV) can cause six types of cancer. The HPV vaccine is recommended for boys and girls at age 11 or 12 so they are protected before ever being exposed to the virus.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
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