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Bret Hanna

Early Detection Test Parameter Highlights for Men and Women

For women, new guidelines for Pap tests to detect cervical cancer are age dependent as opposed to the former gold standard of one test per year for women over the age of 21. Several groups had…

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Crescendo Builds Against H.R. 5

House GOP tort reformers have been at it again with their recent push for a vote on H.R. 5, a bill mandating federal level caps on medical malpractice awards across the board of all 50 states….

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Honda Hybrid Crusader Pushing for a Trend

Heather Peters, a former lawyer, wants to start a trend suing auto behemoth Honda in small-claims court. Her beef? Misleading mileage claims made for the Honda Civic Hybrid she and others have…

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Where’s the Beef?

Republican presidential candidates love to deride so-called Obamacare as a socialist evil destined to lead to the demise of the republic; and so on. But jumping up and down and hurling criticisms…

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Be Aware When Kids Play Outside

Summer may be fading into fall, but it will be warm enough for kids to play outside for a couple more months. Although you don’t want to unnecessarily alarm them, there are some dangers that the…

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Tragic Lightning Strike Highlights Need For Awareness Reminders

Just shy of one month after lightning awareness week (June 19 – 25), two Boy Scouts, both 12, were struck by lightning on July 13th while attending a Scout camp at Scofield Reservoir in central…

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Your Marital Status Matters When It Comes To Insurance

Current census statistics reveal that almost 50 percent of households are occupied by unmarried individuals. If you reside with roommates or a significant other, auto and home insurance traps, in…

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Recent Ruling a Blow to Utah Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

A recent decision by the Utah Court of Appeals deals a blow to Utah homeowners facing foreclosures pursued through the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, otherwise known as MERS. MERS was…

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Vehicle Let You Down? Stay Safe

The Problem
It is bound to happen eventually. You are motoring along and your trusty vehicle breaks down. It may be close to home, near a service station or in a populated area where help is…

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Utah Health Insurance Companies Defy Recession

Four of Utah’s five largest health insurance companies posted healthy profits last year, with the second smallest of the five, United Health Care of Utah, being the only company posting a loss. The…