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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

A new report out this week measures the health of every county in the nation. Overall, researchers said Utah compares well, but at the county level, there are health disparities. 

Utah Lawmakers to Consider an 86% Tax on E-Cigarettes

Feb 12, 2016

A Utah lawmaker wants to tax e-cigarettes, and use the money for rural healthcare.

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is encouraging rural Utahns to sign up for health insurance before the federal deadline on Monday. Secretary Vilsack says that Utahns who live in rural areas have a lot to gain from the federal Affordable Care Act.