Study to find 'Holy Grail' of health

Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Benjamin Horne, a cardiovascular and genetic epidemiologist, noticed something about Utah. What he noticed inspired research that could help prevent several health problems, like heart disease and diabetes, and even help people lose weight.

Utah has low rates of coronary disease. Low smoking rates are a likely factor, but could something else be going on?

Monday at 6PM on KATU News, we’ll show you the tradition among devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, of which Utah has a high concentration, that Dr. Horne thinks could be the key.

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