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HEALTH: Sunburn Risks Increase With Touching Lemons, Limes During Summer
Tennessee Being Hit Hard With Alzheimer's Crisis
Tick Involved In Death Of Indiana Toddler Can Be Found In East Tennessee
Canine Influenza Case Confirmed In East TN Area
HEALTH: Certain Wines Can Help Weight Loss
HEALTH: East Tennessee Children Accidentally Overdosing On Cough Medicine More Often
UT Medical Center Designated As Level 1 HDSA Center Of Excellence Partner
Frito Lay Recalls Certain Chip Varieties For Possible Salmonella Contamination
McCain Foods Recalls Harris Teeter, Roundy Brands Of Hash Browns
Banquet Chicken Nuggets Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination

Colon Cancer Screening Key To Success In Preventing Issues But Getting Checked Key!

HEALTH: Tips On Fighting Off Sugar
HEALTH: Breakfast Is Most Important Meal of Day For Kids!
Dehydrated Driving As Bad As Drunk Driving: Report
HEALTH: Mixed Vegetable Brand Recalled Due To Listeria Concerns

Law Would Fine Pharmacists $1000 Day For Denying Birth Control Prescriptions

Artificial Sweeteners May Lead To Diabetes

East Tennessee Doctors Prepare For Respiratory Virus

Four Health Effects The Moon Has On Our Bodies

Hundreds Of Children Sickened In Recent Weeks Rare Respiratory Virus

Study: Most Hospitals Use Too Many Antibiotics On Patients

Help, Advice To Those Battling Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

The Ebola Outbreak: Is It Safe To Travel?
Ebola Scientists Racing To Test Ebola Vaccines On Humans
Flesh-Eating Bacteria May Be Highly Effective Anti-Cancer Agent
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British Airways Suspends Flights To West Africa Over Ebola Worries

 


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Leaving Children In Hot Cars During Summer Can Be Deadly

 

HEALTH: Doctors Warn Of "Hell's Itch" For Summer Sun Bathers

 

LIFE: Sleep Technology Continues To Expand

 

Nearly 450 Aspen Dental Offices Offered Free Dental Care To Veterans Saturday

 

Emergency Room Overdoses On Rise Across East Tennessee, Nation

HEALTH: Tennessee Being Hit

Hard With Alzheimer's Crisis

 

Tennessee Prosecutors Sue Opioid Drug Makers

 

 

HEALTH: At Least Four Dead, Dozens Hospitalized In Georgia Overdose Incidents From False "Percocet" Tablet

Incidents Across State

 

New Treatments Announced For Cancer According To

Medical Professionals

 

HEALTH: East Tennessee Children Accidentally Overdosing

On Cough Medicine More Often

 

HEALTH: Opioid Epidemic Blames For Increased Number of Pregnant Women With Hepatitis C

 

U.S. Regulators Approve First Targeted Drug For Patients

With Leukemia

 

UT Medical Center Designated As Level 1

HDSA Center Of Excellence Partner

 

Frito Lay Recalls Certain Chip Varieties For Possible Salmonella Contamination

 

Report: Possible Link Found Between

Diet Drinks And Dementia, Stroke

 

Banquet Chicken Nuggets Recalled Due To Salmonella Contamination

 

HEALTH: Suicides Among Teens On

The Rise According To Study

 

 

Nearly 600,000 Inhalers Recalled Recalled Due To Defective

Delivery System

 

Colon Cancer Screening Key To Success In Preventing Treatable Issues

But Getting Checked Key!

 

HEALTH: Tips On Fighting Off Sugar

 

Curious Toddlers Becoming Victims Of Opioid

Epidemic Nation Wide

 

HEALTH: Overdose Deaths On Track To Beat Previous Years Across  East Tn, Especially Knox County

 

Leconte Medical Center, City Of Pigeon Forge To Host Free Health Screenings Event March 24

 

Sargento Foods Recalling Specialty Cheese

Because Of Bacteria Contamination

 

Some Health Tips To Keep From Getting "Bug"

That's Going Around

 

CDC Reporting Increased Flu Activity

In Tennessee

 

U.S. Surgeon General Releases Report On Alcohol, Drugs and Health

 

 

HEALTH NEWS:

Salt Therapy Rooms Help People With Breathing Problems

 

Higher Risk Of Depression In Women Who Use Birth

Control Says New Health Study

 

Two Confirmed Early Cases Of Flu Across East TN

 

 

New Laws In Place By EPA To Regulate E-Cigs,

Hookahs and Cigars

 

 

HEALTH: Breakfast Is Most Important

Meal of Day For Kids!

 

East Tn Counties Taking Proactive Steps To Fight ZIKA Virus By Tracking Mosquitoes

 

LIFE: Umpires At Risk For Concussions As Well As Athletes

 

General Mills Recalling Two Flavors Of Betty Crocker Cake Mix

 

 

HEALTH: Access To Birth Control Act Would Fine Pharmacists

$1000 Day For Denying Birth Control Prescriptions

 

Report: Sixteen Children Have Died In Hot Cars Already

This Year Across Nation

 

HEALTH: Access To Birth Control Act Would Fine Pharmacists

$1000 Day For Denying Birth Control Prescriptions

 

Knoxville One of The Most Drug-Riddled Cities

In America; Three In Ohio Made Top Ten List

Knoxville #8

 

HEALTH: Pregnancy Tips: Eating For Two

 

HEALTH: Cold Or Allergies? Here's The Difference

 

 

HEALTH: Strawberries Top 2016 List Of Produce

With Highest Levels Of Pesticides  

 

Recall on Frozen Broccoli Cuts Including

Those Sold In East Tennessee

 

LIFE: HEALTH - New Test May Predict Obesity In

Children As Early As Six Months

 

HEALTH: Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

 

Tennessee Doctor: ZIKA Virus Just As Dangerous

In Men As Women

 

HEALTH: Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

 

 

USDA Recalls Over 400 Pounds Of

East Tennessee Beef

 

Tennova Healthcare Offering Free Heart

Screenings In February

 

Tips For Cold and Flu Season Nutrition Myths Concerning

What To Eat And Not Eat If You Catch Flu, Cold

 

L5 Foundation To Donate $21K To Provision CARES

Program To Assist Cancer Patients

 

HEALTH - Hepatitis C Spreading Throughout Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia AND Eastern Tennessee

 

Blount County Dentist Suspended For

Offering Free Dental Care

 

Adult ADHD Is More Common

Than You Know - The Signs

 

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Chattanooga, Clarksville, Bristol Among

Top 10 Least Healthy Cities In America

 

Knoxville Ranks 8th In Country For

Cities Most Affected By Cold, Flu

 

HEALTH; Cryptosporidium Cases Increase In Knox; Water Parasite Found In Splash Pads, Pools and Lakes

 

 

Blount County Dentist Suspended For

Offering Free Dental Care

 

Number of Children Diagnosed

With ADHD Increasing

 

Treatment Resistant Lice On March In 25 States

Including Tennessee

 

Head Lice Becoming More and More Resistant

To Treatment Says CDC

 

HEALTH - Minor Ailments Could Be Signs

Of Major Health Issues

 

HEALTH - Hepatitis C Spreading Throughout Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia AND Eastern Tennessee

 

Cynthia Williams Named New Vice President Of

UT Medical Center For Women And Infants

 

 

Knoxville In Top 10 Cities Hit By Flu

Knoxville Fourth, Nashville Fifth, Chattanooga First In U.S. Cities Ravaged By Flu Outbreak in 2015

 

 

 

America Red Cross Unveiling New Website To

Encourage Blood and Platelet Donations

 

 

 

Common Core Using "Psych"

Data On Children in PA

 

100 Brains Missing From University Of Texas

 

Number of Ebola Cases At 9,000 Says WHO But Warns Death Rate Could Hit 10,000 A Week In Two Months

NJ Nurse Exposed To Ebola Given OK

To Go Home By Health Officials

 

Surgeon Dies In Nebraska Hospital

From Ebola

 

Ebola Experts: More Ebola Cases

Likely In US

 

American Academy Of Pediatrics Urges Use

Of IUD's Among Teens

 

Ways To Beat Migraines

 

Area Pharmacists Worried Major Prescription Benefit Providers

Cutting Coverage

 

Adult ADHD Is More Common

Than You Know - The Signs

 

Artificial Sweeteners

May Lead To Diabetes

 


Study: Most Hospitals Use Too Many

Antibiotics On Patients

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Hundreds Of Children Sickened In Recent Weeks

Rare Respiratory Virus

 

East Tennessee Doctors Prepare For Respiratory

Virus Spreading Across Nation Against Children

 

WHO: Liberia's Ebola Crisis Far From Over;

Thousands Of New Infections

Likely In Coming Weeks

 

Five Ways To Battle A Bad Mood

 

CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak

"Out Of Control"

 

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Million Dollar Grant To Help Babies

Born Dependent On Drugs At ETCH

 

 

What Doctors Want You To Know

About A Healthy Sex Life

 

 

Health: Study: Legalized Pot May Reduce

Accidental Overdose Deaths

 

 

AP Ebola Source

Northern California Hospital Reports

Treating Patient With Ebola

 

 

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Ebola: Is It Safe To Travel

 

Ebola Scientists Racing To Test Ebola

Vaccines On Humans

 

Cyber Attack Takes Information From 4 Million Patients Of

Community Health Systems, Including Tennova

 

 

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria May Be Effective

Anti-Cancer Agent

 

 

Parkinson's Disease Played

Role In Williams Death

 

 

Four Health Effects The Moon

Has On Our Bodies

 

WHO Declares Ebola An Official World Health Emergency

CDC Issues "All Hands On Deck" Alert Over Ebola

 

 

Ebola

Liberia Declares State Of Emergency; Death Toll At 932

Ebola Facts And Myths

See More On Our HEALTH Page

 

 

 

Ebola Death Toll On Rise, Now At 932

 

Nearly 1/10 Long Term Cancer Survivors

Still Smoke Says Study

 

 

Ebola

Ebola Facts And Myths

 

British Airways Suspends Flights To

West Africa Over Ebola Worries

 

Op-Ed: U.S. Hospitals Not

Ready For Ebola

Special To The East TN Times

 

Study: East TN Has Lowest Health Insurance Premiums

 

Humanitarian Groups Bringing Infected Americans

With Ebola To USA This Weekend

 

 

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Blue Cross Wants 19% Increase Next Year

 

 

People trying to quit smoking may be more likely to succeed if they combine the patch with a pill, suggests a new study from South Africa.

Combination Of Patch and Pills Help Reduce

Smoking According To Study

 

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Do Veggies Make You Fat? Study Says Yes

 

Less sleep was found to be associated with brain shrinkage and cognitive decline, according to new research of older adults.

Less Sleep: Brain Shrinkage, Less Cognizance

 

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Summer Food Safety From Food Experts:

Three Foods To Avoid

 

 

 

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Strong Mind Means Strong Body According

To Human Mapping Project

 

 

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CDC Puts Out New Anti-Smoking Ads

Kim Painter, Special for USA TODAY

 

Health Department Offers Tips On Summer Weight Gain

 

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome actually exists

Alice In Wonderland

Syndrome Actually Exists

 

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How To Stop Absorbing Other People's Emotions

 

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CDC: Adults Not Sleeping Well:

Six Hours On Average And It's Not Good For Your Body!

 

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Vets: Ice Water Not Dangerous For Dogs-

Especially During Summer!

 

75 U.S. Government Scientists Possibly

Exposed To Anthrax In Atlanta

 

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McDonald's Ranks Least Among Fast Food

Favorites Among Consumers

 

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Warnings On Anti-Depressants Have Caused

MORE Suicides According To Study

 

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Mosquito Season Is Here: Beware Of Viruses

Dengue Fever: With more than one-third of the world’s population living in areas at risk for infection, dengue virus is a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics. As many as 400 million people are infected yearly. Dengue is caused by any one of four related viruses transmitted by mosquitoes. There are not yet any vaccines to prevent infection with dengue virus and the most effective protective measures are those that avoid mosquito bites. When infected, early recognition and prompt supportive treatment can substantially lower the risk of medical complications and death


 

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Heroin Overdoses Pose 'Urgent Public Health Crisis,'

US attorney general says

 

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Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low

 

 

Taking Meds But Not Exercising?

Here's What You Need To Know

 

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Smokeless Tobacco Led To Tony Gwynn's Demise; Here Are The Dangers
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