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A lot of misinformation surrounds fire company To the editor: The discussion that surrounds the situation over Fairplay Volunteer Fire Department needs to be more closely reviewed. I have seen too many incorrect letters to the editor, too many...
Tags: Placebo, Vehicles, Kevin Lewis, Local Government, Tinnitus
Channel 2 NewsThis week Alaskans joined the Great American Spit Out, a nationwide campaign committed to quitting smokeless tobacco. The Spit Out is part of Through With Chew Week, a smokeless tobacco-cessation effort running from Feb. 17-23. Tobacco users are...
My Pet WorldLoads of Americans have developed spare tires around their middles, and so have many of our pets. Cats are particularly portly; about 55 percent of tabbies are tubby, says the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Some suggest this is a conservative...
ReporterHe walks a little slower these days and spends less time on the road, but Ralph Stanley isn't ready to put away his banjo. "I still enjoy it,' Stanley told us, "And I'm proud we did something with it." "We" includes his brother Carter, and the band...
Tags: Museums, Music, Movies, Ricky Skaggs
A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
Tags: Cirrhosis, Hemophilia, HIV, Hepatitis C , Diseases and Illnesses
Medical Edge from Mayo ClinicDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that a large study found that most vitamin supplements may actually do more harm than good? What supplements should I avoid? Which are worth taking? I'm 67 and in good health. ANSWER: Advice on vitamin and mineral...
Re "Why we diet," Opinion, Jan. 4 Abigail Saguy intermingles the social and medical aspects of obesity. Certainly, discriminating against someone because of body habitus is inexcusable. However, ignoring the adverse health consequences of obesity is...
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Weight, Heart Attack, Diabetes, Obesity
Medical Edge from Mayo ClinicDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 28 and healthy. I've never gotten a flu shot and have never had the flu. Do I really need a flu vaccination? My employer is recommending it for everyone, but I'm hesitant. I've heard some people get sick from the actual vaccination....
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Flu, Fever, Chills, Swine Flu
Janice Patterson remembers calling her mother to announce she was engaged. There wasn't much excitement on the other end of the line. "She said, 'Well, I'll tell your father. It's your life,' Janice recalls. "Then she said, 'I have to get off the...
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. Preschool to hold open house Jan. 6 Northern Cross Preschool will hold an open house Sunday, Jan. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. The preschool is for 3- and 4-year-olds. It meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to ...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease treatable? ANSWER: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) -- a condition in which excess fat accumulates in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol -- has become one of the most common...
Desmond Campbell is a marathon man who has traveled miles and miles — many of them by foot, some of them by bike and quite a few of them while virtually standing still. During the course of his travels, he has helped people in extraordinary ways....
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