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Bad For Your Wallet And Your Health?

Updated: 07/10/2007 - Right now, a gallon of milk will set you back about $5.19. That's up a couple dollars in just a couple months.

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The Dangers of Exotic Pets

Updated: 07/09/2007 - It’s a sad reminder about the health risks associated with owning a reptile. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have revealed a three-week-old girl died of salmonella transmitted by a pet turtle.

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The Brain Bag Presentation

Updated: 07/06/2007 - On July 14th, the March of Dimes and UT Medical Center will come together and give a presentation on prenatal brain development at the Knoxville Babies-R-Us.

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Health Hazards of Summertime Fashion

Updated: 07/05/2007 - They’re fun and fashionable flip flops, and the problems with them you probably never thought about.

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The Risks of Permanent Cosmetics

Updated: 07/02/2007 - Imagine kissing lipstick goodbye and putting away eye pencils forever. Permanent makeup or cosmetic tattooing is a fast-growing part of the health and beauty industry.

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Kicking the Habit

Updated: 09/04/2008 - More than generating money for educational programs and agricultural grants, there may be another added benefit to the cigarette tax increase taking effect Sunday.

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Health Officials to Detain Chinese Seafood Imports

Updated: 09/04/2008 - Imports of five species of farmed Chinese seafood will be detained until they can be shown free of potentially dangerous antibiotics, federal health officials said Thursday.

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Knox County Reaches Out to Minorities for HIV Testing

Updated: 06/27/2007 - The annual National HIV Testing Day campaign produced by the National Association of People with AIDS tries to encourage people at risk to receive voluntary HIV counseling and testing.

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Emergency Rooms Seeing Heat-Related Illnesses

Posted: 06/25/2007 - The pools and lakes were packed with people enjoying the first weekend of summer but local emergency departments were busy too, treating people who had a little too much fun in the sun.

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Preventing Dehydration

Updated: 06/22/2007 - Medical Reporter Jessa Goddard explains what you need to know to avoid a stay in the emergency room yourself.

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Survey: Tennessee Ranks in Bottom 10 for Health

Posted: 06/20/2007 - Tennessee ranks 40 out of 50 when it comes to health system performance according to a new study. It’s a case of too much remedies and not enough preventative healthcare.

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Use Common Sense to Beat the Heat

Updated: 06/18/2007 - Monday's air quality level is worse than normal, at level orange, which means dangerous for sensitive groups, such as those with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children need to be extra cautious.

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Adults And Children Looking For Relief In Heat

Updated: 06/18/2007 - East Tennesseans are getting a sample of the hot days of summer ahead. With temperature topping out in the 90's, we're all at risk for dehydration and heat illness, but children are at particular risk.

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