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The fluoride fight continues

Updated: 01/24/2008 - As you heard from us yesterday, the South Blount Utility District is the latest in East Tennessee to approve the addition of fluoride to their water supply. It's a decision that's rarely met without at least some opposition.

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Watch Out! Top Places To Contract Germs

Posted: 01/14/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- Think you know some of the dirtiest places across the nation? The alarming news is a few of the top 12 dirty spots are inside your home. We are taking a closer look at where you will find some of the top germs in covering East Tennessee health.

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Cough medication abuse big with teens

Updated: 01/11/2008 - Methamphetamine abuse remains a huge problem with teens in East Tennessee, but some experts say cough medication abuse is even worse.

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Making the grade on the subject of Tobacco

Updated: 01/11/2008 - Despite what the American Lung Association calls “incredible tobacco control successes in 2007”, Tennessee received a tobacco report card with grades ranging from B to F.

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Polly doesn't want Psittacosis

Updated: 01/11/2008 - Experts talk about a potentially deadly disease to humans that one pet store has found in the birds it was selling.

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CA study finds no link between autism and vaccines

Posted: 01/08/2008 - Autism cases in California continued to climb even after a mercury-based vaccine preservative that some people blame for the neurological disorder was removed from routine childhood shots, a new study found.

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East Tennesseans Enjoy Krispy Kreme Without the Guilt

Updated: 01/07/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- In January 2006, congress required trans fat content be listed on food labels, and since then, food manufacturers and restaurants have scrambled to find alternatives. Congress simply required trans fat content be listed, not eliminated. Several fast food restaurants have already replaced trans fat oil with something else, and now the change has taken place at a rather unlikely place. We're covering East Tennessee health with a closer look at the label.

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Protecting yourself and others from hypothermia

Updated: 01/03/2008 - With cold temperatures settling across East Tennessee, you should know about the warning signs of hypothermia and how to protect yourself and your family from it.

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Smoking & Hair Loss

Posted: 12/18/2007 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) -- In this week's Healthy Tennessean, men shouldn't need another reason to quit smoking, but if they do, this one should hit home.

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Smoking Linked To Hair Loss?

Updated: 12/18/2007 - In this week's Healthy Tennessean... Men shouldn't need another reason to quit smoking, but if they do, this one should hit home.

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Does bundling up prevent you from getting sick

Updated: 12/14/2007 - You probably heard the same thing from your mom that we all have, if you didn’t dress warm in the winter, you would catch a cold, but is it true.

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Tenndercare Gets A Check Up

Posted: 12/11/2007 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) - The program providing healthcare services for children on TennCare got a check up in Knox County today.

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Difficult Road For E. TN Child

Updated: 09/04/2008 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) - Cancer is a difficult battle for anyone, but fighting it twice in almost two years can be a very hard road to travel.

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NEW STUDY: Childhood Obesity

Updated: 12/05/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Obese children could face more heart disease when they're adults

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