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MinuteClinic Opens 5 Locations in Knoxville

Updated: 07/25/2007 - Does your child have a sore throat? Think you might have poison ivy? Now, you can be seen by a medical professional at a moment's notice.

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Helping Parents And Children Deal With ADD & ADHD

Updated: 07/20/2007 - Most schools in East Tennessee begin in about three weeks. It's a time of transition, but soon after, children will fall into a normal routine. It's then, you may notice changes in your child's behavior.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome more than ‘Yuppie Flu"

Posted: 07/17/2007 - Long-doubted as a legitimate illness by doctors and employers, centers for disease control and prevention officials have released data suggesting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is far more common than previously thought.

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Study: More veggies don’t mean more benefits

Updated: 09/04/2008 - Healthy diet and exercise may help women survive breast cancer, but eating more than five daily servings of fruits and vegetables doesn't offer extra benefit.

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Blood Levels Drop in Summer Months

Updated: 07/12/2007 - We've certainly seen plenty of hot days so far this summer, but the one-hundred plus degree temperatures out west, are causing some life or death concerns for blood banks, where mobile units are being shut down leaving blood supply extremely critical.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy And Heart Disease

Updated: 07/12/2007 - Results of a new study, called the Wisdom Trial, find older women shouldn't use hormone replacement therapy to prevent heart disease, although it appears to be safe and effective in relieving menopausal symptoms in younger women.

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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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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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