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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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Smoking Ban: Your Rights

Updated: 06/12/2007 - With the stroke of a pen, Governor Bredesen put out the smoke in most Tennessee businesses, including restaurants.

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Can Muscle Cream Cause Death?

Updated: 06/11/2007 - A medical examiner has blamed a 17-year-old track star's death on the use of too much anti-inflammatory muscle cream.

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Health Fair at Worlds Fair Park

Posted: 06/09/2007 - Children and families were able to educate themselves about everything from dental screenings to dog bites at the Second Annual TENNder Care Family Health Fair.

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CDC: West Nile Deaths Highest Since 2003

Updated: 06/08/2007 - As we've reported, despite the drought, the number of mosquitoes is on the increase here in East Tennessee. So, the risk of the disease climbs as well.

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Rural/Metro: Heat Related Illness a Concern

Updated: 06/08/2007 - Two weeks to the official start of summer, and temperatures are already 10 to 12 degrees above average. The extreme heat caught many people off guard yesterday, sending rural/metro ambulance crews into overdrive, responding to people already experiencing heat-related illnesses.

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Denso Will Go 100% Tobacco Free

Updated: 06/08/2007 - One hundred percent tobacco-free, that will be the order at a local manufacturing company, located in Maryville.

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United Way Seeks to Insure the Uninsured

Posted: 06/05/2007 - Improving community health. It's the largest endeavor the United Way of Greater Knoxville has undertaken in its 87 year history.

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Knox Begins Mosquito Control

Posted: 06/04/2007 - Knox County health leaders say crews will continue spraying for mosquitoes all week.

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Officials Identify TB Patient

Posted: 05/31/2007 - The tuberculosis patient under the first federal quarantine since 1963 is a 31-year-old personal injury attorney who practices law with his father in Atlanta, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday.

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Treating A Sunburn

Updated: 05/29/2007 - Many of you are probably recovering from the holiday weekend. From grilling to swimming to boating, chances are you spent at least some time outdoors. And these mostly sunny skies are the perfect condition for a sunburn.

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Energy Drink Dilemma

Updated: 05/25/2007 - An investigation by the Kentucky Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control has found store clerks regularly mistake energy drinks that contain alcohol with regular energy drinks.

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Air Quality Alert Issued in East Tennessee

Updated: 05/22/2007 - The above average temperatures we're experiencing this week may make you want to get outside, but that's exactly what some people should not do.

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Diabetes Drug Tied To Heart Risk In Study

Posted: 05/21/2007 - Avandia, the biggest-selling diabetes drug in the world, is linked to a greater risk of heart attack and possibly death, says a new scientific analysis published online Monday.

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Understanding the Symptoms of Stroke

Updated: 05/18/2007 - Stroke is the third largest cause of death, the top cause of disability and the single biggest reason people are admitted to nursing homes.

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