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Fine air smog can pollute your heart

Updated: 05/19/2010 - The exhaust from cars, the smoke from coal plants and other smog may be polluting not only your lungs but also your heart.

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Knoxville ranks as worst city for allergy sufferers

Updated: 05/19/2010 - It's that time of year. It's mid spring and there's no better time to shed the pounds of winter and spend time outdoors. But it may not all be so pleasant for those of you with allergies in East Tennessee.

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Permanent birth control in 10 minutes

Updated: 05/14/2010 - For reasons economic and otherwise, women are deciding to limit their families. To do it, a non-surgical procedure known as Essure is gaining in popularity around the country and here in our region.

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Heading for a healthier county

Posted: 05/13/2010 - Your health matters, and Knox County wants to improve your quality of life with "Together Healthy Knox."

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33rd Expo for city and couple

Updated: 05/07/2010 - The 33rd Sports Medicine Expo is May 29th. It's an annual tradition for a couple from Powell.

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Cancer vaccine first of its kind

Updated: 04/30/2010 - Breakthrough treatment could add four months to the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer.

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Calcium tests tells risk for heart disease

Posted: 04/27/2010 - A new study shows adding an x-ray test detecting calcium levels in the arteries of the heart may help doctors better determine a person's risk for heart disease.

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Some uninsured heart patients delay emergency care

Updated: 04/13/2010 - Some heart attack patients who don't have medical insurance or who can't afford to use their insurance, often delay seeking emergency treatment. That could do further damage.

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