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Clinics waiting to administer new immunizations

Posted: 07/06/2010 - It's still summer break, but if your kid is a rising seventh-grader there's one thing that requires your attention now. The state is requiring new vaccinations. But health officials in Knox County say they aren't seeing the numbers they'd like to see at their clinics, and many students aren't anxious to get the shot, anyway.

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Your keyboard could make you sick

Posted: 07/05/2010 - A study shows keyboards can be up to 5 times dirtier than the average toilet seat and could cause food poisoning.

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AP IMPACT: Millions of vaccine doses to be burned

Posted: 07/01/2010 - About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired -- meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million will be written off as trash.

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Maryville nurse suspended for prescription forgery

Updated: 06/29/2010 - A Maryville nurse is accused of stealing prescription drugs from an elderly patient and has had her nursing license suspended by the state. The Tennessee Board of Nursing alleges that Sandra K. Stone misrepresented and forged prescriptions - even after she was fired from her job as a home health nurse.

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Shared risk factors may link diabetes, cancer

Updated: 06/16/2010 - You may know the risk factors for diabetes, and you may also know the risk factors for cancer. Now, experts believe there may be a link between the two.

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More teens using rhythm method for birth control

Posted: 06/02/2010 - A new national survey found that a growing number of teens say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby.

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