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OUTLIVE streching beyond East Tennessee

Posted: 01/27/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - Bruce Pearl has earned a reputation as one of college basketball’s most energetic, outgoing and even outspoken coaches during his career. But one of the strongest statements ever made by the University of Tennessee men’s basketball coach came in the form of silence.

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Dealing with damaged kidneys

Posted: 01/26/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - Damaged kidneys could lead to more problems for older adults.

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Knoxville 100 Expo brings health screenings to all

Posted: 01/23/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - The Knoxville 100 Health Expo, Your Health is in Your Hands, is a community-wide health fair where free health screenings and health information will be provided at multiple locations for those who need it the most.

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KCBC Essay Contest

Updated: 01/22/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - The Knoxville Comphrehensive Breast Center is celebrating their 25th anniversary and would like to honor all breast cancer survivors.

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Whooping Cough comeback

Updated: 01/21/2009 - New moms and dads want to take every precaution when they leave the hospital with their newborn, but a new study shows that many aren't getting a simple shot that could save their babies life.

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Conn. peanut butter linked to salmonella outbreak

Posted: 01/21/2009 - Connecticut officials say testing on an unopened tub of King Nut peanut butter taken from a West Haven distributor last week has found the same strain of salmonella that has sickened people across the country.

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MRSA rising in children with infections

Posted: 01/21/2009 - (AP) Researchers say they found an "alarming" increase in children's ear, nose and throat infections nationwide caused by dangerous drug-resistant staph germs.

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Surgery for acid reflux sufferers

Posted: 01/21/2009 - (CBS) One out of 10 Americans has heartburn on a regular basis. For many, the cause of the problem is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly known as acid reflux.

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Benefits of Smoking Bans

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Mayo Clinic doctors say research shows smoking bans in public places do have a positive impact on your health.

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High blood pressure spikes in Winter

Posted: 01/19/2009 - CBS News (WebMD) Falling temperatures in winter may cause an unhealthy rise in high blood pressure in elderly people, according to a new study linking cooler temperatures with higher blood pressure.

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Electromagnetic treatment for migraines

Posted: 01/13/2009 - It's like something you'd see on Star Trek -- placing an electromagnetic device on your head to get rid of migraine headaches.

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Drug from genetically engineered goats a first

Posted: 01/07/2009 - In a scientific first, an anti-clotting drug made from the milk of genetically engineered goats is moving closer to government approval for humans.

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Bladder Pacemaker

Posted: 01/05/2009 - When you think of a pacemaker the first thing that comes to mind is the heart. But now something simlar may be an option for the many Americans, especially women, who suffer from an embarrassing issue called urinary incontinence.

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It's new years resolution time

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Every year we make them and every year we break them. Of course I'm talking about new years resolutions. The number one resolution every year always has to do with losing weight or getting in shape. But the problem comes with motivation and results. People lack motivation when the pounds don't immediatly come off. We talked with some fitness experts today and have some tips on making your resolution last.

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