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Unemployed and surviving cancer

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - If being diagnosed with cancer is not difficult enough, a new report shows people who survive the illness may be more likely to be unemployed.

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Cerebral Palsy Center of Knoxville building lives, futures

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - Great food! Live jazz! A 10 day Holland America Cruise and a tempting silent auction! Join us for what promises to be another wonderful evening at the Foundry for the Cerebral Palsy Center’s “Fulfilling the Vision” Dinner and Auction on Friday, February 27, 2009, from 6pm to 10pm.

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Opening statements set for fen-phen retrial

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Prosecutors are set to call their first witnesses in the retrial of two former lawyers accused of bilking clients of millions of dollars in a diet drug settlement.

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Study shows MRSA infections in ICUs declining

Updated: 02/17/2009 - There is a public perception that hospitals sickest pateints, those in intensive care units, are also the ones at a high risk for contracting very serious infections. But a new study shows that efforts to reduce that risk may be paying off.

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Covenant Health gears up for kids run

Posted: 02/17/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon’s Kids Run is moving from a Sunday morning event to Saturday to pave the way for greater participation among area youth.

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Jury selection under way in fen-phen retrial

Posted: 02/17/2009 - Jury selection is under way in the retrial of two disbarred lawyers accused of cheating their clients out of more than $94 million over a settlement with the makers of the diet drug fen-phen.

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Not many kids will need cholesterol drugs

Updated: 02/16/2009 - There's some reassuring news about childhood obesity. A new study finds that fewer than 1 percent of American teenagers are likely to need cholesterol drugs.

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Childhood vaccines and autism

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Knoxville (WVLT) - For years, many parents of children with autism have claimed childhood vaccines are the cause of the neurological disorder.

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Survey: peanut recall known but misunderstood

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A Harvard survey has found that most Americans know about a peanut-driven national salmonella outbreak but many are wrong about what products are involved.

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Jury deliberating in Fla. tobacco trial

Posted: 02/12/2009 - A jury is deliberating a key phase in the first of 8,000 Florida lawsuits blaming health problems and deaths on tobacco companies.

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