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7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

April 8th, 2014 7:10 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republican opponents of the law keep pushing for a repeal, but as millions of people obtain insurance, how long can the party's strategy remain a politically viable option?

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Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

April 6th, 2014 2:05 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The nation's disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks of food poisoning by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.

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Reducing the risk of dementia

Reducing the risk of dementia

April 3rd, 2014 11:15 am by Marie Browning, MS, CNW

There are many causes of dementia. The leading cause of dementia in the U.S. is Alzheimer's disease, but vascular dementia resulting from stroke is close behind.

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Safe sleeping as easy as the ABC's

Safe sleeping as easy as the ABC's

April 3rd, 2014 11:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Twenty percent of all infant deaths in Tennessee are due to unsafe sleep practices. Although Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has decreased in Tennessee, preventable sleep-related deaths are on the rise.

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Your guide to health April 4-10

Your guide to health April 4-10

April 3rd, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

The following workshops will give you a heads up on health as you move into spring.

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Need help with addiction? Check out these groups

Need help with addiction? Check out these groups

April 3rd, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

These support groups help those who are battling addictions and provide support for the loved ones of those with addictions.

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Local blood center honors 47 sponsors

Local blood center honors 47 sponsors

April 3rd, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Report

Marsh Regional recently held its seventh annual awards luncheon at Bristol Motor Speedway to honor the top 47 blood drive sponsors for 2013.

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Church Hill Free Medical Clinic holds fund-raiser at Leaping Lizards

Church Hill Free Medical Clinic holds fund-raiser at Leaping Lizards

April 2nd, 2014 8:24 am by Staff Report

The Church Hill Free Medical Clinic will hold a fund-raiser at Leaping Lizards Family Entertainment Center Thursday, April 3. The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Kingsport Aquatic Center offering free water safety classes

Kingsport Aquatic Center offering free water safety classes

March 31st, 2014 6:52 pm by Staff Report

Each Saturday morning, as part of its April "Pools" Events, the Kingsport Aquatic Center will offer free water safety classes for parents and children.

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Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

March 31st, 2014 2:54 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

A flood of last-minute applicants rushed to sign up for health insurance on Monday, deadline day for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more than 100,000 people at a time using the fragile system despite a new spate of intermittent ills.

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