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Get the shot: HPV vaccination can prevent several cancers

Get the shot: HPV vaccination can prevent several cancers

March 20th, 2014 11:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Each year in the U.S. approximately 17,000 women are diagnosed with cancer caused by the human papillomavirus, of which cervical cancer is the most common.

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Your guide to health March 21-27

Your guide to health March 21-27

March 20th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

These seminars and support groups can support your health and wellness.

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Get fit with one of these local classes

Get fit with one of these local classes

March 20th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

The following exercise classes are offered throughout the area.

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Fulmer new spokesperson for regional Red Cross

Fulmer new spokesperson for regional Red Cross

March 18th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

Phillip Fulmer has been named community resiliency spokesperson for the East Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross. In his new role, Fulmer will advocate for emergency planning, disaster response and training for life-saving skills.

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Support for parents of chronically ill children now available

Support for parents of chronically ill children now available

March 18th, 2014 7:46 am by Annette Moreau Giaudrone

New business in Kingsport provides hope, wisdom and emotional support to parents of chronically ill children. Special event and night out for all caregivers Thursday, March 20, 5-9pm at Brushstrokes N' More on East Stone Drive.

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Exploring MDMA as healing stress reliever

Exploring MDMA as healing stress reliever

March 17th, 2014 9:38 am by By Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

It costs about $2,000 to buy an ounce of the illegal drug, the therapist said — enough for roughly 150 doses. She pays her longtime dealer in cash; he gives her a Ziploc bag of white powder.

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Spring forward with these veggies

Spring forward with these veggies

March 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

With spring right around the corner, now is the perfect time to enjoy fresh vegetables. Try these recipes for using early spring veggies.

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Parkinson's advocate to speak in Bristol

Parkinson's advocate to speak in Bristol

March 13th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

Peggy Willocks of Johnson City will speak about her experience with Parkinson's disease and about working with the Michael J. Fox Foundation's Fox Trial Finder during Broadmore Senior Living's next Family Resource Series seminar.

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HIIT: Gear up, throttle down for bursts of fitness

HIIT: Gear up, throttle down for bursts of fitness

March 13th, 2014 11:15 am by EDWARD M. EVELD

"It's the notion of alternating relatively intense exercise with periods of recovery," said Martin Gibala, a kinesiology professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, who has studied the topic for 10 years. "And it can be properly scaled for diff

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Loss of hearing leads to loss of brain tissue

Loss of hearing leads to loss of brain tissue

March 13th, 2014 11:15 am by DANIELLE COMBS

The aging process leads to many changes in body function and appearance. Hair loss, vision loss and hearing loss may all occur. A new study shows that hearing loss also leads to loss of brain tissue.

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