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Your guide to health May 30 through June 5

Your guide to health May 30 through June 5

May 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Presentations on skin cancer, CPR, diabetes, stress management, heart health and senior health available this coming week.

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Support available for those grieving or in need of emotional or medical care

Support available for those grieving or in need of emotional or medical care

May 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

The Community Counseling Clinic at East Tennessee State University offers free services to area residents.

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Study: 30 percent of world is now fat, no country immune

Study: 30 percent of world is now fat, no country immune

May 28th, 2014 10:47 pm by Associated Press

The highest rates were in the Middle East and North Africa, where nearly 60 percent of men and 65 percent of women are heavy.

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Embrace avocado: Local experts tout fruit full of nutrients

Embrace avocado: Local experts tout fruit full of nutrients

May 24th, 2014 2:15 pm by Marci Gore

Many of us may remember when the nutrition and diet experts advised us to steer clear of guacamole when dining out at our favorite Mexican restaurants. Now the experts tell us that the once-taboo ingredient is actually quite good for us.

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Back pain, depression hurt 25% of seniors

Back pain, depression hurt 25% of seniors

May 22nd, 2014 5:15 pm by JACK KELLY

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are studying the most effective means of treating chronic low back pain and symptoms of depression — together — in those 60 or older.

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Free one-day camp helps kids cope with grief

Free one-day camp helps kids cope with grief

May 22nd, 2014 5:13 pm by Staff Report

Camp Courage uses storytelling, games, art and relaxation to help kids work through their feelings.

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Cancer Center accepting nominations for annual cancer care advocacy award

Cancer Center accepting nominations for annual cancer care advocacy award

May 22nd, 2014 5:11 pm by Staff Report

The Southwest Virginia Cancer Center in Norton is accepting nominations for its annual award given to a volunteer who shows exceptional dedication in advocating for cancer patients in Southwest Virginia.

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3-D dental imaging means better patient care

3-D dental imaging means better patient care

May 22nd, 2014 5:09 pm by Dr. Kevin Martin

The state-of-the-art in implant treatment planning and placement now involves the use of three-dimensional imaging.

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Get fit with one of these local classes

Get fit with one of these local classes

May 22nd, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Report

Try Fit Steps, an exercise club in Kingsport that meets at the V.O. Dobbins Sr. Complex.

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Your guide to health for May 23-29

Your guide to health for May 23-29

May 22nd, 2014 5:05 pm by Staff Report

Sessions this coming week will focus on controlling diabetes, preparing for joint replacement surgery, making salads, and COPD.

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