Report shows keys to decreasing cancer risk

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A new government report on cancer shows deaths fell in the U.S. from 2000 to 2009, by an average of 1.8 percent a year for men and 1.4 percent for women. But a professor of medicin..
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US court won't stop embryonic stem cell research

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will not stop the U.S. government's funding of embryonic stem cell research, despite some researchers' complaints that the work relies on destro..
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CDC: 1 in 24 admit nodding off while driving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.    And health officials behind the study think the n..
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CDC: Women getting unneeded Paps post-hysterectomy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Many women don't need to be screened for cervical cancer after a hysterectomy, but a new study says most get the test anyway.    A government survey ..
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Lee County residents urged to get flu shot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Wood

Fort Myers, Fla.-- The Lee County Health Department is urging residents and visitors to protect themselves and children from the most common cause of respiratory illness this year ..
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Clinton leaves hospital after treatment for clot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was released from a New York hospital on Wednesday, three days after doctors discovered a blood clot in her head. &..
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Fitness trends for 2013

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards


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Attorney: Hobby Lobby won't offer morning-after pill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

WASHINGTON (AP) - An attorney for Hobby Lobby Stores says the arts and crafts chain won't provide the morning-after and week-after pills in its employee insurance plan when the hea..
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Plastic surgery predictions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards


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Watching Holiday Calories

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Drew Trifelos

Weight Watchers has some great recipes that allow you to have your sweet fix even if you are trying to lose weight: Gingersnap Cookies vs. WW Crackle Spice Drops: Cookies are a mai..
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Avoiding viruses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - It seems like just about everyone has been sick lately.  So, Dr. Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul stopped by this morning with all you need to know about the viru..
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Fitness plan for the holidays

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - It's December, and that means many of us are looking ahead and making our New Year's resolutions.  For many of us that will mean a chance at a clean slate w..
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Dr. Kim discusses a condition known as 'Baseball Finger'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you regularly play baseball or basketball you know it can be easy to injur your hands. The sports put you at risk for a serious injury known as Mallet Finger...
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US to tighten standards for soot pollution

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Friday imposed a new air quality standard that reduces by 20 percent the maximum amount of soot released into the air from smokestacks..
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Burpee workout

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - If you're looking to stay fit this holiday season, there are hundreds of exercise routines out there.  Many target different areas like cardio or strength, ..
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FDA review of tobacco products grinds to a halt

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Talk about a smoke break.    Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 1..
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Child injuries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - There's nothing scarier for a parent, your child gets an injury.  But do you know when it's time to see a doctor or go to the hospital?  Dr. Anette St...
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Angie' List: Choosing a veterinary specialist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- How much would you pay to save your pet? Recent estimates show Americans will spend over $13 billion on general and specialty pet care this year. Medical specialt..
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Keeping healthy for the holidays

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - The holiday parties may leave you with less time for keeping fit with physical activity.  If your looking for ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, we've go..
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Get your lips back

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

Fort Myers, Fla. - Many non-smokers develop lines around their lips known as smokers lips.  If you think all hope of getting ride of them is lost, think again.  Dr. Micha..
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