Stability Training with the BOSU Balance Trainer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS Fla. If you have ever hit a plateau, wanted more variety, or even if you just want to integrate balance and stability challenges into your cardio and strength training r..
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Healthy Kids: Keeping your child safe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.  Just yesterday a 2 -year- old in Fort Myers was killed following a car accident where she was not properly secured in the car.   And recently in ou..
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Hepatitis C deaths up, baby boomers most at risk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed - they are most at risk. Federal health..
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Sex-changing treatment for kids: It's on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

CHICAGO (AP) - A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them ..
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Keep your HEART Healthy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla. It's February and it's Heart month.Did you know that  cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.    And t..
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DC group calls for closure of Heart Attack Grill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Washington, D.C.-based anti-meat advocacy group is asking the owner of a Las Vegas restaurant that prides itself on unhealthy meals to shut down after a customer..
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Government panel considers WTC cancer claims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A government panel is considering whether a multibillion-dollar aid program for people sickened by World Trade Center dust should be expanded to include people who ..
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Stress of child abuse appears to shrink parts of the brain

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new study shows that the stress of child abuse appears to shrink a key region of the brain that regulates emotion, memory, and learning.  Here to discuss t..
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Doctor uses shoulder blade to rebuild voice box

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A doctor at University Hospital in Ann Arbor has used part of a woman's shoulder blade to reconstruct her voice box.    The Detroit Free Pres..
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Heart Bus stops by WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's Valentine's day and what a perfect day for the heart bus to joins us out in our parking lot. There heart bus will be coming to a location near you and here t..
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Bigger is better for most, butt augmentation on the rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS,Fla.- It turns out that more and more women want the derriere of Jennifer Lopez versus that of Twiggy. Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Kim stopped by WINK News to tell us ab..
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Florida's Blood Centers appeal for O negative donors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida's Blood Centers are making an urgent appeal for O-negative blood donations. Officials say the state's supply of O-negative blood has reached critically low ..
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Valentine's Day the Fitness Way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- With Valentine's Day next Tuesday, we are talking about love this Fitness Friday. And love in a relationship is very similar to love in fitness. In order to be su..
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Nearly 1 in 20 US adults over 50 have fake knees

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Nearly 1 in 20 Americans older than 50 have artificial knees, or more than 4 million people, according to the first national estimate showing how common these replac..
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Don't sabotage your diet on Valentine's Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tuesday marks Valentine's Day, and chocolate is all around you. So how can you enjoy the day for lovers and chocolate, without ruining your diet? Kim Barber from ..
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Texting and driving bill is up for review

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Florida House of Representatives is reviewing house bill 299. The bill seeks to make roads safer in Florida by placing a ban on text messaging while driving. ..
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Drug use among Fla. youth drops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Child welfare officials say the number of Florida middle and high school students experimenting with marijuana, alcohol and prescription drugs has dropped...
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Study: Tai chi helps ease symptoms of Parkinson's

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The ancient Chinese exercise of tai chi improved balance and lowered the risk of falls in a study of people with Parkinson's disease.    Symptoms of ..
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Navigating Autism a new program to help parents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Autism now impacts one in 110 children. The diagnosis of autism can be devastating to a family, and the choices for treatment can be overwhelming. But there is a ..
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The new trends for plastic surgery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni


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