Need help avoiding hangover? Less booze, more H2O

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago attorney Colleen Gorman has a holiday ritual that doesn't involve buying presents or counting down to midnight: She goes online looking for new hangover reme..
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Oklahoma baby is 3rd sickened by rare bacteria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by bacteria sometimes associated with tainted infant formula.    The child, from Tulsa County..
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3 contract hepatitis C from infected donor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people have contracted hepatitis C from an infected organ donor in Kentucky.    ..
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3 collect cash from Indiana for quitting smoking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three ex-smokers from Elkhart, Indianapolis and Markelville have collected a total of $5,000 in cash prizes from the state of Indiana for kicking the habit.&nbs..
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Fitness Friday: Are carbs your enemy?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fitness on the Move Expert Mike Drumm tells us the difference between good and bad carbs...and why you shouldn't eliminate them from your diet altogether.
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Money for Ohio patient who had towels left in body

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio man who had two towels left in his body after surgery at a veterans hospital has won a $275,000 settlement from the federal government.    F..
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LMHS launches alternative to open heart surgery

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Certain people in need of open heart surgery now have an alternative, and it's putting Southwest Florida on the map. Health Park is the only hospital in our area..
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ADHD drugs safe for adults' hearts, research finds

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - The biggest study of its kind says Ritalin and other drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder are safe for adults' hearts.    The results echo f..
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Dr. Kim talks skin cancer statistics and prevention

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime. One person dies of melanoma every hour.  Dr. Michael Kim talks about the startling statis..
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House of Raeford recalling cooked chicken breasts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - House of Raeford is recalling more than 4,100 pounds of cooked chicken breasts which may be contaminated with a bacteria.    The U.S. Department of..
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FDA panel backs birth control patch despite risks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ADELPHI, Md. (AP) - A panel of federal health advisers said Friday that a birth control patch from Johnson & Johnson probably carries a higher risk of blood clots than older dr..
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Fitness Friday: Goal setting in 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Did you reach your fitness goals for 2011? Do you have a new fitness plan for 2012? The American College of Sports Medicine recently released their annual survey ..
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Which cereals have more sugar than a Twinkie?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- With 2012 right around the corner, why wait for New Year's Resolutions? Here to discuss changing your children's diet and health now, is Dr. Annette Saint Pierre-..
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Romaine lettuce blamed for E. coli outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that romaine lettuce from a single farm is likely to blame for an E. coli outbreak in Missouri a..
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Lake County warning of whooping cough outbreak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) - Lake County health officials are warning of an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.    There have been 138 confirmed cases in t..
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FDA debates over-the-counter morning-after pill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is considering whether it's OK for young teenagers to buy emergency contraception without a prescription. Teva Pharmaceuticals wants its Plan..
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Grape tomatoes recalled over salmonella concern

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis-based produce company is recalling some grape tomatoes that could potentially be contaminated with salmonella.    Front Row Produce says..
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World AIDS Day, 1.2 million Americans live with the disease

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amanda Bibey

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City health officials are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs before they are too sick or their immune system too weak. ..
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Consumer Reports finds arsenic in your apple juice

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

There may be arsenic in your morning glass of apple juice. It's a frightening truth uncovered by a Consumer Reports investigation. While the government limits arsenic in water,&nbs..
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Medicare's drug coverage gap shrinks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare's prescription coverage gap is getting noticeably smaller and easier to manage this year for millions of older and disabled people with high drug costs. ..
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