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Fitness for Veterans

Updated: 01/21/2013 - Fitness is no longer a limiting factor for disabled veterans and disabled members of the armed forces. The City of Reno hosts a program called 'Fit but Not Forgotten,' which helps them work out no matter what physical limitations they might face.

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Marines Studying Mindfulness-Based Training

Posted: 01/19/2013 - The U.S. Marine Corps is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.

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New Trend for Expectant Mothers: Sonogram Parties

Posted: 01/21/2013 - Forget baby showers, expecting parents are taking baby buzz to a whole new level. The most recent craze in America among pregnant women gets you up close and personal.

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ER Visits Tied to Energy Drinks Double Since 2007

Posted: 01/16/2013 - A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide in a recent four-year span.

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Risk to All Ages: 100 Kids Die of Flu Each Year

Updated: 01/15/2013 - Twenty flu-related deaths have been reported in children so far this winter - one of the worst tolls this early in the year since health officials began keeping track.

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Staying on the Health Track and Off the Couch

Updated: 01/15/2013 - After the first few weeks into January, the novelty of your New Year's resolutions to stay healthy might start to wear off, but there are ways to help you stay on track throughout the year.

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NYPD Looks To GPS Bottles To Combat Pill Bandits

Posted: 01/15/2013 - The New York Police Department wants pharmacies in and around the city to fight prescription drug thefts by stocking pill bottles fitted with GPS tracking chips.

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Why Many Americans Go To Work Sick

Updated: 01/15/2013 - The Centers for Disease Control is calling it the "worst flu season" in four years, but being diagnosed with the flu isn't stopping millions of Americans from going to work

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Local Business Launches Low-Calorie Martini Product

Updated: 01/22/2013 - Fast Food and sugar are some things you have to give up to keep the pounds off, but one guilty pleasure you can keep is alcohol thanks to a local couple and their low-calorie business.

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Coca-Cola to Address Obesity for First Time in Ads

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Coca-Cola became one of the world's most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it's taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity.

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Hospitals Crack Down on Workers Refusing Flu Shots

Posted: 01/13/2013 - Patients can refuse a flu shot. Should doctors and nurses have that right, too? That is the thorny question surfacing as U.S. hospitals increasingly crack down on employees who won't get flu shots, with some workers losing their jobs over their refusal.

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Not Too Late for a Flu Shot

Posted: 01/11/2013 - Amidst a deadly flu outbreak sweeping the nation infection rates in Nevada remain low. So far, only 22 cases have been confirmed and no deaths have been reported state-wide. Still, that number is up more than 50% from just two weeks ago, and health officials warn that the season is just getting started.

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Judge Approves Exhumation Of Lottery Winner's Body

Posted: 01/11/2013 - A judge has granted authorities permission to exhume the body of a Chicago lottery winner who was fatally poisoned with cyanide just as he was about to collect his $425,000 payout.

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FDA: Less Ambien for Women

Posted: 01/10/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is requiring the manufacturer of Ambien to reduce dosage levels for women.

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Hand Washing And the Flu Virus

Updated: 01/10/2013 - The flu epidemic isn't bad in Nevada. But the state health division says confirmed cases are up 57% from only two weeks ago. They say something as simple as washing your hands can be the single most important thing you can do to stop influenza from spreading. We say “can” because not everyone takes the time to wash hands properly.

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