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Exercisers Have Fatter Paychecks

Posted: 06/08/2012 - Researchers at Cleveland State University now say there's a connection between how much you work out, and how much money you make.

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Man Gets Double Arm Transplant

Posted: 06/07/2012 - A Mexican man whose arms were severely burned by electricity became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double arm transplant, doctors said Thursday.

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Study: Smart Bomb Drug Affects Breast Cancer

Posted: 06/02/2012 - Doctors have successfully dropped the first "smart bomb" on breast cancer, using a drug to deliver a toxic payload to tumor cells while leaving healthy ones alone.

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NYC Proposes Ban on Sale of Oversized Sodas

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity - an expansion of his administration's efforts to encourage healthy behavior by limiting residents' choices.

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Study Says Formerly Fat Women are Seen as Less Attractive

Posted: 05/30/2012 - Formerly obese women may still be considered unattractive even after they lost their excess weight. A recently published study showed people judge thin women differently if they knew about their weight history.

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High UV Level for Reno

Updated: 05/30/2012 - High UV levels for the Reno area have dermatologists urging people to take precautions. The UV level for Wednesday was considered unusually high.

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1 in 3 Obese -- Including the Homeless

Posted: 05/27/2012 - Obesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless. While the popularized image of a homeless individual is one of skin and bones, a new study shows the reality is not so. One in three (32.3%) homeless individuals in the United States is obese, highlighting a hunger-obesity paradox.

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Rural Health Emergency Summit in Fallon

Posted: 05/26/2012 - Emergency response leaders from rural counties across Nevada are gathering in Churchill County in the coming week for a Public Health Rural Emergency Preparedness Summit.

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Georgia Woman Learns Toll of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Updated: 05/18/2012 - Faced with the prospect of losing both hands and her one remaining foot, a young Georgia woman battling to survive a case of flesh-eating bacteria that has already claimed one leg mouthed the words "Let's do this."

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WCSD Manages Students With Food Allergies

Updated: 05/18/2012 - So many kids have been diagnosed with severe food allergies in our area, the Washoe County School District has come out with a 24-page policy that outlines what should be done in case a child suffers an allergic reaction.

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Addiction Series: Drug and Alcohol

Updated: 05/17/2012 - The National Institute of Drug Abuse estimates ten percent of Americans have a drug or alcohol problem.

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TB Patient Charged for Not Taking Medication

Posted: 05/16/2012 - A tuberculosis patient has been charged in California after authorities said he failed to take medication for the highly contagious disease.

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Lawyers: Criminal Probe Targets Egg Magnate, Aides for 2010 Outbreak

Posted: 05/16/2012 - Lawyers representing a disgraced egg industry magnate, his son and one of their company's financial officers say their clients are potential targets of a criminal investigation into the 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of Americans and led to a massive recall of their products.

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Addiction Series: Love/Relationship Addiction

Posted: 05/16/2012 - Throughout this addiction series, therapist Michele Happe says addicts find something to fill the void they feel inside. As the series continues, Happe says some addicts fill the void with a person.

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Addiction Series: Shopping Addiction

Posted: 05/16/2012 - The addiction series continues on KOLO 8 News Now. Experts say "shopoholism" affects many people and can destroy relationships, drain your savings and get you in trouble with the law.

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More U.S. Adults Sleepwalking

Posted: 05/15/2012 - More American adults say they have problems with sleepwalking. That's the headline of a new study by Stanford University.

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President to Meet a Resident Who is Not Necessarily a Supporter

Posted: 05/14/2012 - Every once in a while an average American gets to do something extraordinary. Today is one of those days. And days like this are likely to become more frequent as the presidential campaigns make an effort to appear in-touch with average Americans. Sometimes it doesn't always turn out as planned.

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Lips Read for Woman With Flesh-Eating Disease

Updated: 05/14/2012 - The parents of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating bacterial infection say they've learned to read lips and are now able to communicate with their daughter.

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