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St Jude celebrities Frank Sinatra, Garth Brooks, Denny Hamlin, Ray Romano
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Celebs of All Kinds Get Involved With St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Over the years, many people in the public eye—including actors, NASCAR drivers, musicians, political leaders, supermodels and more—have gotten involved with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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5 Surprising Facts About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

You may know St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was founded with the specific goal of curing cancer in children, but there’s probably a whole lot more about it you don’t know.

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February Is Heart Health Month

It's "Heart Health Month" this month, and according to the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. There a number of measures you can take to maintain a healthy heart.

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Frostbite – Symptoms, Prevention And Treatment

Recently, we shared information about hypothermia, and how to prevent it. With many of you working outside in the elements or enjoying outdoor winter sports, we thought it might be a good idea to give you a closer look at frostbite, what it is and how to prevent it.

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What You Should Know About Hypothermia During The Cold

January is certainly acting like January in Central New York, and with the extreme cold temperatures, we would like to share some thoughts on cold weather hypothermia. Many of you work outside or enjoy outdoor winter sports and recreation, so it's important not to get over exposed in the cold.

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Local Hospitals Offer Flu Prevention Tips

"Tis the season", flu season, and local hospitals have some health tips on how to prevent getting the flu.

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Go Take A Walk – It’s Good For You

I'm sure many of us have been told to "Go take a walk' at one time or another, and that's good advice. In fact, a new study indicates that 10-minute walks can help those who may be at risk of developing high blood pressure.

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Oneida County Flu Outbreak

Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Oneida County Health Department says lab testing has confirmed 94 cases of influenza over the last week within the county.

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Eat less By Serving Food From The Kitchen Counter

Many of us would like to lose weight and sometimes go on extreme diets and take up restrictive eating patterns. A new study suggests that if you serve food from a kitchen counter instead of keeping it on the table, people tend to eat less.

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Coffee May Lower Risk Of Depression In Women

I don't know about your workplace, but at Big Frog 104, we drink coffee by the vat! Now, a new study suggests that drinking coffee containing caffeine could help women prevent depression.

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Best to Hit a Deer or Swerve to Miss it?

You could call it deer season on the road.  According to Cornell Cooperative Extension it's peak season for vehicle-deer collisions.  It's that loving time of the year for deer which puts them on the move. Add hunting season and more people in the woods, and you get deer running  with abandon.  So when one crosses your path on the road do you it or swerve to miss it?

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Category: Health, This And That
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Phrases For Relaxation, Lower Blood Pressure and Stress Relief

 

Doctors have told many of us we need to relax, lower our blood pressure and de-stress.  If you were an avid Seinfeld fan, the phrase "Serenity Now" needs no explanation.   It was a phrase the George's dad was supposed to use to lower his blood pressure.  Without realizing it, I have apparently adopted that philosophy only with different phrases.  Do you have a relaxation phrase?

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Category: Health, This And That

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