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West Nile Virus Found In Mosquito Pool In Town Of Sullivan

The Madison County Health Department announced today that West Nile virus was found in a mosquito pool collected in the Town of Sullivan in Madison County on Moore Road.

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Two Brands of Toothpaste Recalled Due to Possible Wood Fragments

If you have Sensodyne or Biotene toothpaste brands, you may want to take a look at the product code. One of the tubes you have in your medicine chest may contain wood chips, which would only be fine if you were George Washington! The manufacturer has released recall information on the products.

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Healthy Foods That Can Cause Weight Gain

While you're trying to eat healthier you still need to be careful. A lot of healthy foods can actually cause some weight gain too. Here's a few foods to watch out for if you're eating too much of it. 

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Sore Throat Is A Symptom Of Latest Foot And Mouth Virus Here In CNY

If your child is complaining about a sore throat this summer it may lead to something more serious. Believe it or not, a sore throat is a symptom in a new foot and mouth virus here in Central New York.

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New Videogame Will Help You Lose Weight

Looking for a pretty easy way to lose weight? Just play video games. Researchers have developed an online video game that they claim can help help you lose weight as little as a week of playing it.

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West Nile Virus Found In Cicero

The Onondaga County Health Department has found the West Nile virus in the town of Cicero. Evidence of West Nile was found on Island Road.

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How To Protect Yourself And Prevent Lyme Disease In New York

Pop singer Avril Lavigne just opened up to the media for the first time about her battle with Lyme Disease. Through the course of the interview she discussed how to prevent this terrible disease from happening.

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3 Websites to Keep Your Child Learning Through the Summer

Now that Summer vacation is finally here for most kids, the learning will stop and the fun begins! For the child this is a relief, but for the parent it may be a cause for concern. Luckily, there are a few websites that will allow your child to keep learning and have a little fun in the process!

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New Method to Make Newborns Sleep Longer May Make You Cringe [Poll]

Though I have not yet experienced the beauty of parenthood, I have heard all the stories about how challenging the first few months can be when it comes to getting sleep. The siblings of Bellmore Merrick Pediatrics in Bellmore, NY have a new method to help with the process, but it's raising a few eyebrows.

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New Research Shows Most Sunblocks Don’t Work, Is Yours One of Them?

Although Summer doesn't officially begin until June 21st, the Summer temperatures are here and sticking around. With that it's important to protect yourself from the sun. When choosing your sunblock, it's important to make sure you're using the right ones!

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Kenny Chesney Asks For iPod Donations For Alzheimer’s Patients [VIDEO]

We've all been touched by someone with Alzheimers.  If not a family member, then a friend's relative, most of us have seen the devastating effects.   Kenny Chesney has joined with a group called Music and Memory that think listening to music can at least alleviate some of the afflictions.

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Upstate Medical Student Kathleen Isles Receives The Surprise of Her Life

Kathleen Isles is a medical student at Upstate in Syracuse and she participated in a video contest hosted by Welch Allyn and Heart to Heart International. She was born and raised in Skaneateles and her inspiration to work in the medical field stems from being a childhood cancer survivor, which is a point she touched on in her video. Well, Kathleen got the surprise of a lifetime during class!

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