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As flu hits area hard, local nurse has flu prevention tips

By Katie Cawood Flu season is back again, and the Centers for Disease Control says the flu is now widespread in 29 of the 54 states and territories that it tracks. They also made an announcement earlier this month that this year’s flu shot might not be as effective due to rapidly mutating flu viruses. Full Article

Medicare providers complain of duplicative audits

MIAMI (AP) — Health care companies say they’re losing millions of dollars that are tied up in appeals because of increasing numbers of Medicare audits. But a new report ...Full Article

Computer Screens, Smartphones and TVs – Blue Light From Electronic Devices Raising Concerns For Eye Health

Your morning probably starts off in a routine. You might watch the weather report on your flatscreen TV before jumping into the shower, answer an email on your tablet ...Full Article

The Truth About Gluten; Gluten-free facts from the experts

Celebrities, athletes, talk show hosts and nearly 30 percent of people say they are turning to gluten-free diets to solve health issues from “foggy mind” to bloating and obesity. ...Full Article

Surgeon General Links Colon Cancer, Diabetes To Smoking

  By Miriam Falco   (CNN) — Fifty years ago, smoking was linked to cancer in the first surgeon general’s report on tobacco. On Friday, Dr. Boris Lushniak, the ...Full Article

5 Things To Know About Acetaminophen

  By Jacque Wilson   (CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a warning to doctors about prescribing medications with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Although ...Full Article

‘Pregorexia': Extreme Dieting While Pregnant

By Kelly Wallace (CNN) — Mom-to-be Maggie Baumann knew she most definitely would not be “eating for two.” She couldn’t. During her first pregnancy, she was extremely preoccupied with ...Full Article

Children’s Vision Screening Program

  By: Heather Qualkenbush (Vincennes, Indiana) –On Monday, November 25th, Knox County RSVP will be hosting a free open screening for children between the ages of 3 and 6. ...Full Article

Diabetes Continues To Spread Around The World

By Jacque Wilson   On World Diabetes Day, news about the disease’s global impact is dire. An estimated 382 million people worldwide have diabetes, according to a new report ...Full Article

Tumor Paint: Changing The Way Surgeons Fight Cancer

By Jacque Wilson   (CNN) — The audience at Pop! Tech’s annual conference rose to its feet as Dr. Jim Olson wrapped up his talk on Tumor Paint. “In ...Full Article