health

Babies Breathe In Dirt And Bacteria When Crawling, But Science Says It’s Good For Them

Unless there are visible stains on your carpet, it can be easy to forget just how dirty your floor can be. Researchers have found that when babies crawl, they “kick up” lots of dirt, skin and bacteria, and since their nose and mouths are closer to the ground babies breathe in a larger concentration...
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More People Are Choosing an Uber Ride over an Ambulance

Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has become the most popular transportation system around the globe. When it comes to a medical emergency, people are now more likely to use the ride-sharing app rather than calling for an ambulance. According to NPR , the University of Kansas investigated...
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2017 Festival Of Trees

Thank you so much UF Health Office of Development for inviting 98.5 KTK to the 4th annual Festival of Trees at Tioga Town Center! Beautiful trees and wreaths decorated by Children Miracle Network families and sponsors that are truly breathtaking and are auctioned off to riase money for kids and...
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Black Licorice Warning From The Government

As door bells rings as homes open their doors to kids asking for treats, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding everyone that too much black licorice can he harmful to your health. While the two camps are divided about black licorice, those who are devoted fans might want to enjoy your...
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A Better Way To Clean Your House

With the weekend upon us, many will begin the ritual of cleaning the house. For many that cleaning is an all-day "marathon" to get everything done in one swoop. A familiar voice is suggesting you skip the marathon cleanings altogether. Cleaning expert, author and web blogger , Rachel Hoffman, says...
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Eating Alone May Be Dangerous For Your Health

Next time you see someone eating alone you may want to pull up a chair and sit with them. A new report shows that eating alone may put people at an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes. The study found the risks are greater in men than women but in short, people eating alone two to three...
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Sorry Charlie, Chocolate Isn't A Health Food As Chocolate Funded Its Own Health Studies

There's been a lot of good news about chocolate lately, with some reports going as far as calling it a health food. Come to find out many of those studies were funded by chocolate manufacturers such as Nestlé, Mars and Hershey's. A nutrition researcher says that over the last 30 years chocolate...
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Lack Of Dreaming Can Be A Sign Of Poor Health

Trying to remember specifics about a dream may be frustrating when discussing it with someone but if you can honestly say you never dream, it may be a warning sign of your health. Although there are differing opinions on why we dream but our minds dream during the state of sleep we call REM sleep,...
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English Breakfast Tea Linked As Probiotic And May Aid In Weight Loss

Maybe it's time to make the switch from coffee to tea, in particular black teas such as English Breakfast and Green Tea as they apparently excellent for weight loss and well-being. A study says suggests that black and green tea can boost your metabolism, which can aid in weight loss by reducing...
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How Your Personality Influences Weight Management

Managing weight is so easy for some but for most it is a daily struggle. While you may fault weakness, stress and situations for failure, it very well may be your personality that at issue. A research firm has broken down our personalities into five groups: The Thinker, The Craver, The Socializer,...
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