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How Much Sleep Should You Get to Keep Your Memory Sharp?

We all know getting too little sleep isn’t good for us, but did you know getting too much shuteye can make your memory worse, too?

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Proof Women Are Smarter Than Men

After working with Debbie Ray for nearly 15 years on KTDY and knowing her even longer, being married, and having an 18 year old daughter I've always had proof women are smarter than men but for the first time in 100 years there is proof females are smarter than males.

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Are Teens More Likely to Smoke After Seeing Actors Light Up In Movies?

Currently, movies depicting smoking are often rated PG-13, while smoking accompanied by other adult behaviors such as sex and violence results in a film being slapped with an R rating.

But since a new study suggests teens are more likely to smoke after seeing it on-screen, some people now say all movies with smoking should be restricted to adult viewers only.

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Want Low Blood Pressure? Try Passing Gas

Next time you’re sitting next to someone and they let one rip, don’t just hold your nose and turn away — congratulate them on their low blood pressure. Seems the same gas that produces farts has been shown to control blood pressure in mice.

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Study Reveals Drinking Coffee Can Lower Your Chances of Skin Cancer

Want to avoid skin cancer? Have another cup of joe. A new study finds coffee guzzlers are less likely to develop the most common type of the disease.

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Can Sunscreen Be Considered a Drug?

Last week, a mom in Tacoma, WA. went public after her fair-skinned young daughters came home from an all-day field trip badly sunburned because teachers weren’t allowed to provide them with sunscreen.

Now the policies that led to the incident are being re-examined.

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Medical Breakthrough Can Keep People Alive Even After They’ve Stopped Breathing

Modern medicine has been known to perform the impossible, including resuscitate people on the edge of death. Now doctors will be able to wow us even more since they’ll soon have the ability to keep people alive even if they’ve stopped breathing.

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What’s Drew Brees Doing These Days?

What's Drew Brees doing these days? Looks like our beloved #9 is putting his time off to good use… driving a cab in New York?!  Who Dat Cabbie? Take a look!

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Can Secondhand Smoke Actually Make You Diabetic and Obese?

In the first study of its kind, scientists have used blood markers to determine that non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke could have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Meat Lovers Beware! Tick Bites Could Be Spreading Meat Allergies

As if high cholesterol, heart disease and the potential for Mad Cow aren’t bad enough, now red meat lovers have another threat to contend with — an allergic reaction to beef potentially triggered by a bite from the common lone star tick.

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Having A Doughnut With Breakfast Will Help You Stick To Your Diet

Having a doughnut with breakfast will help you stick to your diet according to new research.  Eating a sweet treat in the morning with a healthy breakfast will help you to stave off cravings throughout the day.

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What’s Your Snack Machine Weakness?

When I read Debbie Ray's story yesterday about "Paying it Forward", it made me think about what I would buy if I found extra change in the snack machine change return tray.

I thought about it for about .3 of a second: 

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