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Scientists Trace Virus Outbreak to…A Reusable Grocery Bag?

Reusable grocery bags are supposed to cut down on plastic waste and help the environment, but officials in Oregon recently learned they can also be breeding grounds for dangerous pathogens.

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How Obese Will Americans Be in 2030?

We’ve seen the statistical future and it doesn’t look good. Studies show that an alarming amount of Americans will be considered obese in 18 years.

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Ryan Weisgerber, Flickr
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Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain? – Survey of the Day

According to a massive survey of more than 353,000 adults of all ages by Gallup, almost half of Americans over the age of 18 suffers from chronic pain.

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How Many Years Can Jogging Add to Your Life?

Want to live longer? Then start jogging. While that might seem like a chore, there’s even better news. You only need to jog a little bit to extend your time on earth.

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Mother Arrested for Taking Daughter, 5, to Tanning Salon — What’s Her Defense? [VIDEO]

New Jersey resident Patricia Krentcil was arrested after she took her daughter, 5, into a tanning salon.

The little girl suffered burns and Krentcil was charged with second-degree child endangerment.

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May Is Asthma Awareness Month

Having been personally affected by asthma, I know the importance of both clean air and making a conscious effort to not affect others who may have asthma.

I have been suffering from asthma since I was a child; and we lost our mom to an asthma attack in 2004

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Lafayette Rabies Clinics Saturday, April 28

Does your dog need a rabies vaccination? Local law requires "all animals maintained in the parish of Lafayette, over the age of four months, to be vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian and registered with the city yearly."

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De-Stressing Isn’t As Hard As You Think

This morning, CJ, Debbie Ray & I were talking about stress. As we all know, it takes a long-term toll on our health.  It's widely know that exercise and sleep are crucially important in reducing stress.

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I Just Went For A Bike Ride: Success!!

Was I worried it wouldn't be a success?  Yup!  Reason being:  bad tires.  My bicycle has been sitting in the barn for 5 years now, with NO maintenance.  I used compressed air to spray off the dust and cobwebs, then aired up the tires, adjusted the seat, and hit the road.

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Are You an Apple or a Pear? Help Science and Make $1400!

Want to make $1400 and help science? Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge will conduct a new clinical trial to determine why women carry weight differently and how it may affect health. The Apple & Pear Study is open to females between the ages of 18-40 years old. 

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7 Best Foods for Cardio Health [AUDIO]

If you happened to miss Dr. Kevin's segment of  Wellness Wednesday, or if you just want to listen again.. HERE YOU GO!

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Music Livens Up Man In Nursing Home

Many quotes about music can be found online with a simple search for 'music quotes', but none of these are as effective at getting the point across as to how music affects people as this video:

"Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak." William Congreve

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