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Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

It is a case about alleged bullying that garnered national and international attention.

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was…

Rebecca Sedwick

Woman tackles world's longest triathlon

The first time I spoke to Norma Bastidas, she was having a rough couple of days.

Norma Bastidas

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable Care Act

President Barack Obama called on his fellow Democrats to "forcefully defend and be proud" of the fact that millions of people have signed up for health care insurance through the federal…

Obama makes Obamacare announcement

Salmonella cases down, but beware of other bacteria

You might want to think twice before heading out to your favorite oyster bar.

Salmonella

Local events raise autism awareness

Autism isn't going away anytime soon, and the need for more resources is growing as children get older.

Spring events coming up to benefit autism awareness and education

The rise of college 'study drugs'

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying. In an environment where the workload is endless and there's…

Adderall

3-D printing the human body

The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing, engineering, and now increasingly in medicine.

3-D ear

The perfect candidate for the gluten free diet

Gluten can be found in whole grains like rye, wheat, and barley.

Gluten-free diets

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

Being apathetic is usually defined as showing a lack of enthusiasm or energy. Most people who experience it say they just aren’t motivated to do anything.

brain

Bogus mammogram results earn woman jail time

A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given…

Mammogram

Blue Ridge Marathon: Runner beats the odds

Kelly Berry is walking, running and training. These are things doctors said she would never be able to do.

Kelly Berry

Vinton pharmacy settles with government over prescription accusations

A Vinton pharmacy for long-term care facilities has settled with the federal government over accusations it filled prescriptions without doctor prescriptions.

PharMerica

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday suggests you might want to reconsider.

Smoking marijuana

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Fat, overweight, obese blurb

Blue Ridge Marathon runner has logged more miles than many cars

You've likely heard of the Tour De France, but have you ever heard of anyone running in it?

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents. But once again, researchers are recommending that parents avoid…

Baby playing with toys

Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

A traditional herbal remedy may treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as an FDA-approved drug treatment, according to a preliminary study published this week in the Annals of the Rheumatic…

Hands, arthritis

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

A dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively (promote) their products by using techniques and venues that appeal to…

Man smokes e-cig

She found love, left sugar and lost weight

Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream.

Cady Stanton
Rebecca Sedwick

Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Fit Friday

FIT FRIDAY: Motivating yourself to push through

Norma Bastidas

Woman tackles world's longest triathlon

Obama makes Obamacare announcement

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable...

Salmonella

Salmonella cases down, but beware of other...

Spring events coming up to benefit autism awareness and education

Local events raise autism awareness

Adderall

The rise of college 'study drugs'

3-D ear

3-D printing the human body

Gluten-free diets

The perfect candidate for the gluten free diet

brain

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

Mammogram

Bogus mammogram results earn woman jail time

Kelly Berry

Blue Ridge Marathon: Runner beats the odds

PharMerica

Vinton pharmacy settles with government over...

Smoking marijuana

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

Fat, overweight, obese blurb

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Blue Ridge Marathon runner has logged more...

Baby playing with toys

Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Hands, arthritis

Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

Man smokes e-cig

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

Cady Stanton

She found love, left sugar and lost weight

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FIT FRIDAY: Motivating yourself to push through

How to power through the wall

Fit Friday

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FIT FRIDAY: Got pain? You're probably not stretching right

Trainers say many people have it all wrong when it comes to stretching

Fit Friday

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FIT FRIDAY: Trying to lose weight? Just write it down

Dieticians talk about the benefits of logging food and exercise

Fit Friday

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FIT FRIDAY: No gym? No problem

Personal trainer gives quick and easy exercises you can do everyday

Fit Friday

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FIT FRIDAY: Lifting weights can be good for your heart and not break your back

Personal trainers say people shouldn't rely on cardio alone to lose weight and get healthy

Fit Friday

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FIT FRIDAY: Making healthy choices in the bread aisle

With so many options, which one is best for you?

FIT FRIDAY: Smartphone apps that will help you lose weight

FIT FRIDAY: Smartphone apps that will help you lose weight

They're out there. Free smartphone applications to help you drop some weight. 

FIT FRIDAY: One tool helps get deep stretches

FIT FRIDAY: One tool helps get deep stretches

It's become one of my best friends during training: the foam roller.

FIT FRIDAY: How to eat in moderation

FIT FRIDAY: How to eat in moderation

Moderation is a tricky word.

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