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Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Minn.A box of doughnuts at a staff meeting may not be as healthy as a bowl of fruit. But if fruit is the only option, people will likely make a healthy choice. "We need to make the healthy choice the easy choice," said Brenda Cossette, Fergus Falls city...
The Oakland TribuneOakland native Ruth Beckford is a Bay Area dance legend who used to thrill audiences with her acrobatic moves. Beckford, was a disciple of the late Katherine Dunham, the matriarch of the modern black dance movement. Beckford taught at Dunham's school in...
The BladeWhen doctors informed Josh Harris, that he had to quit smoking or he'd continue to be plagued with upper respiratory infections, the Toledo man immediately started looking for a substitute. Not yet ready to completely give up smoking, Mr. Harris opted...
Premium Health News ServiceBERRIES MIGHT LOWER HEART RISKS A recent study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association offers more evidence to bolster berries' health benefits. The study included 93,000 women (ages 25-42) who were enrolled in the Nurses' Health...
Authorities in Sacramento allege that a woman slapped a deputy as a way to go to jail and stop smoking. On Friday, Etta Lopez was sentenced to 63 days in jail for battery of a peace officer. She pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge and was...
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Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.St. Lawrence County's ban on smoking on its property is approaching quietly. No one showed up at the first two stop smoking sessions county Public Health put on for employees. "I don't know what to expect," Public Health Director Susan J. Hathaway...
Springfield News-Sun, OhioSOUTH CHARLESTON -- An 18-year-old Southeastern High School senior will not be allowed to participate in graduation or prom activities after she tested positive for nicotine on a random drug test. Southeastern requires students to consent to random drug...
The Columbus DispatchWhenever she plays the slot machines in a casino, Kathleen Weber gets the urge to light up a cigarette. "Every casino I've ever been to, you could smoke," the Galloway resident said. "It's a habit, to go to the casino and smoke. It's a social thing."...
Upcoming Healthy Choices With Diabetes: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May 11, June 8. Group diabetes management class for people who have diabetes and their caregivers. 503 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. To register call 321-207-0851. Hearing Screening: 10:...
The Columbus DispatchThe ban on electronic cigarettes at Scioto Downs Racetrack & Casino has gone up in smoke, and the devices are permitted, casino officials say. That means four of the state's six major gambling venues allow the use of e-cigarettes. "The policy was a...
“It’s Earth Week. There should be zero tolerance in Hagerstown and Washington County for littering of cigarette butts; burning cigarette butts in roadways, and cigarette butts in our beautiful parks.” — Hagerstown “In regard...
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