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Sleepless In The Summer? How To Catch Some ZZZs

Now that it’s summer and many of us are taking some vacation time, you’d think we’d be sleeping better. However, the summer months tend to make it even harder for us to get a good night’s rest — and it’s because of what we tend to do in the evenings.

06/26/2013

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New Fitness Test Blurs Line Between Trainers And Doctors

Many people hit the gym to lose weight, but what they’re doing to drop pounds is changing. At Lifetime Fitness, some are now putting themselves through tests more likely to be found in a doctor’s office than a gym.

03/14/2013

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Charges: Man Cuts Wires To Relieve Pressure On Brain

Police say a 65-year-old Hastings man admitted to cutting the wires behind an area business because they were contributing to the pressure on his brain.

03/04/2013

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Health Watch: Tomatoes May Lower Stroke Risk

Lots of homes are stocked with tomatoes fresh out of the garden. And now a new study, published in the journal Neurology, finds there may be some big health benefits to eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods.

10/08/2012

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Researchers: Excessive Sitting Linked To Chronic Diseases

Too much sitting at work or at home could be taking a couple years off your life.

07/10/2012