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Why vaping doesn’t help smokers quit

A new study shows that smoking electronic cigarettes will not help you quit smoking real cigarettes. Read more

Why vaping doesn’t help smokers quit

A new study shows that smoking electronic cigarettes will not help you quit smoking real cigarettes. Read more

As some airline seats get bigger, experts caution against 'fat shaming and bias'

With passengers on some United Airlines flights poised to get more seating room, health experts caution against shaming people for their size, as obesity continues to be chronic health condition for much of the U.S. population. Read more

NASA To Boldly Go Where No Agency Has Gone Before: The Sun

Full day of events wraps up 2018 Bagelfest

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MATTOON -- Chris Dawson and his dog Ella shared some red, white and blue attire, but he wanted to m… Read more

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California’s ACA Rates To Rise 8.7% Next Year

The average increase in California is smaller than the double-digit hikes expected around the nation, due largely to a healthier mix of enrollees and more competition in its marketplace. Still, health insurance prices keep growing faster than wages and general inflation. Read more

This ground-breaking study could change breast cancer treatment forever

A ground-breaking breast cancer study suggests that many patients can skip chemotherapy and still beat the disease. Read more

Digestive enzyme supplements for heartburn?

My love affair with spicy food came to a sad end a few years ago. Age-- and I'm guessing too many jalapenos-- have left me prone to heartburn if I eat meals with a fiery flare. My doctor says there's no underlying condition causing the problem, and advises me to avoid the foods that seem to trigger symptoms. Read more

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Bringing Finland to America: Lessons from the happiest place on Earth

Finland, which topped the United Nations report this year as the happiest country on the planet, is a land filled with saunas, forests and … Read more

10 great Father's Day gifts for all kinds of dads

You could go with a classic tie or "World's Best Dad" mug, but why not step your Father's Day game up a bit? These 10 gift ideas have a lit… Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

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Connections between fibromyalgia and diet

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain and tenderness throughout the body. Other common symptoms include sleep difficulties, fatigue, depression, anxiety, cognition and memory problems, migraine headaches, and digestive problems. A significant percentage of... Read more

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Relief for carpal tunnel syndrome

Q: I get numbness and tingling in the fingers. Does that sound like carpal tunnel syndrome? A: You probably have made the right self-diagnosis. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Impaired sleep over many years may be a risk factor for some forms of dementia

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that sleep deprivation eventually could lead to Alzheimer's disease? ANSWER: There have been a number of studies looking at the effect of sleep on disorders that impair cognitive function, such as Alzheimer's disease. Although no research has shown a clear link between... Read more

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Check your summer vacation photos: One could win you $1,000

Then let your friends know they should vote for your photos. The contest voting period is July 17-23.

Check your summer vacation photos: One could win you $1,000

Then let your friends know they should vote for your photos. The contest voting period is July 17-23.