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Study: Having Shingles May Increase Risk Of Having Stroke

According to a new study, having shingles may increase the risk of having a stroke.

01/06/2014

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CDC Issues Travel Health Advisory For St. Martin

U.S. health officials have issued a travel advisory for the Caribbean island of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne disease.

12/18/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Pay It Forward Friday: Walk To Defeat ALS

Join the Journey! Welcome to my personal fundraising page as a member of Ed’s Journey, a Walk Team dedicated to my Father-In-Law, Ed Vetter. Make a donation as a virtual walker or join my team […]

92.9 The Game–09/12/2013

Dr. Jose Antonio Leon takes a blood sample for a quick HIV test, during an activity sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to celebrate the World Condom Day, in Mexico City, on Feb. 11, 2011. (credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Mysterious New AIDS-Like Disease

Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV.

08/25/2012

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Bald Eagle Deaths Investigated

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say eight bald eagles found dead on a lake near the Georgia-South Carolina border died of a disease linked to an invasive weed. The Augusta Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/JmXUlA) that the deaths were the […]

WAOK-AM–04/19/2012

September Is Sickle Cell Disease Month

Sickle Cell Disease is a blood disorder that affects red blood cells and can inhibit their ability to deliver oxygen throughout the body.

09/16/2010