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T.G. Sheppard Hospitalized

Country music legend T.G. Sheppard has spent a lot of time on the road this year, but unfortunately, he's laid up for the time being. After performing at the Reunion of Professional Entertainers (R.O.P.E.) awards on Thursday night (Oct. 11), the 'Devil in the Bottle' hitmaker was admitted to the hospital over the weekend.

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Excessive Cleanliness Can Cause Allergies and Asthma
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Washing Your Hands Leads to Asthma, Says Science (Well, Sort Of)

Most of us have been taught that cleanliness is the best way to ensure good health. But experts now say that excessive use of things like hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap may be responsible for an increase in allergies and asthma among kids.

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Teen Loses Stomach After Drinking Liquid Nitrogen Enhanced Cocktail

While it may seem strange, bars will sometimes use liquid nitrogen to spruce up the presentation of their drinks. Although the substance causes severe burns when touched directly, in its room-temperature gaseous form it creates a fog-like effect and should be harmless.

Trying telling that to Gaby Scanlon. The English woman was celebrating her 18th birthday with friends Thursday night when she ordered a cocktail featuring room-temperature liquid nitrogen at Oscar's Wine Bar in Lancaster.

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Pediatricians Urge Parents to Keep Kids Off Trampolines to Avoid Injuries

Trampolines might seem like a fun way to keep kids entertained and in shape when they are at home. But according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) their risks outweigh their benefits.

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New Study Reveals Almost Half of All Americans Will Be Obese by 2030

With countless reports weighing in on the unfit conditions of the great American waistline expansion project, it should come as no surprise that the battle of the bulge is in no way coming to a screeching halt.

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Is Sneezing Into Your Elbow the Healthy Thing to Do?

Most of us have been taught to cover our mouths when we cough or sneeze, but for the last five years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been trying to persuade kids to cover their convulsive expulsions with their elbows, instead of using their hands.

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Temper Tantrums in Children Could Be a Sign of Serious Problems

Witnessing a temper tantrum oozing from the sticky mouth of a spoiled little whipper-snapper is not only a less than desirable experience, but it also carries enough nerve-bending weight to turn us adults into the Jimmy Hoffa of the local cherry red behind union.

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Have You Smoked a Cigarette in the Past Week? — Survey of the Day

Between the persistency of the surgeon general and bans everywhere from workplaces to bars, being a smoker should be harder than it’s ever been before.

But are these anti-smoking efforts actually causing a decline in the rates of cigarette consumption?

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Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health

You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again.

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New Research Claims Exercise May Help You Stop Smoking

Smokers who have tried to quit in the past using patches, gum, voodoo witchdoctor magic and other addiction propaganda may just want to step outside for a run the next time they feel the need to smoke,.

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What’s the Biggest Health Problem Facing Kids? — Survey of the Day

It’s probably safe to say that kids these days aren’t as healthy as youngsters have been in the past.

But of all the health risks that children of the 21st century face, which poses the biggest threat?

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Chinese Man Builds Himself Awesome Bionic Hands

A Chinese man who lost both of his hands eight years ago after a homemade bomb exploded, has built himself a new pair of hands. Yes, he built himself a pair of bionic hands.  We know what you’re thinking….how did he even start without any hands in the first place?  

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