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If Your Fat Your Fat, If Your Stupid Your Stupid, But If Your Both Fat And Stupid Your Screwed

If you go get your shoes shined, and you have to take the guys word for it, there's a good chance you're overweight. Not only is your weight killing you, but it can make you stupid as well. Researchers now tell us the brains of obese people need to work much harder than those of normal weight people to achieve the very same results.

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2-Year Guarantee Entry to Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon for Helping the Young Atheletes Foundation

Every so often Grandma's Marathon offers a chance to be guaranteed to be in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and they help an organization in the process. This year is the year you can help and be guaranteed.

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‘Viagra for Women’ Getting Closer, Currently in Trials

Mad scientists have been hard at work trying to develop a sex-drive-enhancement drug for women ever since those wily old coots emerged nearly 15 years ago with a little blue pill called Viagra. Interestingly enough, it appears as if science is no match for men dedicated to breeding a society full of hornier women, because those fiends have done it.

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Monster Energy Drinks Cited In As The Cause In Five Death Cases

Officials with the Food and Drug Administration are looking into the cause of death of five separate cases that come are linking to Monster Energy Drinks.
According to the reports being analyzed, people have had adverse reactions after consuming the popular drink, which contains 240 milligrams of caffeine - seven times the amount of caffeine found in a 12-ounce cola

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Five Simple Ways To Lower Your Risk For Diabetes

 

Diabetes has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years, and not only among adults. As obesity grows, so does diabetes. There are always additional concerns ( family history etc.) but there are new findings that can curb this growing trend. And, they are easy to incorporate into your daily lifestyle.

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Obamacare To Cost Some Restaurant Employees Their Full Time Status

Red Lobster.  Olive Garden.  Longhorn Steakhouse.  White Castle.  As restaurant owners approach the full roll out of the Affordable Care Act (AKA - Obamacare) and the costs associated with it, they are making changes to maintain the profitability of their company.  Primarily those changes mean a reduction of hours and full-time status for their employees.

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Your Car May Have Counterfeit Airbags, See If Your Car Is On The List

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a statement saying that they have arrested a small ring of auto part suppliers that have been selling counterfeit airbags to be installed in cars. They have released a list for you to check and see if your car is on the list.

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Why Are Some Contagious Diseases Like Whooping Cough And Tuberculosis Making A Comeback?

With Whooping Cough making a resurgence this fall and an uptick in reported cases of Tuberculosis and other seemingly eradicated contagious diseases, a lot of people have been pondering what's gone wrong.

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Coffee Linked To Increased Chance of Glaucoma

You might want to reconsider that second or third cup of coffee;  Researchers have found a link between coffee and increased chances of developing Glaucoma - which can lead to blindness.

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Wisconsin Families Need To Contact Their Family Physicians to Immunize Their Children Beginning October 1st

With the recent outbreak of Whooping Cough and Flu season coming back around, this is important news for parents living in Wisconsin. My family lives in Minnesota and we have a schedule for every shot.

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Get Your Questions Answered With a FREE Car Seat Safety Clinic in Duluth

I was talking with our daycare person Shawna and we were discussing when and how of child seats and how tall the child is and when they move from a seat to booster. Law enforcement will be helping answer your questions for Child Passenger Safety Week.

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Research Reveals Disturbing New Side Effect of Secondhand Smoke

Most of us are aware by now that not only is smoking detrimental to the health who do it, but also to everyone in their vicinity, as secondhand smoke has been labeled a culprit in diseases like respiratory infections, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and lung cancer.

Oops -- and we almost forgot memory loss.

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