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Just How Safe Are Electronic Cigarettes?

We all know that smoking tobacco is harmful, so many smokers have switched to e-cigs. The question is just how safe are e-cigs? According to an article in Womans Health, they can junk up the air pretty well.

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Why Do Your Knees Pop When You Bend Over to Pick Something Up?

Every once in awhile, one of my knees will "pop". Sometimes, I can even crack my knees (like cracking your knuckles.) Does that ever happen to you? Is it dangerous?

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What’s the Perfect Bedroom Temperature During the Cold Winter Months?

For many of us, the colder the outdoor temperature, the colder we feel indoors, so we pile on the comforters and maybe an extra blanket on the bed to keep us warm. We may even crank up the thermostat a couple degrees. But, is this the right thing to do?

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Why Can’t Statin Users Eat Grapefruit? How Does Grapefruit Affect Cholesterol Medications

If you've been prescribed a statin by your doctor to control high cholesterol, chances are you're aware that you shouldn't eat grapefruit or drink its juice.  But why?

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Inspiring Man Delivers Hope To Minneapolis Streets

Allan Law is a former teacher in Minneapolis, Minnesota, who saw first hand some of the poverty issues happening in the inner city. When he retired from teaching he decided to do something about it.

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Duluth Emergency Teams Roll Out Vial Of Life Program To Help Save Lives

I remember a similar program like this back in the 1970's.  It looks like officials with the Duluth Police and the Duluth Fire Departments are resurrecting the Vial of Life program.

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20 Mistakes To Avoid During the Winter Season

Although we're not yet in the depths of winter, now is a good time to examine things we definitely do not want to do, courtesy of the Weather.Com After reading the article, I picked up a couple "don't" things I've been doing. Maybe you will too.

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Elizabeth Chan Releases Video For Fans, Song Is Hit In Phillipines

Elizabeth Chan is currently riding on her hit song "Something About The Holidays", but found out the Phillipines have made it a hit song, and so released the video for the song. She is working on the video for the American hit.

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What Happens Behind The Scenes At KOOL 101.7 May Shock You, Watch The Video

The biggest question I get asked as a Radio Talent is: Do you have tickets you can give me. Which has nothing to do with this post, the second biggest question people ask me: What do you guys do when you aren't talking on the radio. We keep things under wraps most of the time, but now you can see what actually happens during a typical day.

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Animal Allies Pet Of The Week Wants To Just Get Along, and Go Home

Betsy called in today and we talked about the pet of the week. Winston, poor guy, he was in another home and the owners had to let him go because they said the other pets singled him out and would exclude him, they didn't like him.

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Why Are Prescription Generic Drug Prices Rising? Lack Of Competition And Questionable Business Practices To Blame

If you're on a long-term maintenance prescription medication, chances are you've been directed to a generic form to help bring down your costs.  But what happens when the prices of those generics start to rise?

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Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Underway, Good Reminders To Be Prepared

Winter made a quick appearance in Minnesota and Wisconsin this year.  The snowfall was a good reminder of what season we are transitioning to.  Now it is time to get ready for the upcoming winter season.  Vehicles are getting a pre-winter check-up, snow removal equipment is being prepared for use, winter clothing is being seen etc.

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