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Health Beat: Extreme skin

Health Beat: Extreme skin

Last year, Americans underwent more than 11 million cosmetic procedures and spent nearly $12 billion on skin rejuvenation. Everyone wants their skin to look younger, healthier and better, but some are taking it to an extreme.

Listeria tests prompt fruit recall

Giant Foods has joined the list of stores recalling fruit packaged by a California company, over listeria concerns.

Sanofi Pasteur announces first shipment of flu vaccines

The peak of flu season is still months away, but a Monroe County vaccine maker is ready.

Wilson Area School District board meeting

Wilson Area School District hires new teachers, staff member

Despite continuing cuts to public education throughout the state, the Wilson Area School District has added a number of new staff for the 2014-15 academic year.

Bangor Area School District

Enrollment dips in Bangor

Enrollment will be down again this year when school returns next month at the Bangor Area School District.

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Health Beat: Extreme workouts

Workout routines have taken a tortuous turn. Running through mud and fighting in cages are just some of the latest extreme workouts, but one wrong move and you could be in trouble.

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Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

Officials warn of Chikungunya virus from mosquitoes

Officials warn of Chikungunya virus from mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are a nuisance this time of year, but local doctors are warning of a new and serious disease the pests could be carrying.

KU professor offers insight to Ukraine crisis

KU professor offers insight to Ukraine crisis

Gary Cordner is a professor at Kutztown University. He has traveled to Ukraine several times over the past year to work with police and offer assistance on behalf of the Justice Department.

Alzheimer's - Down syndrome

Health Beat: Down syndrome: The key to Alzheimer's disease?

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. More than 400,000 of them also have Down syndrome. What does a condition seen at birth have in common with a disease typically diagnosed in the elderly? Quite a bit.

Hospital food goes local organic

Hospital food goes local, organic

You've heard of the "farm to table" movement, but what if that table is a hospital bed?

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