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Morning Light Can Improve Your Health

We love it when science tells us to do things we actually love doing. Today's good news: If you normally spend your mornings cooped up in a car or cubicle, go outside and enjoy some fresh air, because new research has found a very strong link between morning light and body mass index (BMI, which is calculated from your weight and height).

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Spray Sunscreen – Is It Safe?

When the spray sunscreens hit the market some years ago, my first reaction was “Finally!!!”  Maybe you had the same reaction because you know how much of a pain in the butt it is to apply the lotion by hand. 

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Caffeine – We Knew It Wasn’t Good For You

Hey, remember when you were a kid and you would ask your mom or dad for a sip of their coffee and you always would get the reply “It will stunt your growth”?  Usually all it took to get us off the coffee kick as kids was that first sip of hot black tar with no sugar or cream.

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Ribeye Recall: Check Your Meat Before Your BBQ

A beef recall is affecting more than four thousand pounds of beef over concerns about mad cow disease.

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Tis The Season For Hay Fever And Allergies [VIDEO]

The past few days, we've had a local pollen alert for much of central New York. While April showers bring May flowers, often at this time of the year, hay fever and allergy sufferers have to deal with pollen in the air.

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Utica/Rome Number 18 Healthiest Small Town In America

Despite the fact you may be calling into work on a regular basis, Utica and Rome are in fact some of the healthiest cities in America. 

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It’s Wellness Day Today At HCCC

We're all concerned about our health, and today you can attend a Wellness Day at Herkimer County Community College, 100 Reservoir Road, Herkimer, where a number of health care organizations will be represented.

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Can You Overdose On Gummy Vitamins?

With Gummy Vitamins on a load of commercials lately it seems eating healthy is just a few fruit snacks away. However, can you overdose on these if you eat too much? 

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Consumer Alert: Infused Rice Recall

At Oldiez 96.1, we always like to keep our listeners up to date on consumer alerts, and we've just learned of a recall on infused rice. Here are the details.

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February Is Heart Health Month

It's "Heart Health Month" this month, and according to the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. There a number of measures you can take to maintain a healthy heart.

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Do Flintstone’s Vitamins Contain Hazardous And Dangerous Chemicals?

Flintstones Vitamins proudly claim to be "Pediatricians' #1 Choice" for vitamins for kids. However, is this really the case? Do they actually have hazardous and dangerous chemicals in them?

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Proctor And Gamble Issues Recall Of Dog And Cat Food

Concerns about possible salmonella contamination are prompting a precautionary recall of some dog and cat food.

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