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First Day of Summer: Aquacise Classes Underway

Posted: 06/21/2013 - It's the first day of summer and if you want to keep cool while you exercise, As News 4's Muriel Bailey tells us, hoping in the pool may be a good idea.

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Residents Urged to Get Whooping Cough Vaccine

Posted: 06/20/2013 - Walton County health officials have confirmed a case of whooping cough also known as pertussis. News 4's Muriel Bailey tells us how you can protect yourself and your family from the infection.

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US Adult Smoking Rate Dips to 18 Percent

Posted: 06/18/2013 - The results of the latest national health survey by the government show the percentage of smokers in the United States dropped to 18 percent in 2012.

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School Boards, Libraries Face Insurance Cost Hike

Updated: 06/14/2013 - Georgia school boards and public libraries will have to pay more for the employer share of health insurance following a decision by the Community Health Board.

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HIV Drug Can Also Protect Injection Drug Users

Posted: 06/12/2013 - U.S. health officials say doctors should consider giving a daily AIDS drug to another high risk group to prevent infection -- people who shoot heroin, methamphetamines or other injection drugs.

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Allergy Season May Stretch into July

Posted: 06/05/2013 - Doctors say this allergy season could turn into the longest, strongest season ever. News 4's Muriel Bailey spoke with local doctors and has more on what you can do to make yourself comfortable this spring.

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Vaccinnes and Your Health

Updated: 06/04/2013 - Another way we protect our children is with vaccinations, but they're not always perfect.

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Study: Obese Mothers Have Obese Kids

Posted: 05/27/2013 - Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way -- by affecting how their children's genes behave.

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How to Talk to Your Kids: A Success Story

Updated: 05/23/2013 - Drug abuse isn't an easy topic for parents to talk about, but it could save a child's life. Don't be ashamed to get help, because it could make all the difference.

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Summer Hydration

Updated: 05/23/2013 - With summer just a few days away, WYVY gives you tips on how water is the most important way to keep your children hydrated.

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Medicine Institute Recommends P.E. as Core Class

Updated: 05/23/2013 - The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and treat physical education as a core subject.

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