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Tis the Season For Colds And The Flu. But Which One Is It And Does It Matter?

The flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses caused by different viruses. Because these two types of illnesses often mimic each other's symptoms, it can be difficult to tell the difference between them.

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Should Women Shun Sex Before Athletics?

There's been a theory, dating back to ancient Greece, that athletes should refrain from sexual activity the night before a major event. But is there anything to that? And, since the practice began in an era before both sexes competed in sports, does it apply to women?

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Don’t Give Him A Hand, Lend Him Your Ear! [VIDEO]

So one of the news stories that made the rounds Thursday was that a Georgian (the country) strongman pulled a truck weighing more than 8 tons! WITH HIS EAR!

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Feeling Stressed? Blame Your Many Facebook Friends

The counter located prominently on everyone's Facebook page has created a bit of a friends arms race. According to new research, it's a race you may be better off losing.

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Gilda’s Club Name Change?

During my 15 years in Albany radio, I worked closely with the American Cancer Society, and supported the local chapter of Gilda's Club.  I've been a long-time fan of Gilda's, even though the highlights of her career occurred when I was far too young to fully appreciate her genius

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Red Tide Spooks Sydney

It looked like a plague out of the Bible. It was enough to frighten beach-goers at several of the largest beaches around Sydney, Australia. But it turned out to be nothing more than a little algae.

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Cold Or Allergies?

Seems like since we came back from the Thanksgiving, a ton of people in the office are sneezing, have runny nose and are just plain sick.  Maybe it was being arouond people that were infected, maybe it's allergies. 

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“Dumb Ways To Die” – How Many Can YOU Name? [VIDEO]

In radio and television, there are sometimes short messages called PSAs, short for Public Service Announcements. As you probably have guessed, they're designed to pass along some information useful to everybody. As you're about to see, they do things differently in Australia.

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What Are the Most Common Places to Find Germs in a Restaurant?

For many of us, Thanksgiving dinner takes place at the dining room table. But if your family's tradition involves going to local restaurant instead, you should understand the risk factors involved in breaking bread with hundreds, possibly thousands, of other people who might not be as hygienic as you.

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McDonald’s Is Testing a New, Healthy Option: the Egg White Delight McMuffin

In an attempt to add some healthier alternatives to their breakfast menu, McDonald’s announced earlier this week that it is currently testing a new, lower-calorie breakfast sandwich called the Egg White Delight McMuffin.

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Be Part of the World’s Biggest Weigh-In — A Social Experiment

I'm not revolutionary here, I'm just trying to test something.

Lots of studies say we will gain an average of 7 pounds between Thursday (Thanksgiving) and the new year.  Do you think you do more?  Less?  Lets put it to the test, semi-scientifically

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Tom Shaw/ALLSPORT
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The Treadmill Desk — Ultimate Multitasking?

Work, and workout, at the same time? Can be done, and it might help both you and your employer.

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