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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

How to Know When it’s Time to Buy a New Mattress

When you wake up in the morning, does your back hurt? Do you feel exhausted? Do you have kinks in your neck or mini headaches? It might be your mattress.

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Rich Birdsall
Rich Birdsall

Rx Drug Drop Off Locations in the Southern Tier

Do you have a lot of prescription drugs that have accumulated in your medicine cabinet?  Not only is it not a good idea to keep unused prescription drugs around your kids but placing them in your garbage or worse yet, flushing them, is not safe, with the latter polluting the water supply and will effect everyone in the long run.

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iStock

Five Reasons You Should Eat More Pumpkin

Fall is most definitely my favorite time of the year. I waking up in the morning to the fresh crisp air and hearing the leaves crunch under my feet when I go for a walk in the evening. But most of all, I love pumpkin spice coffee creamer. I love it so much that I hoard enough to last me through the long, cold winter.

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How to Keep Your Kids From Getting Sick on Halloween Candy

It was Halloween 1984. I was a ballerina because as most little girls are at some point in their little lives, I was on a hardcore ballerina kick. As I walked from house to house collecting Halloween candy, I'd sneak my hand into my pillow case and pluck out a piece or two and pop it into my mouth. By the time I got home, I had the worst stomach ache of my life.

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Think Stock Photos

Free Health and Legal Info Seminar in Vestal

Health care has changed so much in recent years and for some living in the Southern Tier, these changes can be very confusing. There's an informative senior health and legal information seminar coming to the JCC in Vestal on September 30th.

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Category: Health, Local News
Bob Joseph
Bob Joseph

Binghamton University Named in Top Healthiest Colleges

Binghamton University is among the nation's top 25 healthiest college campuses according to Greatist, an organization whose mission is to "help the world think of health in a healthier way." BU is said to have gone above and beyond to create a healthy environment for students and all those on campus.

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Category: Awards, Health, Local News
Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Binghamton Coloring Club for Adults

Something happens when we grow up- we put away our crayons and coloring sheets and push away one of our favorite childhood hobbies for pens and highlighters and charts and graphs. But studies show coloring can actually be a really good stress buster for adults.

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Getty Images

Health Benefits of Beer

Tell your significant other that you have to go to this Saturday's Binghamton Harvest Fest to drink beer because it's good for your health.  Well actually that would be the truth.  According to Men's Health magazine, "beer could safeguard your heart, boost your immunity, protect your bones, and more."

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Category: Health, Lists
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ThinkStock

Doctors Offer Free Dental Care With ‘Doctors with a Heart Day’

In 1987, Dr. Schmidt, of Iowa founded Doctors with a Heart Day, Inc., to help people in need receive quality dental care. Today, Doctors with a Heart has become the largest doctor charity in the world.

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Inmate Asks to Give Life to Prosecutor

One would think that a prison inmate would have a bone to pick with the man who sent him there, but one prisoner has actually offered to donate bone marrow to the guy who helped get him locked up as a thank you for the wake-up call.

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ThinkStock

Drug Take Back Day in Owego

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, September 26th and the Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. (TCCASA), Tioga County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have teamed up for a drug take back in Owego.

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Kristina Palmer
Kristina Palmer

Camp Hope Veteran Outreach Offers Support for Southern Tier Veterans

As many as 400,000 service members live and struggle with the invisible wounds of war and most think they're alone. What's even more sobering is that 22 Veterans take their lives each. That adds up to 8,030 lives lost each year.

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3 Ways to Get Hyped for Your Post Halloween Workout

Halloween might still be a month away, but if you're already in the throes of thinking about how you're going to decorate your house and what your kids are going to dress as, you're probably also thinking about the candy that will be consumed. 

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YouTube

Tai Chi Classes to Help Arthritis Pain

The JCC Adult Program Department is offering Tai Chi for Arthritis/Falls Prevention and Tai Chi for Energy starting in.  These classes open to the entire community and are ideal for adults to help them improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and balance.  The exercises also help to alleviate arthritis pain, lower back pain, helps people relax, sleep better and feel better about them selves.

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Category: Health, Lifestyle

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