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Blood Urgently Needed in Greater Binghamton

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000 fewer donations and reduced the blood supply.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Easy Weight Loss Tips

Are you hoping to keep that New Year's resolution to shed some pounds but you find you don't have the time or patience to hit the gym? I hear ya.  There are a couple of easy things that might help and really don't take a lot of effort.

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Donated Kidney Saves Seven Lives in One Day

More and more, we're hearing stories of people donating kidneys to others. Kidneys are going to friends, family and co-workers. But this is the first time that I've heard of one kidney donation saving seven different lives.

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Trying to Quit Smoking? Just Make It Through Today

If you made a New Year's resolution to quit smoking and you're still going strong, don't let today be the day that you cave! If you can just get through today, you've got a real shot of quitting for good. 

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Homeless New Yorkers Ordered Off Cold Streets

If one New York politician has his way, all homeless people in New York State will be off the streets today and placed in shelters.  Governor Cuomo signed an executive order Sunday, requiring local governments to take homeless people to local shelters due to temperatures and wind chills that are expected to plummet well below zero tonight, including right here in the Greater Binghamton area.

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5 Ways to Achieve Your New Year’s Goals

A new year means new goals and making life changes. Here are some tips for actually achieving the life goals you'll set this year.

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Eight Super-Healthy Foods That Are Also Super-Cheap

I’ve been trying so hard to drop some weight ever since my little guy was born, but it's been an uphill battle. However, I'm determined to do it- to shed some pounds before my husband and I try for another baby. The new year is pretty much the perfect time to get serious about weight loss, so if you're going grocery shopping this week, remember that the new year is next week and stock up on healthy stuff now so there's no temptation!

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Owego Town Supervisor Hosts Annual Castellucci Blood Drive

Every 30 days I can be found in the same exact place. Laying down on a gurney, donating blood. I've been a blood donor since I was old enough to give, but it took on a whole new meaning to me when my Dad's life depended on transfusions.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

You Are What Your Dad Ate [WATCH]

Chances are really good that you've heard the cliché, "You are what you eat" a time or two in your life, right? Well, according to scientists, you also are what your dad ate – before you were conceived.

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Double Dipping is Hazardous to Your Health

Researchers say you're opening yourself up to all kinds of bacteria when you double dip or dip after someone who's double dipped.

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Reasons to Date a Guy Who Participates in No-Shave November [WATCH]

It's November...or as many call it "No-Shave November." Where men grow beards for charity. There are many qualities of guys who participate in this including winning $1,000 today.

Here's why you want to be with a guy that participates in No-Shave November:

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Health Mistakes Guys Make in Their 20’s

Not all guys, but many in their 20s put more effort into picking out what to wear on a date  than they do their own health.

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How To Keep Away Cold and Flu

When it comes to keeping the cold and flu away, it can be a tricky thing.  Last year I went the entire fall and winter without developing cold and flu symptoms and here's how I did it.

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Dating Site Leads to Life Saving Match

Swiping right on Tinder might not have resulted in a long-lasting romance, but it did create a match that very well could end up saving a woman's life.

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