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Why Cancer Is Rare Among Elephants

A recent finding that shows elephants rarely get cancer.  So can we learn from these large mammals?  According to an article in Discover magazine, even though the mammals are 100 times the size of humans, elephants are less likely to get cancer. But why?

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Category: Animals, Health, News
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ALS Awareness Night With the Binghamton Senators on Saturday

The Binghamton Senators rallied from 2 goals down in the 3rd period to win 5-4 in overtime at St. John’s. They'll play there again tonight and return home on Saturday night at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Caramel Apples Could Kill You

I was grocery shopping the other day with my husband and saw some delicious looking caramel apples and commented that I couldn't wait to buy one and sink my teeth into it, something I've not done in years. Now, I've changed my mind.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Sorry, Ebooks – 4 Reasons Hard Copies Are Better

When I say that I have an obsession with books, I'm not even exaggerating. Not in the tiniest bit. Don't believe me? Ask my friends who helped me move once and never again because they couldn't deal with the 30 or so boxes of books that I have.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

FDA Warns Against Wearing Halloween Themed Contact Lenses

We’ve all seen them- those incredibly creepy yet very cool looking contact lenses that make a person’s eyes look extra spooky.  Thinking of putting in a pair this Halloween?  You might want to reconsider.

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Photo: VladimirFLoyd

10 Things Women Do to Their Bodies That Guys Hate

Ladies, here's something to think about before you go "fix" your face.  It turns out most guys would rather you didn't.

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Category: Entertainment, Health
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Zumba Benefit in Vestal for Breast Cancer

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I'm sure you've been reading right here about healthy ways to make changes in your life and how to cope with this form of cancer that effects millions of women every year.  There's a loyal group of breast cancer survivors and friends of survivors that get together every year to do a big Zumba fundraiser in Vestal every year and it's coming up again this Saturday.  Last year, they raised over $1000.

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8 Tips for Talking to Someone With Breast Cancer

These eight tips could help you talk to a relative, friend or co-worker who’s dealing with some tough news.

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Phantom Pocket Vibration Syndrome

Do you suffer from Phantom Pocket Vibration Syndrome? This happens with you think your phone just vibrated and you got a text message when you didn't.

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Broome Program Can Save Your Life

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The statistics are staggering.  It is estimated that one in eight women will develop breast cancer during her life.  Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in New York State.  15,000 New York women are diagnosed and about 2,700 women die from the disease.

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Traci Taylor
Traci Taylor

Four Halloween Costume Accessories to Avoid

Halloween is only a couple weeks away away and that means anyone planning to dress up is probably scrambling to come up with a fantastic costume for the big night. 

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7 Signs You’re a Shopaholic

We joke from time to time about someone being a shopaholic, but did you know that it's really a legitimate addiction?

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‘HAIR WARZ’ to Benefit Southern Tier AIDS Program

The Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP) is excited to announce that they'll once again host their annual World AIDS Day event, "HAIR WARZ."

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Photo: Warren Goldswain

Apple Marathon Weekend

This weekend may require a quick road trip to Ithaca and/or Corning.  Friday thru Sunday is the Annual Apple Harvest Festival in Ithaca and downtown Corning will be alive with the Wineglass Marathon Weekend Saturday and Sunday.  Both sound like a good time.

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