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Comedy For A Cure Show To Benefit American Cancer Society

Utica, NY (WIBX) - A group of local comedians want to make you laugh while raising money for a good cause ... The American Cancer Society.

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New York City Board of Health Weighing a Ban on Large Movie Popcorn

Look out, New Yorkers — Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Board of Health aren’t just after your large sodas. Now they want your bucket-sized popcorn and jumbo milkshakes, too.

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Man Catches ‘The Black Death’ After Saving Mouse from Cat

As definitive proof that no good deed goes unpunished, an unidentified Oregon man in his 50s has contracted the plague after rescuing a mouse from the jaws of a cat. Gah! Next time, just let nature take its course, pal.

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Experts Warn Ignoring ‘Use-By’ Dates on Food Could Make You Sick

Cash-strapped consumers are turning to a rather dangerous way to stretch their food dollars — they’re ignoring expiration dates and keeping leftovers in the fridge for longer periods of time.

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Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth

Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.

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Can Allergies Cause Cancer?

If you have allergies, you may need to worry about more than just sniffles and sneezes. A new study indicates allergy sufferers may have a higher risk of developing cancer.

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Cancer Cases Could Soar to an Unbelievable Rate by 2030

A study published this week revealed a sobering statistic: if worldwide population growth continues at its current pace, the number of cancer cases could rise 75% in the next two decades.

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UFD Blood Drive In Honor Of Blood Recipient Survivor

Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Utica Fire Department is holding a special blood drive this afternoon in honor of a blood recipient survivor.

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USDA, FSIS To Begin Testing For More Strains Of E.Coli

Washington, DC (WIBX) - Starting next week, the USDA and Food Safety Inspection Service will begin testing for six additional strains of E. coli.

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People Appear to Be Less Concerned With Eating Healthy at Night

It seems that people around the world are full of good intentions in regards to the healthiness of their diets, yet new findings prove that as the day progresses, those intentions could be falling by the wayside.

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