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Wanna Live Longer? Drink Coffee

Coffee drinkers no longer need to fret over health concerns and their beloved beverage, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute. In fact, feel free to pour an extra cup in the morning because, the study suggests, coffee may actually prolong life.

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Australian Council Considers Crazy 400 Percent ‘Fat Tax’ Against Fast Food Joints [VIDEO]

As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.

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Preventing Death in Cribs — CDC Says Keep Them Empty [VIDEO]

It’s no secret that certain kinds of cribs — especially the drop-side variety — can pose a danger to your children. But a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that toys, bumpers and blankets kept in cribs can be hazardous, as well.

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MVCC Joins Call Urging Cuomo To Reverse MVPC Closure Plan

Utica, NY (WIBX) - The fight isn't over...that's the message a local business group is sending to Governor Cuomo about his plans to consolidate mental health operations in our region.

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Could Eating Eggs Help You Lose Weight?

Trying to shed some unwanted pounds? Skip the cereal and have eggs for breakfast instead — new research shows you may wind up eating less later on.

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This Isn’t a Joke – Get Paid to Eat Fast Food and Gain Weight

There is a new study on obesity being conducted by Washington University that is requiring all of its participants to gain 5% of their body weight in exchange for $3,500.

And you won’t believe what participants will have to chow down on.

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City Of Utica Cleared To Operate Ambulance Service

Utica, NY (WIBX) - The City of Utica is clear to operate its own ambulance service.

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Scientists Trace Virus Outbreak to…A Reusable Grocery Bag?

Reusable grocery bags are supposed to cut down on plastic waste and help the environment, but officials in Oregon recently learned they can also be breeding grounds for dangerous pathogens.

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FDA May Approve Truvada for HIV Prevention, But Controversy Looms

On Thursday, the Food And Drug Administration will meet to decide whether Truvada, a drug which is used to manage HIV, should also be approved as a way of preventing the spread of the disease.

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How Obese Will Americans Be in 2030?

We’ve seen the statistical future and it doesn’t look good. Studies show that an alarming amount of Americans will be considered obese in 18 years.

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