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On the Calendar:  Saturday, 12/6/2014 12:00 PM
A DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS! OPEN HOUSE: Come by for the Christmas Open House in Farmerville and walk through our Victorian traditions exhibit, have your photo made with our Victorian Father Christmas, and listen to carolers singing classic Christmas hymns. Other special events will center around Children celebrating Christmases-past! Oh, one more thing: WE WILL BE MAKING SNOW!!! Calendar

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Lifetime dieter feels 'unstoppable'

Danyeil Durrant was 10 years old when she first began dieting. She had no idea she would be wrestling with her eating habits for the next three decades.

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:37:50 EST
How she lost 145 pounds

One day, Kari Ianuale had had enough. The Nazareth, Pennsylvania, resident was embarrassed to discover that her size 24 pants no longer fit.

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 06:54:33 EST
It's time to get your flu shot!

Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:23:56 EDT
Flu shot myths addressed

Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:35:35 EDT
Vintage cold and flu ads

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:36:46 EDT
Electrodes in brain to treat Tourette's

A pioneering procedure might be the answer to ending the misery of Tourette's syndrome.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:39:33 EDT
The next medicinal marijuana?

Ayahuasca is a psychedelic drink that's attracting more and more tourists to the remote corners of the Amazon. But is it a drug, or is it medicine?

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:31:48 EDT
New link between coffee and DNA

You can blame that third cup of Joe on your genes.

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:12:13 EDT
Music helps your brain

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:26:41 EDT
Live to 100: Laugh more

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:46:58 EDT
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