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Healthy 4 Life - Summer Reboot

Healthy 4 Life Summer Reboot special.

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Healthy 4 Life - Fresh Start

Channel 4 has made a promise to help Middle Tennesseans live a healthy lifestyle. In this “Healthy for Life—Fresh Start” special report, Channel 4’s Tracy Kornet presents some of the medical breakthroughs and treatments giving folks young and old a fresh start, and in some cases, a second chance. 

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More toddlers suffer eye burns from laundry packets, study says

Children continue to eat a dangerously large number of laundry detergent packets, new data show. Children continue to eat a dangerously large number of laundry detergent packets, new data show.

From 2012 to 2015, the number of chemical burns to the eye linked to laundry detergent packets rose more than 30 times among young children, a new study says.

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Tips on avoiding heat stroke

Dr. Ken Martis, ER Medical Director at Mercy Health St. Charles says water is key on hot days. Dr. Ken Martis, ER Medical Director at Mercy Health St. Charles says water is key on hot days.
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"The best thing would be loose-fitting, light-colored clothing. Wide-brimmed hat. Stay hydrated...eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. That will replace your salts," he said.

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Take head, neck cancer symptoms seriously Video included

Jim Phillips holds up a sign thanking doctors for their cancer care. (Source: WOIO) Jim Phillips holds up a sign thanking doctors for their cancer care. (Source: WOIO)
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You don't hear much about it, but head and neck cancer impacts tens of thousands of people a year. This is National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness week. It's a campaign that gets bigger every year and for good reason. Head and neck cancer is easily diagnosed and treated, but the symptoms can be easily

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