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How to prevent playground injuries

Posted: 08/18/2014 - During the summer, kids spend a lot of time on the playground - either at a local park, at camp, or at daycare - but ER doctors are seeing a lot of those children, too.

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Parkinson's support group

Updated: 08/15/2014 - After it was discovered that celebrity Robin Williams had early stages of Parkinson's Disease, KGNS reporter James Johnson spoke to a local man on how to deal with the disease.

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New studies research effects of dietary salt

Posted: 08/13/2014 - Federal guidelines suggest most people consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of salt each day, while The American Heart Association says people should aim for a much lower intake of 1,500 milligrams a day.

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Senior citizens at risk for malnutrition

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Researchers found 16 percent of seniors who visited the emergency room were malnourished, and an additional 44 percent were at risk for malnutrition.

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Protect your babies from dangerous toxins

Updated: 08/12/2014 - As an expectant mother, there's so much to look out for - but now there's a new warning about dangerous toxins hiding in what seem like safe products.

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Marijuana use among young adults on the rise

Updated: 08/11/2014 - Researchers say brain imaging studies of young pot users show significant abnormalities in the brain's grey matter, which is linked to intelligence.

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Ebola outbreak may have started with two-year-old

Posted: 08/11/2014 - About eight months ago, the toddler, whom researchers believe may have been Patient Zero, suffered fever, black stool and vomiting. Just four days after showing the painful symptoms, the child died on December 6, 2013, according to a report published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Signs of heat exhaustion

Posted: 08/08/2014 - Kids at camp, outdoor sports practice, when you have to spend hours in it, that's when it can get dangerous.

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