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Cattle Egrets Moving Into Texoma Once Again, Pose Potential Health Hazard for Residents

Nightmare cattle egrets on the way back to North Texas.

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Movie Popcorn Butter Linked to Alzheimer’s

What is your snack of choice at the movie theater? Please don’t say popcorn. It is? It’s popcorn? Ok, well, you certainly don’t ask the concession stand employees to douse your corn with gallons of artificial butter spray, right? Oh, you do? Well, you might want to read on. We apologize in advance.

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What Disease Could Be Making a Surprise Comeback?

Thought to be eliminated in the US since 2000, the number of measles cases spiked last year to 222, the highest number in 15 years. Not surprisingly, the majority of those affected did not receive the measles vaccine, said a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Millions of Baby Boomers Could Have Hepatitis C

Federal health officials are warning that deaths from the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus are on the rise, and that baby boomers are especially at risk.

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Study: New Hormone Could Help Fight Obesity, Diabetes

Researchers have isolated a protein in mice muscle cells that trigger the same health benefits as exercise.

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Lung Cancer Is Officially No Longer Just a ‘Smoker’s Disease’ — Health Check

While most cases of lung cancer occur in smokers, nearly 20 percent of cases strike those who’ve never touched a cigarette. When it comes down to the facts, 32,000 nonsmoking Americans die from lung cancer every year — so many that experts say it’s time to stop calling it “the smoker’s disease.”

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‘More Fish… Less Alzheimer’s,’ Says New Research — Health Check

Researchers have narrowed down the task of warding off Alzheimer’s disease into a simple one — eating more fish.

In a new study, 260 people with an average age of 71 were followed to see how much fish they ate and how it was prepared. The results showed those who ate baked or broiled fish on at least a weekly basis were much less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild mental impairment.

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Can Singing Help Heal Depression, Improve Parkinson’s Conditions? — Health Check

Parkinson’s Disease is a frustrating and frightening medical condition, and treatment options are few. However, a group in Canterbury, England may have made a surprising discovery that could benefit not only them, but everyone else in the world – singing seems to make them feel better.

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