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To Your Health
March 6  |  By Sharon Salyer
Only 12 percent of American adults get regular exercise and practice good nutrition and oral health, according to a recent American Heart Association survey.

The most common reason given for not doing so: lack of time.

The survey showed that among American adults:

* Eighty percent said that eating about four cups a day of fruit and vegetables is a struggle.

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February 28  |  By Sharon Salyer
Ah-oh. If you thought you were going to get a pass on this year's flu season, think again.

The number of flu cases is slowly increasing, both locally and nationally, in what is the latest start to flu season in 29 years.

Influenza typically hits hardest in January and February.

Nationally, the number of people testing positive for the virus increased for three consecutive weeks in February.

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