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HEALTH BEAT WITH DR. ALICIA ARNOLD: Pets boost health

Posted: 04/13/2015 - Humans have been keeping pets for thousands of years and for good reason. About 2/3 of households have at least one pet. Dr. Arnold explain how there's more to their sweet faces than friendly nuzzles and purrs.
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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Indoor allergies

Updated: 03/16/2015 - Spring is just around the corner, and people frequently think about allergies as not starting until the pollen begins to fly, but many people suffer from indoor allergies as well. Dr. Alicia Arnold has what you need to know.
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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

Posted: 03/14/2015 - A big federal study finds that people who see a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of suffering a heart attack, dying or being hospitalized later if they are checked with a fancy newer type of CT scan rather than a simple treadmill test or other older exam.
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Health Beat with Dr. Alicia Arnold: Are you getting enough sleep?

Posted: 03/02/2015 - Daylight savings time kicks in Sunday, March 8th, forcing many of us to lose an hour of sleep. While setting your clocks ahead an hour is a once a year change, some parents may be wondering if their kids getting enough sleep on a daily basis. Dr. Alicia Arnold has the details.
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Ebola drug shows some promise in first tests in West Africa

Posted: 02/23/2015 - Doctors say an experimental drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa. But the drug helps only if patients get it soon after their symptoms first appear.
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