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Shawnee Health Service plans $1.15 million expansion in Marion Video included

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In just a few months, the former Centerstone building in Marion will turn into a full operating health clinic for Shawnee Health Service.

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Gov. Pritzker, legislators to push bill lowering insulin costs in Illinois

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Governor JB Pritzker is joining state lawmakers in a push to lower the cost of insulin in Illinois.

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Kentucky officials issue warning on vaping

The Kentucky Department for Public Health says it is monitoring a growing number of cases of illness related to e-cigarette use or vaping.

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Health leaders try to educate residents on vaping effects Video included

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Health leaders in southern Illinois are trying to educate residents about the effects of vaping.

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United States' 24th vaping-related death confirmed in California

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The California Department of Health announced on Tuesday the state's third death due to lung disease associated with vaping, bringing the nationwide total of confirmed deaths to 24.

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Study: Owning a dog could help you live longer

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Owning a dog tied to lowering your risk of dying early by 24 percent, says new research. 

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Overtraining could lead to brain burn-out: study Video included

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Too much exercise could keep you from making good choices according to a new study.

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Tips to stay healthy during flu season, where to get vaccinated

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According to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), every year the flu sickens millions of Americans, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands, and kills tens of thousands. 

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Water may not be the most hydrating drink: study Video included

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You've probably heard it from everyone from your mom to your doctor, "Drink lots of water to stay hydrated."

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Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping.

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Health department opens recovery resource center in Harrisburg Video included

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The Egyptian Public and Mental Health Department cut the ribbon Friday on a new Recovery Resource Center in Harrisburg.

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