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Recalled Ground Beef Sold in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois

This Memorial Day, if you plan on grilling out, be sure to check your ground beef. A ground beef recall from Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit, Michigan has effected meat sold at Gordon Food Service Marketplace stores (GFS) in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky - along with Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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Ticks are Ready to Spread Lyme Disease to You

I keep my grass mowed, weeds cut down as much as I can, and yet, my dogs seem to find the ticks wherever they are hiding.  That's because the dirty little blood suckers are transported from place to place on other animals, where they lay their eggs.  Then the eggs hatch and the ticks are successfully spread practically everywhere.  Sure, my dogs have an insecticide treatment every month, but we humans don't and therein lies the problem.  We humans have to be concerned about Lyme disease.

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Lyme Disease Q & A: Facts You Should Know Before You Take That Hike

It’s play-outside season for all of us now, finally, and with new reports that more deer ticks survived the winter, we need to arm ourselves with the facts about Lyme disease.

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Report Says More Ticks Survived Winter — Look Out for Lyme Disease This Summer

A new report indicates that there is likely a larger population of deer ticks this season, meaning there are more tiny carriers of Lyme disease to look out for.

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Evansville Streets Alive! Gets Us Moving With Family Fun

With springtime comes the annual Evansville Streets Alive!  It's Evansville's open street event, part of a nationwide movement to get people moving.  It's not just a street fair, though, it's much more; however, no vehicles are allowed, but if you want to bring your bicycle, skateboard or walk or dance, you're invited to do so!  This year, Evansville Streets Alive will have an additional new location.

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What’s Gluten? Here Comes a Much-Needed Explanation

We hear a lot about gluten these days, but do you actually know what gluten is?

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Skin Cancer 101: What You Need to Know & How to Check Yourself

The sun is now out in full force, and along with the warm weather come certain added risks for our bodies—particularly skin cancer.

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Evansville Bidpedals Pedal Bicycles To Work This Friday

 

You are a bipedal being (because you walk on two feet), so hop on your bicycle this Friday and ride it to work!  This Friday, May 16 is National Bike to Work Day and the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) wants you to pedal on down the road.  After all, LAB has just awarded Evansville an honorable mention on its Bicycle Friendly Communities list.  Celebrate Friday and ride your bike to work!

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Pregnant Women May Be More Likely to Have Car Accidents

A new study shows that a pregnant woman in her second trimester could be more likely to have a car accident than at any other time in her pregnancy or life.

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‘Pushups For Charity’ Part of This Month’s Fitness In The Park Event – This Saturday

Since his first day in office, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke has demonstrated his committment to giving Evansville residents the opportunity to get, and stay, fit and healthy. One way he's done this is through the FREE monthly Fitness In The Park events. The next event is this Saturday, May 17th.

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