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Cosmo Kramer famously had trouble sleeping due to his “jimmy legs” on “Seinfeld,” but the jimmy legs are more than just sitcom material. Also known as restless legs syndrome, this irresistible urge to move your legs affects about 10 percent of the population and up to 35 percent of people over age 65.

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Should a sprained ankle or chest pains send a person to the emergency room, or is an urgent care center more appropriate? The choice is difficult, to be sure, particularly for someone like me, who travels a lot.

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For years, Darcie Buffone, a fourth-grade teacher at Armstrong School District’s Shannock Valley Elementary, struggled with weight. She tried diets and lifestyle changes that, for some, would have generated long-lasting results. Then, in 2015, Buffone learned her inability to lose weight was no fault of her own — it was because her thyroid gland was not functioning properly.

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The cold air might be nipping at your nose, and now that we’ve said our goodbyes to the beach, sandals and shorts, there’s no better time to crank up the temperature in your kitchen with a tasty, hearty stew.

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Experts fear that measles, declared eliminated from the US in 2000, is here to stay and getting worse, and they point a finger at parents who do not vaccinate their children. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

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Are you hoping to eat healthier in 2019? Enter The Anniston Star's contest for a chance to win a grocery cart makeover. Fitness columnist Ann Angell and registered dietitian Louise Lockridge will go grocery shopping with you and advise you on how to choose foods for better health.

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Here we go again. 2019 has already arrived. Are you finding yourself with a little extra fluff around the waistline? Are you also finding yourself without the motivation to do anything about it?

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From espresso to energy drinks, many rely on caffeine to get through the day. Over time, it can add up. Nutritionist Lisa Drayer has tips on how to cut back.

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Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.

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Opioids are one of the most common ways for doctors to manage pain. But more and more people are turning to pot over pills. So what is actually happening inside the brain when you are hurt and how do these drugs help?

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