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Men can be screened for prostate cancer for free in Harrison

The screenings will be at The Claude Parrish Radiation Therapy Institute of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison on Oct. 30.

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The key to balancing joy and sadness

In this Live, Life, Well segment we look at joy and sadness and how to avoid getting stuck on sadness. 

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Launching your kids back to school

The back to school season is in full swing this morning. In this month's Live, Life, Well Report, we're looking at some things parents can do to prepare for the transition away from summer.

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Own a FitBit? How it helped one Springfield woman improve her sleep

More and more are turning to technology to track their fitness and their sleep quality.  KY3's Paul Adler explains how woman's FitBit detected a sleep disorder.

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WATCH: We investigate Essential Oils for our pets

KY3's Paula Morehouse reports on the Essential Oils trend for our pets.

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Wednesday @ 10: Risk or reward? The Essential Oils trend for your pets

Some claim great benefits, others warn of great risks. KY3's Paula Morehouse reports on the new claims of Essential Oils for your pets on KY3 News @ 10 Wednesday night.

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Live, Life, Well: Your church could help you fight depression

 Productive activities play an important role in the treatment of depression. 


Hospital in Harrison provides free colorectal cancer screenings

You'll need to call this week to sign up for the screenings.

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Doctors reveal the 5 fears and myths about vaccines

With dozens of measles cases popping up in the United States, Americans are buzzing about vaccines once more -- and some old fearful myths are resurfacing.

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Panel on Tuesday gives another chance to ask about health insurance, ACA

The final deadline for signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is fast approaching.  You have to enroll or face a penalty on your tax return.

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Greene County flu epidemic won't let up

The numbers bolster the Centers for Disease Control's declaration that the United States is in the midst of a flu epidemic.

Influenza is more dangerous than ever

Number of new flu cases triples in Greene County

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department says the increase last week shows the importance of the influenza vaccine.

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15 facts about health care reform

POSTED: 05:43 AM CST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 01:08 AM CDT Mar 27, 2014 

The Obama administration has extended the March 31 deadline for people who are having difficulty getting health insurance coverage through the federal marketplace. Take a look at some of the law's most significant policies, consequences and facts.

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Most of the attention has been on problems with the Affordable Care Act's website the past few weeks, but there's still much confusion about what the health care law will mean for families and small businesses.