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Bed Bugs in Twin Falls
If you are anything like me you start itching at the very mention of bed bugs. But, I would rather know what infestations are occurring in our area than not. Apparently, there could be a bed bug problem in Twin Falls.
So, Just How Serious IS This Ebola Thing? KLIXcast
Ebola in the U.S. is certainly disconcerting, but according to health officials it's not really a "panic situation." Maybe we should be more concerned about the "enterovirus."

South Central Health District will be at "Bras Across the Canyon" …
This Is Why I Don’t Do Crossfit [VIDEO]
I am not a super healthy person - but I am not overweight. I go to the gym once in a while or do some push ups at home. My wife on the other hand is crazy fit! She goes to the gym 4 or 5 times a week and eats healthy too. But even she isn't into Crossfit.
Brace Yourself, the Flu Season Memes Are Here
It's that time of year, when you give everybody who coughs on the train a dirty look and tie your hands to your waist with elastic to keep from accidentally touching your face until you've had a chance to wash them under soap and water for at least three minutes. That's righ…
New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu
After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the …
Health Official Fired Over Meningitis Outbreak
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts pharmacy board's director has been fired for ignoring a complaint that a company linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak was shipping drugs in bulk, in violation of its state license. The Colorado pharmacy board complained about the New England Compounding Center in Ju…
Public Health Districts Unveil Network of Care
(KLIX)-Idaho’s Public Health Districts have unveiled a new data base with all things dealing with Idaho’s health. It’s a statewide resource called Network of Care for Public Health. Its available to anyone from citizens to policy makers to health care …
Seniors Be Careful Before Heading into Garden
Twin Falls- The South Central Public health district wants seniors to be careful as they head to the garden this spring. Health officials say it’s important to take precautions to prevent falls. According to the health district falls are the leading cause of accidental injury deaths …
St. Lukes Being Investigated As Possible Monopoly
(AP) - Officials at St. Luke's Health System say they are cooperating with an investigation by the Idaho attorney general's office and the Federal Trade Commission into whether federal antitrust laws and Idaho's Competition Act have been violated.
Idaho Health Officials Say Flu Season Is Late This Year
Flu season is getting a late start throughout the country. Health officials are also seeing an uptick in the amount of flu cases in Idaho.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is one of the latest flu seasons in nearly three decades...
Working Moms and Childhood Obesity?
Jill says...this is an interesting study. Could it be there is less time to make homecooked meals?? Or is it due to lack of supervision when kids get home from school and eat whatever? Unfortunately, many families need two incomes to survive...

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