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Feeling KOOL – Artificial Sweeteners and Diabetes

Something else to worry about. A new study links artificial sweeteners with diabetes.      Researchers at the Weizman Institute of Science in Israel say mice that received artificial sweeteners showed higher levels of glucose […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/18/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Bigger Bellies

Adult waistlines are continuing to expand.  The CDC says the size of the average American belly has increased an inch over the past decade to a circumference of nearly 39 inches.  CDC researchers warn that […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/17/2014

Feeling KOOL – Diabetes Epidemic

More than one in three Americans 20 years of age or older have pre-diabetes, a condition marked by higher-than-normal blood sugar.    Another 12 percent are suffering from diabetes, either diagnosed or undiagnosed.  Add it […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/16/2014

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Feeling KOOL – MALE Birth Control

A reversible birth control shot for men could be available in less than three years.  Researchers are developing a substance that has the same effect as a vasectomy, but it isn’t permanent.  Researchers say the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/15/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Tailgate Time-Out

Football season is here which means tailgating and all the tailgate food! How is THAT going to help your diet?  It’s time to take a Tailgate Time-out It’s an all-American past-time — the tailgate party! […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/11/2014


Feeling KOOL – Too Much time Sitting

Scientists are convinced that spending too much time sitting down triggers a host of health problems, including heart disease, obesity and even cancer.  Researchers now say some of the damage can be reversed by simply […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/10/2014


Feeling KOOL – Starting a Wellness Program…

It’s never too late…   It’s never too late to begin your journey in wellness! Here are 10 steps you can take today to get started. 1. Write out your goals and desires. What’s your […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/05/2014

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Feeling KOOL – Eat Candy!

Is it actually GOOD  for you to eat candy?   Dentists in Boston say you can enjoy candy you love while keeping your teeth healthy.  Dr. Peter Arsenault with Tufts University School of Dental Medicine […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/04/2014

Feeling KOOL – Fruits and Veggies

Fruits and vegetables contain essential vitamins, minerals and fiber that help protect you  from chronic diseases, including stroke and certain cancers. Add more fruits and vegetables into your diet.   *  make half your plate […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/03/2014


Feeling KOOL – Pistachios

Eating pistachios could help prevent type 2 diabetes.    Researchers in Spain studied people with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels.  Such people have what doctors call pre-diabetes.  Those who ate about two ounces of pistachios a […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/02/2014




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