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Golfers hit the green to fight childhood cancer

Golfers hit the green to fight childhood cancer

Dozens of golfers hit the course at Fox Den Country Club to fight childhood cancer during the Annual Butterfly Fund of East Tennessee Golf Tournament.

Four years ago, a member of the 10News team lost his daughter to cancer. In honor of her memory and the memory of another little girl who died, the Butterfly Fund was founded.

Shahid Malik, a doctor from East Tennessee Children's Hospital, said this event raises money for cancer research and bring awareness to childhood cancer.

Project BeanSprout helps babies born with drug addiction

Project BeanSprout helps babies born with drug addiction

Expectant mothers with drug addiction give birth to babies addicted to drugs themselves.

An East Tennessee teen has made it her mission to help these babies.

At East Tennessee Children's Hospital, dim lights comfort crying babies suffering from drug withdrawal. The sights and sounds inspired a teenager to ask what she could do to help these babies.

Walking (or Running) for a Good Cause

Walking (or Running) for a Good Cause

The fall weather is here and that makes running or walking (I'm strictly a walker if you don't know) much more comfortable.  Want to run or walk AND support a great cause at the same time?  You are in luck.  Knoxville has many 5K run/walks in the next few weeks that support great causes.  Here are just a few you can choose from:

Sept 29th - VMC 5K Race and Fun Walk to support the Volunteer Ministry Center

Bearden Beer Market celebrates 'Oktoberfest' for a good cause

Bearden Beer Market celebrates 'Oktoberfest' for a good cause

People celebrated "Oktoberfest" at the Bearden Beer Market, while supporting a worthwhile cause at the same time on Sunday night.

All the money raised during this event benefited the UT Medical Center's cancer unit. Event organizers said they sold more than 150 tickets for this cause.

UT Medical Center said partnering with the Bearden Beer Market provided a unique opportunity for their fundraising.

Trader Joe's recalls its 'Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter'

Trader Joe's recalls its 'Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter'

Federal Health Officials have warned consumers not to eat Trader Joe's "Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter."

This product has been linked to salmonella infections, which have made 29 people sick in 18 states.

Trader Joe's pulled the product from store shelves nationwide and posted an advisory on the company's web page.

The peanut butter has a stock keeping unit 97111 and should be returned to any Trader Joe's store location for a full refund.

Expansion of Vet Medical Center to open soon at UT

Expansion of Vet Medical Center to open soon at UT

Featuring an in-ground, underwater treadmill, a saltwater spa, and a stainless steel cow jacuzzi: At first glance, the UT Veterinary Medical Center expansion project could resemble a spa, rather than an animal hospital.

The new, state-of-the-art facility will soon provide many veterinary services found nowhere else in the state of Tennessee.

"The facilities are going to match the expertise," said Dr. Steve Adair, Associate Professor of Equine Surgery and a double-Board Certified Veterinarian.

UT Study: Women who read food labels tend to weigh less

UT Study: Women who read food labels tend to weigh less

Shoppers, especially women, who take the time to read food labels are thinner than those who don't, according to a new study at the University of Tennessee.

The study found women who read food labels weigh nearly nine pounds less than women who didn't read labels.

It also found that women read labels more than men, and the smoking population paid even less attention to label information.