Health

Tyson Chicken Strip Recall
USDA
March 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Tyson Foods, Inc. is recalling approximately 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.
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Emilia Clarke
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March 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke revealed Thursday that she has had two life-threatening aneurysms, and two brain surgeries, since the show began.
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Cough Syrup Recall
FDA
March 21, 2019 - 2:11 pm
A recall has been issued for baby cough syrup sold nationwide at Dollar General stores, after it was found to cause vomiting and diarrhea.
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Classroom
odrova Natalia/Dreamstime.com
March 20, 2019 - 12:54 pm
A New Jersey school district superintendent says an elementary school student has contracted whooping cough.
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Doctor With Stethoscope
Dreamstime
March 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Long Island residents are among the healthiest in the state, according to a new study.
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FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2018 file photo customers look at Apple Watches at an Apple store in New York. A huge study suggests the Apple Watch sometimes can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat. But experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems really helps. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
March 16, 2019 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat at least sometimes — but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems really helps. More than 419,000 Apple Watch users signed up for the unusual...
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration is moving to limit sales of most flavored e-cigarettes, trying to curb what it calls an “epidemic of youth vaping.”
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Measles Vaccine
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March 12, 2019 - 4:24 pm
The New York chapters of a national pediatrics organization are supporting legislation in the state Legislature that would allow minors to get vaccinated without parental consent.
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Schumer calls for ban on kid-friendly e-cigarette flavors
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
March 10, 2019 - 9:42 pm
"I am publicly calling on Commissioner Gottlieb to ensure the ban on kid-friendly e-cig flavors is enacted within the month before he leaves," Schumer said.
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Measles Vaccine
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March 08, 2019 - 7:03 pm
Some New York State lawmakers are proposing legislation that would allow minors to receive vaccinations without parental consent after the Health Department claimed a recent measles outbreak is being made worse by so-called “anti-vaxxers.”
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