Health

July 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA ( KYW Newsradio ) — Having trouble falling asleep? Showering at the right time and temperature can help. A nice warm shower or bath about an hour or two before bed will help your body temperature regulate to the ideal range for sleep, according to Dr. Rich Friedenheim, the medical...
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Mosquito
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July 24, 2019 - 4:09 pm
Mosquitos carrying the West Nile virus have been detected in New York City for the first time this season, according to the Health Department.
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Algae
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July 19, 2019 - 6:58 pm
New Jersey environmental officials on Friday issued swimming bans at six lakes because of a dangerous algae bloom.
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Martin Shkreli
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July 18, 2019 - 7:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld the securities fraud conviction against former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli, known as “Pharma Bro,” on Thursday, along with a $7.3 million forfeiture of assets. A judge sentenced Shkreli to seven years in prison last year for his conviction on...
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Lynne Adkins
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
( KYW Newsradio ) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson...
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Measles vaccine
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July 12, 2019 - 6:47 pm
A judge in New York has refused to block a state law repealing a religious exemption to vaccine mandates.
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measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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July 10, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A group of parents is suing New York state in an effort to reinstate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates.
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President Donald Trump kisses Hudson Nash, being held by father Andrew Nash, as Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 10, 2019 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday revamping care for kidney disease so more people whose kidneys fail can have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis, and others don't get that sick in the first place. Trump said his order was aimed at "making...
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IVF
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July 08, 2019 - 6:34 pm
A New York couple is suing a fertility clinic after the woman gave birth to two other couples’ children due to an IVF mix-up, according to a newly filed lawsuit.
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Medical Marijuana
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July 02, 2019 - 2:26 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed new legislation that makes it easier for health care officials to prescribe medical marijuana.
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