Health

Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall
USDA
January 30, 2019 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds (16,329 kilograms) of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with rubber. The U.S. Agriculture Department says there were consumer complaints about extraneous material in 5-pound (2 kilogram) packages of Tyson White Meat...
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FILE- This Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, shows a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on a countertop at a pediatrics clinic in Greenbrae, Calif. Health officials say the number of confirmed cases of measles in western Washington has grown to 30, with nine more cases suspected. Clark County Public Health said Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, that 29 of the cases are in southwest Washington and one confirmed case is in King County, which is home to Seattle. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
January 25, 2019 - 6:36 pm
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The number of confirmed measles cases near Portland grew to 30 on Friday - an outbreak boosted by lower-than-normal vaccination rates in what's been identified as an anti-vaccination U.S. "hot spot." Public health officials in southwest Washington, just across the Columbia...
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Cruise ship air quality
© Brett Critchley | Dreamstime.com
January 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
A new undercover report says emissions from ship engines may be harmful to your health because of metals and harmful particles that can contain carcinogens.
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Barbara Paskoff and Carol Pack
WCBS 880
January 24, 2019 - 5:00 am
Yes there is AARP, but seniors say it's sometimes hard to feel like you aren't invisible in 2019 America.
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Marijuana weed
TREVOR HUGHES, USA TODAY
January 23, 2019 - 6:30 pm
TRENTON (WCBS 880) — People suffering from opioid addictions are now eligible for medical marijuana in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy made announced Wednesday the new initiatives to fight the opioid epidemic, including removing the requirement for prior authorization for Medication Assisted Treatment...
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Johnsonville Pork Patty
USDA
January 23, 2019 - 1:17 pm
A recall has been issued for more than 48,000 pounds of Johnsonville raw ground pork patty products.
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Food cart in New York City.
Steve Scott/WCBS 880
January 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm
New York City’s 5,500 food carts and trucks are already being inspected and being given letter grades by the Health Department.
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA says it is resuming inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 14, 2019 - 7:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said it will resume inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday. The routine inspections had been briefly halted as a result of the partial government shutdown. FDA Commissioner Scott...
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FIL E- In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters on the opening day of the legislative session at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam and the governor predicts a bill will pass in 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
January 13, 2019 - 10:41 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts a bill will pass this year. But don't expect to see pot shops opening up from Brooklyn to Buffalo anytime soon. While there's broad agreement on the idea of...
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
January 12, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to raise the state's minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarette products from 18 to 21 to curb their use by younger people.
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