Baby Spinach recall
Dole Fresh Vegetables
August 12, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Dole Fresh Vegetables on Monday recalled baby spinach sold in 10 states after is tested positive for salmonella.
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August 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A sample tested in Manorville, Long Island found a mosquito was carrying the triple E virus, or the Eastern equine encephalitis virus. Suffolk County health officials said Thursday that they are asking New York State to "confirm a declaration of an Imminent Threat to Public...
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Measles shot
Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal News
August 08, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Health officials say they've confirmed five cases of measles in a Mennonite community in western New York.
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, the sun sets in Cuggiono near Milan, Italy. A new U.N. report on warming and land use says climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach. The scientific report on Thursday, Aug. 8, finds that as the world warms it degrades the land more. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
August 08, 2019 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a new United Nations report on climate change (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A manager in the U.N. Climate Change secretariat who helped write a new report on the subject, said the grueling work by the volunteer authors was "like a dentist's appointment for six days"...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2019 file photo, Philippine Health Secretary Dr. Francisco Duque III displays a graph showing the decline of the measles outbreak in the country during a press conference during World Immunization Week 2019 in Manila, Philippines. The Philippines' Department of Health has declared the country's massive outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic on Tuesday Aug. 6, 2019. An announcement from the agency says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the declaration in order to improve responses to the outbreak by allowing local governments to draw on a special Quick Response Fund. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
August 06, 2019 - 7:28 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country's outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the declaration to improve the response to the outbreak by allowing local governments to draw on...
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Workout center
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August 03, 2019 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS880) — The planning started seven years ago, and today the healthy living center at the YMCA in Huntington has opened. The brand new center is meant for people of all ages, says the Y’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Eileen Knauer. “We’ve designed this space to be...
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August 01, 2019 - 9:09 am
The law in New Jersey now allows for terminally ill patients to decide when it’s time to die.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
July 31, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Connecticut has launched an investigation into claims made by e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs that its devices help people quit smoking.
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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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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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