Health

CBD oil
Hillary Ojeda/Iowa City Press-Citizen
December 22, 2018 - 3:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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Winter Hair And Skin Care Tips
December 20, 2018 - 5:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Keeping your hair and skin looking great, especially in the winter months, can be challenging. Lucy Garcia Planck with John Barrett Salon at Bergdorf Goodman recommends just a little dab of argan oil. "Argan oil is an antioxidant so it's really good for your skin, it...
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
December 19, 2018 - 12:15 pm
The medical facility in New Jersey where 11 children died in a viral outbreak reportedly was not adhering to best practices weeks into the outbreak.
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First responders at Ground Zero
Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News
December 18, 2018 - 9:13 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s October sick leave deal with the city’s largest union has not trickled down to other unions representing city employees sickened in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, and those workers are still being forced to choose between taking time off for their health or showing up to work...
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Teen vaping
AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
December 17, 2018 - 8:00 am
Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use.
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Latino health care
WCBS 880
December 15, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The city’s Latinos remain at a higher risk for preventable diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and asthma, and now there’s a new push to address some of the reasons behind it.
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Obamacare Affordable Care Act
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
December 15, 2018 - 10:32 am
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
December 11, 2018 - 6:25 pm
The adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Rehab Center is official over as of Tuesday.
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Grace Lutheran Church
WCBS 880
December 11, 2018 - 12:26 pm
A little girl napping at a Long Island daycare never woke up and died at a hospital days later. Now authorities are trying to figure out what killed her.
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Steve Burns/WCBS 880
December 10, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The city’s Health Department is introducing new standards for respectful care at birth in an effort to make sure women have full say over decisions made during the childbirth process.
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