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October 14, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Join KYW Newsradio at JFCS Wellness Fest on October 25 at the Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center. This event is for individuals focused on health and wellness. Attendees will enjoy a day of holistic selfcare. The Wellness Fest hosted by Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater...
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Swedish Match "General Snus" pouched smokeless tobacco product.
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 5:10 pm
For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could open the door to other less risky options for smokers.
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President Donald Trump with members of his Cabinet
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Consumers will have more health insurance choices next year under the much-debated Obama health care law and premiums will dip slightly for many, the Trump administration announced. Read the details here.
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In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:58 am
Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More than 50 people...
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Summit county executive Ilene Shapiro speaks to the media outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:04 am
The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker reached an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement over the toll of the opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis. The settlement was announced just hours before the trial was...
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People walk along a corridor at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, N.J.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.
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At Ridley High School, five people have the mumps: one student, one student-teacher, and three staffers.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
October 18, 2019 - 8:52 am
Ridley High School officials say five people at the school — one student, three staff members, and a student teacher — have come down with a case of the mumps, and they may have been exposed to the virus within the last few weeks.
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Baby eating baby food.
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CNN
October 17, 2019 - 7:49 pm
Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
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uul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, the company announced it will voluntarily stop selling its fruit and dessert-flavored vaping pods.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Juul Labs stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors Thursday, acknowledging the public's "lack of trust" in the vaping industry.
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Doctor holding sign that says eating disorder.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 16, 2019 - 8:19 pm
A new Center City facility focused on treating eating disorders opens Thursday at 15th and Walnut streets.
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