Health

Tyson Foods is recalling chicken strips that may contain metal.
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
March 22, 2019 - 8:12 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — Tyson Foods is recalling chicken strips that may contain metal, federal food safety officials said Thursday. The recall affects about 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products produced on Nov. 30, 2018, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety...
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MANNA has launched the MANNA Institute, the first research institute dedicated to studying the impact of nutrition and health.
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John McDevitt
March 21, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit organization in the Delaware Valley that uses food as medicine has created a research center where data collected could one day give everyone fighting serious illnesses access to therapeutic nutrition. The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance...
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Rachel Kurland
March 21, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is under a mumps watch. As of Thursday afternoon, cases of the mumps have swelled to 74 in total. Temple University confirmed 15 cases of those cases, while the other 59 are probable. MORE: Mumps on the rise, Temple students petition to temporarily...
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Mercy Hospital is changing their approach to wellness and are now taking into consideration whether a person can afford healthy food and are offering solutions.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 21, 2019 - 4:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mercy Hospital is now taking into consideration whether a person can afford healthy food and are offering solutions as they change their approach to wellness. The new program at Mercy Hospital is called the "food market program." Patients there are now being asked if...
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine.
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March 20, 2019 - 8:57 pm
By Nicole Chavez and Janet DiGiacomo, CNN (CNN) -- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine. "They had it as children. They were miserable for a few days, and they all turned out fine," Bevin...
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The Siloam Wellness center has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a desperate attempt to stay financially afloat.
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Paul Kurtz
March 20, 2019 - 5:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A well-known HIV wellness center in Philadelphia has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a desperate attempt to stay financially afloat. "We are 30 to 60 days away from closing our doors," said Sarina DiBianca, executive director of Siloam Wellness center. DiBianca...
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Packets of buprenorphine, a drug which controls heroin and opioid cravings, in Greenfield, Mass.
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March 20, 2019 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top medical advisers say medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused in the U.S. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report Wednesday that found only a fraction of the estimated 2 million Americans addicted to...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Dan Wing
March 20, 2019 - 11:03 am
UPDATED: 4:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cases of the mumps continue to rise at Temple University. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health said there are now a total of 74 cases of the mumps or mumps exposure in the area. Of those 74 cases, 15 are confirmed, while 59 more are probable...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Denise Powell (CNN) — Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries...
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For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians.
CNN
March 19, 2019 - 8:47 pm
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. On Tuesday, the FDA announced the approval of an...
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