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As the celebrating starts, so does the stress.
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Kimberly Adams
November 19, 2018 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week marks the start of the busy holiday season with Thanksgiving a few days away. As the celebrating starts, so does the stress. Here are some tips on how to ease the pressure. "I see an increase of excitement, happiness, an increase in expectations," said Penn...
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The FDA recommends that parents and caregivers do not give honey to infants or children younger than 1 year of age.
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Rachel Kurland
November 19, 2018 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four babies in Texas have been hospitalized with botulism after being given honey-filled or -dipped pacifiers, according to the Food and Drug Administration . The four illnesses occurred from mid-August to the end of October, and all four babies were hospitalized for...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) — Sometimes, Ellis Glover would be forced to leave her friends and sit at a lunch table where no one was eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. "I wanted to sit with my good, good friends, but I couldn't," the 10-year-old said. "If you're a kid and you have a food allergy...
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An Evzio injector which issues audio instructions while in use
CBS NEWS
November 19, 2018 - 7:35 am
(CBS News) — Monday the U.S. Senate will release a report on Kaleo, a pharmaceutical company that raised the price of its opioid overdose antidote Evzio, from $575 to $4,000. The drug it uses, naloxone, costs about 5 cents a dose. The report details how Kaleo made sure that doctors signed forms for...
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November 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Few people would argue that nurses are tremendous caregivers, but according to a new report, nurses do a terrible job, by and large, at taking care of themselves. As...
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Adenovirus
CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
November 18, 2018 - 11:12 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) -- An 11th child has died and 23 additional children have become sick in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Friday. In addition to those who have died, a total of 35 people have become...
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Lynne Adkins
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A popular Delaware County health care clinic for veterans is moving and doors open in the new space on Monday. The Springfield VA Outpatient Clinic was just too small to handle the increasing number of patients. The new space is twice the size, 93-hundred square feet...
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Pregnant Woman
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Ian Bush
November 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Doctors have made it a priority to recommend pregnant women get a flu shot. It's especially important for a certain group of expectant moms, according to new research out of Villanova University. Children born to low-income women are more likely to develop...
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Baby with pacifier
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November 16, 2018 - 10:14 pm
By Arman Azad, CNN (CNN) -- Your baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva? Don't feel too guilty if you chose the latter, because a new study suggests that a mother's spit -- and the...
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California now has the most polluted cities in the world.
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November 16, 2018 - 6:14 pm
By Arman Azad (CNN) — Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth , a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites. PurpleAir , which has a...
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