Health

anxiety
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December 07, 2018 - 10:19 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- An apparent rise in anxiety among British children has prompted concern from mental health experts, as two reports reveal an alarming surge in medication addiction and the number of young people seeking counseling for the disorder. Childline, the phone counseling...
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Romaine Salad
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December 07, 2018 - 10:11 pm
By Jacqueline Howard and Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to...
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Flu Shot
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December 07, 2018 - 10:00 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Most US adults have not gotten a flu shot this season, according to a new survey from NORC, a research organization at the University of Chicago. As of mid-November, only 43% of surveyed people 18 or older said they had gotten vaccinated against the flu, according to...
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Hadas Kuznits
December 07, 2018 - 1:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local hospital says they have managed to drastically reduce their C-Section rate this year by implementing some simple practices for laboring moms. Paige Rowland, a certified nurse midwife at Einstein Hospital, was among those spearheading a national midwifery...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Jim Melwert
December 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is handing out anti-opioid-overdose medication across the state Thursday, including at more than a dozen locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The kits include two doses of Narcan (the common brand name of naloxone), which can...
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pizza
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December 06, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Lisa Drayer, CNN (CNN) -- A deliciously fresh pizza pie with warm baked dough, salty tomato sauce and gooey cheese is a delight for the senses. There are few foods that could satisfy me on a daily basis, but pizza is one of them. Interestingly, pizza was recently ranked as the food most...
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Three lots of infant ibuprophen have been recalled.
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Eric Walter
December 06, 2018 - 7:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tris Pharma, Inc. , based in Monmouth Junction, N.J., has voluntarily recalled three lots of ibuprofen for infants. The recalled products may have concentrations of ibuprofen that are too high. To date there are no reports of any injury or illness from this pain...
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Instead of "bring home the bacon," say "bring home the bagels," PETA says.
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December 05, 2018 - 11:20 am
By Tara John (CNN) - - Meat-based idioms, like "flogging a dead horse" or "taking the bull by the horns," can be compared with homophobic and racist language, according to animal rights organization PETA. "Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist language, phrases that...
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Students sampled meatless chicken nuggets, vegan burgers, dark chocolate and sea salt bars, vegan meatballs, turkey chili, organic cereal bars, and other offerings from two dozen vendors before rating them.
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Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The students were the ones dishing out grades Tuesday at the School District of Philadelphia headquarters, where kids taste-tested a smorgasbord of potential lunch fare. Students sampled meatless chicken nuggets, vegan burgers, dark chocolate and sea salt bars, vegan...
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Inspira LIFE participant Jacqueline Smith of Vineland has benefited from the MedaCube technology.
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Lynne Adkins
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
VINELAND, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A countertop device is helping seniors keep all their medications straight. The MedaCube is a large black box that can be filled with 16 different prescriptions, which can then be delivered at the right time of day for three months. Dr. Ankur Patel, medical director...
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