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Tim Jimenez
September 30, 2019 - 7:05 am
CVS Pharmacy has announced it will stop selling the the popular heartburn medicine Zantac and the store's generic brand because of a possible link to cancer.
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CNN
September 28, 2019 - 12:26 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- When multidrug-resistant pathogens kept reappearing on the skin of premature babies in a German hospital's neonatal intensive care unit, investigators were confused. Tests for contamination in the incubators, as well as among healthcare workers who came into contact...
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Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2019 - 11:30 am
Malnutrition is a serious problem for senior citizens. To help combat it, the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held a conference Friday on how to better connect people with resources.
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 10:55 am
Greg Manteufel lost parts of his arms and legs, as well as the skin of his nose and part of his upper lip. The cause was capnocytophaga, a germ from his dog, Ellie's, mouth. Read more here.
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 8:57 am
Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13. Read more here.
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Employees at the marijuana retailer Bridge City Collective in Portland, Ore., can be seen setting up the store for the day behind a row of marijuana products for sale there.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:01 am
Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what's causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer McDonald's is finally taking a nibble of the plant-based burger. In a very limited test in Canada, McDonald's said Thursday that it's introducing the PLT, or the plant, lettuce and tomato burger. It will be available for 12 weeks in 28 restaurants in...
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Shoppers are shown leaving a Sam's Club in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 8:39 am
Walmart's Sam's Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on everyday care its customers might delay or skip because of the cost.
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Antionette Lee
September 25, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Leaders of a Philadelphia nonprofit say they're addressing barriers to healthcare men encounter by bringing the doctors to the people at a free health fair this Saturday.
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Pa. Deputy Health Secretary Ray Barishansky and members of the Alternative Response Unit discuss the state's push to boost opioid treatment efforts.
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Paul Kurtz
September 25, 2019 - 4:45 pm
The Wolf administration provided free naloxone at nearly 100 locations throughout the state on Wednesday, according to Pennsylvania Department of Health officials who were in Philadelphia to give a progress report on the war on opioids.
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