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This image from video provided by Michelob shows a frame from their 2019 Super Bowl commercial for Michelob Ultra Pure Gold.
Michelob ULTRA via AP
February 01, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer A new Super Bowl commercial aims to calm frenzied football fans with oddly relaxing images of actress Zoe Kravitz whispering into a pair of microphones and softly tapping on a bottle. The beer ad , which already has drawn more than 10 million views, stands to...
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FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks about proposed reforms to Medicare Part B drug pricing policies at the Brookings Institute in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
January 31, 2019 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Thursday unveiled a plan to channel now-hidden prescription drug rebates directly to patients, saying it would bypass middlemen and lower prices for consumers. The proposed regulation from Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar would eliminate...
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In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, a laptop computer monitors a patient's heart function as he takes a stress test while riding a stationary bike in Augusta, Ga.
The Augusta Chronicle, Michael Holahan/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 10:15 am
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. The American Heart...
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Cancer.
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 30, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Jerusalem Post article this week highlighted Israeli scientists who say they'll be able to come up with a cure for cancer within a year. The article quotes Dan Aridor of Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. in saying he believes his company will find an...
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Tyson Foods is recalling 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets — not because the chicken is rubbery, but — because rubber may actually be in them.
USDA
January 30, 2019 - 6:56 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — Tyson Foods is recalling 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets — not because the chicken is rubbery, but — because rubber may actually be in them. Federal officials are urging consumers to check the back of the freezer and dump any "Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets,"...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
January 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is getting failing grades for its efforts to prevent tobacco use and help smokers quit the habit. The American Lung Association has been giving out grades for 17 years. Sarah Lawver, the association's advocacy director in Pennsylvania, said states are...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
January 29, 2019 - 4:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale toured a North Philadelphia hospital Tuesday, where the emergency room staff sees hundreds of gunshot victims a year. The visit was part of an effort to reduce gun deaths in the state. "We've had five people come in at...
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Dr. Howard Saul.
Courtesy of Lourdes Health System
Lynne Adkins
January 29, 2019 - 4:33 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Camden County doctor has found that humor can be a big help when treating his cancer patients. A cancer diagnoses is frightening, but a gynecologic oncologist is using humor to help his patients cope. Dr. Howard Saul at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center says one...
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Marie Kondo was likely just out of diapers and making a mess when Regina Leeds got into this work.
Denise Crew/Netflix via CNN
January 28, 2019 - 8:24 pm
By Jessica Ravitz, CNN (CNN) -- Marie Kondo was likely just out of diapers and making a mess when Regina Leeds got into this work. Organizing was Leeds' "side hustle" starting in January 1988, what she did to get by while hoping to become a full-time actress. People at Los Angeles parties raised...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
January 28, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia continues to struggle with the opioid epidemic, the behavioral health department has announced it will make medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, available to everyone who enters residential treatment. There is no cure for opioid addiction, but there...
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