Health

Romaine Salad
Dreamstime
November 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
(CBS) -- The FDA is looking at California as a potential source of romaine lettuce tainted with a potentially deadly strain E. coli. Health officials said romaine lettuce should be removed from all supermarket shelves and restaurant menus until they can determine the source of the new outbreak. But...
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insulin
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November 21, 2018 - 9:44 pm
By Meera Senthilingam, CNN (CNN) -- As the number of people living with diabetes continues to rise, the access to insulin needed to meet growing demand will fall short, a new study predicts. By 2030, 79 million adults with type 2 diabetes are expected to need insulin to manage their condition and...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 21, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thanksgiving can be triggering for people who struggle with eating disorders. Dr. Samantha DeCaro, assistant clinical director at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia, said this can be a difficult time for those recovering from an eating disorder. "Around Thanksgiving,...
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The CDC has recalled and issued warnings about romaine lettuce, turkey products and more.
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November 21, 2018 - 4:01 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) -- Thanksgiving is many Americans' favorite holiday because it is a time when family, friends, neighbors and strangers come together to share their favorite foods. Before you prepare your favorite dishes, take a moment to review the food recalls and illness outbreaks...
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Trouble in Toyland
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
November 20, 2018 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The consumer advocacy organization PennPIRG is out again with its "Trouble in Toyland" survey, warning parents about dangerous toys on store shelves, as the holiday gift-buying season gets into full swing. This year, trendy "slime" toys are coming into focus. Sine...
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Romaine Salad
Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 3:30 pm
(KYW Newsradio/CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli. Thirty-two people, including 13 who have been hospitalized, have been infected with the outbreak strain in 11 states, according...
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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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Dreamstime
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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