Health

Gov. John Carney signed the bill to raise the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products in Delaware.
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David Madden
April 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The state of Delaware will soon raise the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products. Gov. John Carney signed the bill with several young people present. Officials hope teenagers will benefit from the change, some estimating it could help...
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Ian Bush
April 16, 2019 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn researchers have found a way to freeze out some of the painful side effects of chemo. A new study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network has found that cancer patients who experienced oral cryotherapy — essentially, keeping ice chips in the...
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A woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Seth Wenig/AP
April 15, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. Health officials on Monday said 555 measles cases have been confirmed so far this year, up from 465 as of a week ago. While 20 states have reported cases, New York has been the...
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Guiness multipack use
Diageo
April 15, 2019 - 1:18 pm
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN Business (CNN) — Guinness is ditching plastic ring containers and shrink wrap in its beer multipacks. The parent company of the Irish brand, Diageo, announced Monday that it will replace plastic with 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard. The change also applies to...
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pre cut melon
Shutterstock
April 13, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By David G. Allan (CNN/KYW Newsradio) -- Caito Foods LLC is voluntarily recalling pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products containing one of these melons due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food...
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Maddie Gebert
Temple University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple University women's lacrosse team will visit Cincinnati Saturday in American Athletic Conference play. The Owls are led by junior attacker Maddie Gebert, who has scored a team high 24 goals in 12 games this season. It has become quite apparent that there is...
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In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 photo, pedestrians walk past the Lucky Lee's restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York.
AP Photo/Patrick Sison
April 12, 2019 - 1:24 pm
By Terry Tang, Associated Press A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the long-simmering debate about stereotyping and cultural appropriation in the...
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Teal Day
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Hadas Kuznits
April 11, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney has proclaimed April 11 as Teal Day, a day to bring awareness against sexual misconduct and sexual violence. Representatives from Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR) emphasized at City Hall Thursday that there is help available for survivors, like...
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Dr. Derrick Nelson, principal of Westfield High School
Westfield Public Schools via AP
April 11, 2019 - 1:40 pm
WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school principal who had agreed to donate bone marrow to a 14-year-old stranger in France has died, weeks after he lapsed into a coma during the procedure, his family said. Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson, 44, told the school's newspaper that...
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Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play sleeper
CPSC
April 10, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By Ray Sanchez (CNN) — Keenan and Evan Overton want to warn other parents about the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper after their son died while sleeping in the product. Three days before Christmas 2017, 5-month-old Ezra napped in the sleeper, while his father, Keenan Overton, was asleep on the...
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