Health

Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill
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David Madden
November 28, 2019 - 4:15 am
Inspira Health is trading in its Woodbury hospital for a new facility on the west end of the Rowan University campus in Mullica Hill. It will open for patients on Dec. 8 with 210 private rooms. Read more here.
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People eating a holiday table.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Thanksgiving and other holiday gatherings aren't always joyous for everyone. A Philadelphia-area therapist discusses how to handle this time of year if you are dealing with conflict or loss in your family. Read more here.
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Polio vaccination
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in vaccines than in the wild. Read more here.
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Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 9:35 am
Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food safety experts say don't — repeat don't — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. Read more to find out why.
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Closeup of contact lens and solution
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Lynne Adkins
November 25, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a new contact lens that will slow the progression of myopia in children.
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Romaine lettuce
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AP News
November 23, 2019 - 12:35 pm
U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.
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Sales clerk Jimmy Canzoneri stocks the shelves at Smokes 4 Less smoke shop in the village of Wappingers Falls on November 12, 2019.
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Kim Glovas
November 22, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Pennsylvania will soon join 18 other states in banning the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to those under age 21. However, the bill is not sitting well with anti-smoking advocates.
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Edible Arrangements is selling CBD-infused edibles
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CNN
November 22, 2019 - 11:56 am
Edible Arrangements has finally reached nirvana. The company is rolling out a new CBD-infused product line that is appropriately titled Incredible Edibles. Read more here.
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E. coli
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CNN
November 21, 2019 - 12:31 pm
A New Jersey company is recalling more than 97,000 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli, according to public health officials. Read more here.
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Kaniewski​ family
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Antionette Lee
November 21, 2019 - 8:32 am
A bill that could bring millions of dollars to help children fighting cancer is one step closer to being signed into law in Pennsylvania. "It's nice to have some good news," said Rick Kaniewski, whose family has been pushing for the change. He says it's a group effort, and he credits other families...
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