Health

Summit county executive Ilene Shapiro speaks to the media outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:04 am
The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker reached an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement over the toll of the opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis. The settlement was announced just hours before the trial was...
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People walk along a corridor at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, N.J.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.
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At Ridley High School, five people have the mumps: one student, one student-teacher, and three staffers.
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Tim Jimenez
October 18, 2019 - 8:52 am
Ridley High School officials say five people at the school — one student, three staff members, and a student teacher — have come down with a case of the mumps, and they may have been exposed to the virus within the last few weeks.
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Baby eating baby food.
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CNN
October 17, 2019 - 7:49 pm
Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
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uul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, the company announced it will voluntarily stop selling its fruit and dessert-flavored vaping pods.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Juul Labs stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors Thursday, acknowledging the public's "lack of trust" in the vaping industry.
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Doctor holding sign that says eating disorder.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 16, 2019 - 8:19 pm
A new Center City facility focused on treating eating disorders opens Thursday at 15th and Walnut streets.
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Vaccine.
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John McDevitt
October 16, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are one step closer to protecting humans against genital herpes.
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A health system on a computer.
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Lynne Adkins
October 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
That patient portal you use to get lab results and schedule doctors appointments could be more helpful than you know.
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Joint Health Science Center in Camden.
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David Madden
October 15, 2019 - 2:45 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It's another step in Camden’s resurgence as officials opened the $70 million Joint Health Science Center , which will be the home for research work done by Rowan and Rutgers universities. Camden County College and two medical schools will also play a part. This is the...
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Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
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Paul Kurtz
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
As displaced students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy move to temporary new homes, asbestos removal teams in the building continue their work to meet a January deadline.
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