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November 08, 2018 - 4:31 pm
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) — New Age Beverages recently announced it intends to launch a line of CBD-infused waters, teas and other drinks in the United States. The company already makes Bob Marley-branded organic coffees and teas and Coco Libre coconut water and kombucha drinks...
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November 08, 2018 - 12:41 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new version of the once-popular asthma inhaler Primatene Mist will soon return to U.S. stores. The Food and Drug Administration approved the over-the-counter aerosol inhaler late Wednesday. It's for temporary relief of mild, intermittent asthma symptoms in people ages 12 and...
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There is a benefit in doctors asking their patients whether or not they have experienced any domestic violence at home.
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November 08, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If we have learned anything from the #MeToo movement, it is that women are at risk, perhaps far greater risk than we previously thought, to be victims of violence. A...
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Partially sighted pensioner Raymond Flynn, 80, from Audenshaw, Manchester, has his sight checked by surgeon Professor Paulo Stagna from The Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility at University Manchester Hospital.
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November 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There may soon be a way to preserve your vision with a lot less hassle. Wet macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss, but it can be treated, according to Dr. Carl Regillo, director of Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital . He said the medicines work well...
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Weather can play a role in a chance of a heart attack, a study finds.
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November 07, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain times of the day and week that people are more likely to have a heart attack, for instance, Monday morning is a particularly tough time. Now, there is...
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One of the biggest goals for doctors who treat patients in the hospital is making certain that they go home and don't have to return quickly.
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November 06, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the biggest goals for doctors who treat patients in the hospital is making certain that they go home and don't have to return quickly. No one wants to return to...
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Lifestyle changes can make the biggest difference and can be a life saver when it comes to stroke.
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November 05, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is an argument as old as people, or at least as old as people understanding that we inherit certain traits from our parents. What is more important: genes or...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:55 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) -- The calendar has flipped to November, and the clocks have been turned back an hour. That means colder weather is coming, and so is the flu. Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says the flu season officially began September 30, and as of last week, there...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:24 pm
By Debra Goldschmidt (CNN) -- Despite the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing the nation, the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new opioid medication five to 10 times more powerful than fentanyl. Dsuvia, made by AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., is a tablet in a single-dose, prefilled...
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November 03, 2018 - 7:17 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) - - The leading maker of e-cigarettes, Juul Labs, attempted to roll out an anti-vaping curriculum in schools earlier this year, offering school districts thousands of dollars and new technologies to implement it, according to documents and emails obtained by CNN. The...
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