Health

Grilling
Suzanne Monaghan
June 29, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Planning a cookout, party or heading on a road trip this Fourth of July holiday? There are some food safety guidelines to help prevent food poisoning. The number of foodborne illnesses increases during the summer months. "Every year, it's estimated that there are...
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Air Pollution
June 29, 2018 - 7:12 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Levels of air pollution well below what is considered safe by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organization are causing an increased risk of diabetes worldwide, according to a study published Friday in the journal Lancet Planetary Health...
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June 29, 2018 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tainted irrigation water appears to be the source of a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, health officials said Thursday. About 200 people were sickened in the E. coli outbreak and five people died. The outbreak, which started in the spring, is now over, the...
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The Miller family, from left: George, Kristi, Tara, Lauren, Debbie
Courtesy of Lauren Miller
Kristen Johanson
June 27, 2018 - 9:43 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A Jersey Shore family is turning devastation into hope for others. Tara Miller was 28 years old when she was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma, after finding a small bump behind her ear. "It progressed within a couple of months to stage 4," said her twin sister, Lauren...
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Temple University Hospital celebrated their new designation Wednesday as a so-called baby-friendly birth facility.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University Hospital celebrated their new designation Wednesday as a so-called baby-friendly birth facility. Gail Herrine, medical director of lactation at the postpartum unit, said the designation calls for a big emphasis on helping new moms successfully...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
June 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There could soon be another tool in the battle of type 2 diabetes. The artificial pancreas is currently approved for use in people with type 1 diabetes. Antonio Di Carlo, a transplant surgeon at Temple University Hospital, said the device monitors and controls blood...
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A flight attendant's life may look glamorous, but the job comes with health hazards that go beyond managing surly passengers. As a group, they get certain cancers more than the general population, according to a new study.
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June 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm
By Jen Christensen (CNN) -- A flight attendant's life may look glamorous, but the job comes with health hazards that go beyond managing surly passengers. As a group, they get certain cancers more than the general population, according to a new study. Scientists have long found that flight...
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Eye Exam
Lynne Adkins
June 23, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — Cancer of the eye is rare, but if you're at risk, a yearly eye exam could save your life. If you have blurred vision, see flashing lights or are missing part of your sight, get a check up. These are symptoms of ocular cancer, according to Carol Shields, director of...
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Measles
June 22, 2018 - 9:22 pm
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Health officials in New Jersey are warning residents about possible measles exposure. They're working with state officials to help identify anyone who may have come in contact with a woman who tested positive for the disease. A New Jersey resident was...
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video games
Suzanne Monaghan
June 22, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you're the parent of a teen into gaming, then you've most likely heard of Fortnite. It's become a phenomenon among kids and it's leading to problems for some users. The game is built to be addictive. It's social. Players work in teams so there's peer pressure to...
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