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Man smokes an e-cigarette
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Justin Udo
October 07, 2019 - 8:50 am
The recent spike in illnesses and deaths related to vaping has led The Food and Drug Administration to issue a warning to smokers to stop using vaping products that contain THC. KYW Newsradio talked to some local THC vapers about their thoughts on the warning.
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Tim Jimenez
September 30, 2019 - 7:05 am
CVS Pharmacy has announced it will stop selling the the popular heartburn medicine Zantac and the store's generic brand because of a possible link to cancer.
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Juul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York.
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. The Food and Drug...
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KYW Staff
August 27, 2019 - 3:35 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule to require new health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to dramatically...
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Little Bites Cookies
Bimbo Bakeries USA
August 02, 2019 - 4:28 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) — Entenmann's Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies are being recalled due to customer complaints of finding blue plastic pieces on these commercially baked products, the company said Thursday . No injuries have been reported, but the plastic, which was not been baked into the...
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FDA vaping ad
FDA
July 23, 2019 - 5:32 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration put out its first TV ads focused on e-cigarette prevention. The effort is part of the FDA's "The Real Cost" youth e-cigarette prevention campaign, a $60 million initiative that launched last year through social media, digital content...
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Ragu pasta sauce
Mizkan America, Inc.
July 22, 2019 - 3:27 pm
By Ryan Prior (CNN) — Before you break open a jar of Ragu pasta sauce for your Sunday dinner, take a look to make sure it's not part of a new recall. Mizkan America, the company that makes Ragu, announced a recall of several kinds of sauce, citing concerns that some were contaminated with fragments...
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This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot.
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July 21, 2019 - 2:21 pm
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly...
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Pita Pal Foods is recalling 87 types of hummus products over concerns about potential listeria contamination, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.
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July 17, 2019 - 2:33 pm
By Michelle Lou, CNN (CNN) -- Pita Pal Foods is recalling 87 types of hummus products over concerns about potential listeria contamination, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. The recalled products were made between May 30 and June 25 before being distributed across the United States...
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Images of two products recalled by Growers Express
Growers Express
July 02, 2019 - 8:32 am
By Lauren Kent, CNN (CNN) -- Some packages of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and vegetable bowls sold under the brands Green Giant, Trader Joe's and Signature Farms have been recalled, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The vegetable products were voluntarily recalled by...
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