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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

Measles Sickens 107 From 21 States in First Half of Year

Measles Sickens 107 From 21 States in First Half of Year

More than 100 people from 21 states were reported to have contracted measles in the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says on its website. There have been a total of 107...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:14 PM EDT

Adele Shares Story of Friend Who Had Postpartum Psychosis

Adele Shares Story of Friend Who Had Postpartum Psychosis

Adele had a message for new moms when she shared the story of her best friend, who suffered a serious mental illness after giving birth to her first child. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the singer urged new moms...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:41 PM EDT

FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply

FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled certain drugs in recent days, one out of precaution and one due to possible contamination, and the warning has served as a reminder of a drug market that's...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 06:05 PM EDT

Yoga Pants Danger

Yoga Pants Danger

Lots of women enjoy wearing yoga pants just about everywhere. But hospitals are now warning against having them on during certain exams.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:14 AM EDT

Toxic Compounds Showing Up in Public Water Systems

Toxic Compounds Showing Up in Public Water Systems

Residents and state, local and military officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly — and decisively — to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of the chemicals, perfluoroalkyl...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:33 AM EDT

436 Confirmed Sick After Eating McDonald's Salad

436 Confirmed Sick After Eating McDonald's Salad

The CDC is now reporting that 436 people have been diagnosed with an intestinal illness after consuming salads at McDonald’s restaurants. The laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported in...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:06 PM EDT

Are Carrots Good for You?

Are Carrots Good for You?

Carrots are a popular snack for both kids and adults, but some diets like South Beach and Keto suggest that there's too much sugar in carrots. Consumer Reports health and food editor Jesse Hirsch says you...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 07:19 PM EDT

Maine Takes New Steps in Tick Prevention

Maine Takes New Steps in Tick Prevention

The state of Maine is taking new steps to stop the spread of ticks at the same time researchers watch for a new species to enter the state. A popular landscaping plant called the Japanese barberry bush is...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:45 PM EDT

Study: Workers in Dangerous Jobs More Prone to Overdoses

Study: Workers in Dangerous Jobs More Prone to Overdoses

A study has found that construction workers are six times more likely to die from opioid overdoses than all other occupations in Massachusetts. The state Department of Public Health reported Wednesday there...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:28 AM EDT

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure...

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