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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 04:12 PM EDT

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

After decades of improvement, America's air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 07:49 AM EDT

Interested in CBD? Here's What You Should Know

Interested in CBD? Here's What You Should Know

You’ve probably seen it and perhaps struggled to understand the craze. CBD, or cannabidiol, a cannabis extract, has made its way up to food, drinks and dietary supplements almost everywhere. The hype has...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 08:48 PM EDT

San Francisco Moves Closer to Nation's 1st E-Cigarette Ban

San Francisco Moves Closer to Nation's 1st E-Cigarette Ban

San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping. In a unanimous vote, supervisors approved...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:43 AM EDT

CDC Issues Travel Warning To and From Europe

CDC Issues Travel Warning To and From Europe

A new Centers for Disease Control report is raising concerns that travelers visiting Europe could bring home not just memories, but potentially new measles cases. Health experts say the region is experiencing a...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:12 PM EDT

WinCo's Frozen Raspberries From Washington Farm Recalled

WinCo's Frozen Raspberries From Washington Farm Recalled

Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S. WinCo Foods says it sold frozen red raspberries manufactured by Rader Farms of Bellingham, Washington, that may be...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 05:05 PM EDT

Teen Recovering After Doctors Pull 10-Inch Blade From Skull

Teen Recovering After Doctors Pull 10-Inch Blade From Skull

A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky. Jimmy Russell said her son, Eli Gregg, was playing Thursday evening outside of their home in Redfield, about 90...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 09:36 PM EDT

New Jersey Man Found Dead in Dominican Republic Hotel Room

New Jersey Man Found Dead in Dominican Republic Hotel Room

Officials are investigating the death of another U.S. citizen in the Dominican Republic. Joseph Allen, 55, of Avenel, New Jersey, was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room on June 13, according to...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 03:37 PM EDT

World's Population Could Swell to 10.9 Billion by 2100, U.N. Report Finds

World's Population Could Swell to 10.9 Billion by 2100, U.N. Report Finds

The world’s population could swell to 10.9 billion by the end of the century, a new United Nations analysis found, raising concerns that adding more than 3 billion people to the planet could further deplete...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 01:09 PM EDT

Pillsbury Best Flour Recalled in 10 States Over E. Coli Concerns

Pillsbury Best Flour Recalled in 10 States Over E. Coli Concerns

Thousands of cases of Pillsbury Best flour are being recalled because of the possible presence of E. coli, the FDA announced.

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 07:08 PM EDT

Summer Camp Is The Newest Front in Measles Outbreak Battle

Summer Camp Is The Newest Front in Measles Outbreak Battle

The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp. Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City...

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