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Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 05:09 PM EST

New Experimental Treatment Possibilities for Alzheimer's Disease

New Experimental Treatment Possibilities for Alzheimer's Disease

While there is no current cure for Alzheimer's, efforts are continually underway to find experimental treatments to help with the symptoms including at Rhode Island Hospital.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 01:56 PM EST

Recall Issued for Market 32 By Price Chopper Ham That Might Contain Plastic: USDA

Recall Issued for Market 32 By Price Chopper Ham That Might Contain Plastic: USDA

A recall has been issued for some Market 32 By Price Chopper Black Forest Ham sold at deli counters in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont, according to the U.S....

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 08:51 AM EST

S. Carolina Pediatrician Stops Taking Unvaccinated Patients

S. Carolina Pediatrician Stops Taking Unvaccinated Patients

A South Carolina pediatrics office is turning away unvaccinated patients, citing the health and safety of other immunocompromised children who are in danger of catching contagious diseases in the waiting...

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 at 08:51 AM EST

States Mull Murder Charges for Drug Dealers Amid Opioid Crisis

States Mull Murder Charges for Drug Dealers Amid Opioid Crisis

Having lost his 29-year-old son to a fentanyl overdose, Dean Palozej believes dealers who peddle drugs that kill should be locked up for a very long time — for the rest of their life, in some cases. A...

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 at 06:49 AM EST

Boston Market Frozen Meals Recalled

Boston Market Frozen Meals Recalled

Boston Market pork rib frozen meals have been recalled after extraneous material was found inside the meat. Bellisio Foods, based in Jackson, Ohio, recalled more than 173,000 pounds of the "Boston Market...

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 07:10 AM EST

Trump Bars Clinic Referrals, Setting Up Abortion Obstacles

Trump Bars Clinic Referrals, Setting Up Abortion Obstacles

The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in...

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 01:55 PM EST

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed in Talc Powder Asbestos Probe

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed in Talc Powder Asbestos Probe

Johnson & Johnson acknowledged Wednesday that it was subpoenaed by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission over litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its talc...

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 09:54 AM EST

Tooth Fairy Is Drawing Purse Strings Tighter, Survey Finds

Tooth Fairy Is Drawing Purse Strings Tighter, Survey Finds

Kids are getting less money from the tooth fairy these days, NBC News reported. Parents — er, make that the tooth fairy — paid out $3.70 per tooth in 2018, down 43 cents from the year before and even more from...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:51 PM EST

School Fined Over Mold and Asbestos

School Fined Over Mold and Asbestos

mold and asbestos found at a school in Maynard have prompted a fine from Massachusetts officials.">Serious concerns raised about mold and asbestos found at a school in Maynard have prompted a fine from Massachusetts officials.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 10:24 PM EST

'She Just Took Off': 3-Year-Old With Rare Disease Gains Mobility

'She Just Took Off': 3-Year-Old With Rare Disease Gains Mobility

Since the day she was born, Kailyn Bennett has been fighting for her life. Diagnosed with a rare genetic disease, doctors said the 3-year-old would lose her sight, hearing and ability to speak or move. But now,...

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