Health

Hometown Food Company
June 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of cases of Pillsbury flour have been recalled because they may be contaminated with E. coli. About 4,620 cases of 5-pound bags of Pillsbury Best Bread Flour were distributed to a limited number of stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey,...
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June 17, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Why do people want to spend time in the great outdoors? Perhaps it's because spending time in nature actually makes you feel better, according to a new study published in Scientific Reports. Researchers in the U.K. asked about 20,000 people how much time they had spent outdoors during...
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Gina Adams is pictured far right in this undated photo. (Wareologie)
June 17, 2019 - 6:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Gina Adams, a mother of two in Michigan, saw firsthand the toll that Parkinson's disease took on her stepfather, especially when he was unable to do everyday things like button his own shirt. "He was a brilliant engineer and a guitar player, and when he could no longer button his own...
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Desiree Hamilton
June 17, 2019 - 5:45 am
(SUMMERVILLE, S.C.) -- "Stay in the mix with a fruity fix" is a phrase these young entrepreneurs live by. Armani, 13, and Amaya Jefferson, 12, founders of Mani & Maya's Fruity Treats, started their own business in Summerville, South Carolina, to raise money to help find a cure for sickle cell...
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Mizkan America, Inc.
June 16, 2019 - 4:18 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Mizkan America, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for multiple flavors of its pasta sauces that may contain fragments of plastic. There have been no reports of consumer injuries or complaints, the company announced in a press release over the weekend. The affected sauces were...
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Courtesy Warren Flood
June 16, 2019 - 12:10 pm
(DETROIT) -- For Warren Flood, having his son, Malcolm, changed the course of his life. Prior to becoming a dad, Flood, who is 43, worked in consulting and described the business model as "trading hours for dollars." "My friends told me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You have all the time in the world...
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Courtesy DeLauren McKnight
June 16, 2019 - 12:02 pm
(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A woman from North Carolina has given the gift of life to the man who adopted her when she was an infant. DeLauren McKnight chose to donate her kidney to her dad, Billy Houze, after tests revealed she was a match for the procedure. "She told me, 'Daddy, you thought you were saving...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of U.S. counties, cities and villages filed for class action status in a massive, multi-district litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies on Friday. New York's Albany County and New Jersey's Bergen County, as well as Atlanta, Georgia; Baton Rouge...
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June 14, 2019 - 3:42 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When you think about rabies, you might consider dogs or raccoons to be the first ones to pass the viral disease, but according to a new report, you’re more likely to get it from bats. Rabies is a deadly virus that, up until 1960, had been spread mainly through domesticated animals...
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June 14, 2019 - 9:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- New York is now the latest state to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccinations amid the ongoing measles outbreak. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the removal into law Thursday, noting that the Empire State is in the midst of the worst measles outbreak in more than a quarter of a century...
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