Health

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Dreamstime
May 21, 2018 - 11:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The number of calls to poison control centers for children and adolescents ingesting ADHD medications has been going up. A study in the journal Pediatrics says the number rose by more than 60 percent from 2000 to 2014. This includes intentional and unintentional exposure...
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May 09, 2018 - 5:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The FDA says there is a shortage of EpiPens in parts of the United States, including New York and New Jersey. Supermarket chain Wegmans first reported the shortages last month and Pfizer, the manufacture of the EpiPens, is blaming third-party components. The advocacy group...
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ConAgra
April 12, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Conagra Brands, Inc., has recalled approximately 135,159 pounds of Salisbury steak products (poultry, pork, and beef) that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone.
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYC Health Department is warning New Yorkers about 10 skin-lightening creams from Pakistan and two medicated soaps from Spain that contain elevated levels of mercury. These products can contain up to 14,000 times the allowable limit for mercury in cosmetics, according to...
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2018 - 1:37 pm
The gay dating app Grindr has acknowledged sharing its users' HIV status with two companies.
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Sonia Rincon
March 19, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray were on Staten Island Monday, to discuss the city's battle against the ongoing opioid abuse crisis.
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Dreamstime
March 11, 2018 - 3:51 pm
There have been several studies looking at the health implications of Daylight Saving Time.
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March 05, 2018 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart was in Washington on Monday. Stewart was there to speak out against the Trump Administration's plan to reorganize the World Trade Center health program. Under the president's proposed budget, the World Trade Center health program would be...
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