Health

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, produce is displayed for sale at a farmers market in Kalamazoo, Mich. A study released on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (Katie Alaimo/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women over two decades rather than other studies that...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, University of Pittsburgh pharmacy student Alexandria Taylor prepares syringes during a free measles vaccination clinic by the Allegheny County Health Department at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA in Pittsburgh. On Monday, May 13, 2019, U.S. health officials say the year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, in a growing tally that already is the nation’s highest in 25 years. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
May 13, 2019 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were reported as of last week. That's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year. The Centers...
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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
May 13, 2019 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The CDC has provided an update on the measles outbreak and it does not look good for New York. It found that this year's count of measles cases has reached 839 -- that's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported for the entire year. RELATED: US measles cases still climbing...
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President Trump
Matt Kryger/IndyStar
May 10, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — The Health and Human Services Department announced Thursday that California-Based Gilead Sciences Inc. has agreed to donate medications that reduce the risk of HIV transmission for up to 200,000 people a year. "Will help us achieve our goal of ending the HIV epidemic in...
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Candida Auris
CDC
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 05, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control to declare an emergency and unlock special funding to stem a potentially deadly drug-resistant fungus that's been spreading at health care facilities.
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Tyson recall
USDA
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 04, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Time to check your fridge: Millions of pounds of frozen chicken strips have been recalled over contamination fears.
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Protein shake
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 04, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Protein shakes may be helping you build muscle, but they might also be messing with your physical and mental health, according to researchers.
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2019 - 6:45 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York health officials say the influenza season isn't over yet but flu is no longer prevalent in the state. State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker says that means health care workers who aren't vaccinated against the flu are no longer required to wear...
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Monster Energy Drink
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 30, 2019 - 1:37 pm
BOSTON (1010 WINS) -- A new study shows young adults are consuming more highly caffeinated energy drinks than ever before. RELATED: Doctors call for tax on sugary drinks to fight youth obesity Caffeine hit for Coca-Cola as it buys Costa coffee chain Caffeine shot: Coke bets "Coke Plus Coffee"...
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Cell phone night
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Adam Warner
April 29, 2019 - 11:47 am
There have been plenty of studies recently about how phone and tablet screens can cause sleeplessness and even memory lapses – now researchers have discovered they can give people wrinkles too.
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