Health

Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
1010 WINS
December 23, 2018 - 10:46 am
The state Department of Health is investigating at a hospital in Park Slope over possible Legionnaires' disease in the water supply.
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on it's way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts into a large beaker at New Earth Biosciences in Salem, Ore. The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil. The head of the Food and Drug Administration says adding CBD to food or dietary supplements is still illegal. President Donald Trump signed a farm bill this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop, but FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a statement saying CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or supplements without approval from his agency. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
December 22, 2018 - 3:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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Doctor measuring an obese man.
Jean Paul Chassenet | Dreamstime.com
December 20, 2018 - 9:40 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- America is getting shorter and fatter. RELATED: Man wins woman's weight in beer at wife-carrying contest | Weight-loss drug Belviq seems safe for heart, study finds | Flat Tummy Company Stokes Uproar With Times Square Weight Loss Ad New data from the CDC shows average weight...
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© Rui G. Santos | Dreamstime.com
December 20, 2018 - 6:55 am
If you could put a price on sleep, how much would you pay?
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Vaping
Dai Sugano, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
December 17, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use.
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Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
December 15, 2018 - 4:15 pm
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray was one of a number of people on a panel about Latino health care Saturday who said they were horrified by a Texas judge’s decision Friday that struck down Obamacare.
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Obamacare Affordable Care Act
Shelby Knowles/ The Texas Tribune
December 15, 2018 - 10:23 am
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.
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Vegan
Xinhua
December 03, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Is ethical veganism a “philosophical belief” that should be given the same protections that religions are?
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(David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 8:37 am
Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live.
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Black rhino head portrait.
Dreamstime
November 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The feds are warning men about an over-the-counter line of male enhancement products. RELATED: FDA reportedly plans to ban menthol cigs, limit flavored e-cigs | FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants | FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of...
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