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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, the Allergan logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, the medical device maker announced a worldwide recall of its Biocell breast implants which are linked to a rare form of cancer. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 24, 2019 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information showed...
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July 20, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Target and The Fresh Market are recalling some packaged sandwiches and salads over fears they may be contaminated with listeria.
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, containers depicting OxyContin prescription pill bottles lie on the ground in front of the Department of Health and Human Services' headquarters in Washington as protesters demonstrate against the FDA's opioid prescription drug approval practices. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 18, 2019 - 5:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as...
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Lynne Adkins
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
( KYW Newsradio ) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson...
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July 03, 2019 - 5:01 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked an Ohio law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, allowing clinics to continue to provide the procedure as a legal battle advances. Wednesday's decision halts enforcement of the so-called heartbeat bill law that...
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June 30, 2019 - 4:37 pm
The Center for Disease Control is warning Americans about a fecal parasite that can live for a week in chlorinated swimming pools.
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June 25, 2019 - 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. That's according to a group of first responders who met Tuesday with the Kentucky Republican at...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Scientists say a good thing can sometimes lead to a bad thing.
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Kimberly Dole
June 24, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 'boil water' advisory that took effect last Friday was just lifted for Long Beach residents. The latest test results are negative for E. coli. This is the second consecutive round of negative results. RELATED: Long Beach residents told to boil their water amid E. coli...
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Kimberly Dole
June 21, 2019 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The latest story published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that 23 to 33 percent of women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in just for the purpose of getting a free meal. The phenomena they refer to as “Foodie...
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