Health

Johnny Lopez
November 11, 2019 - 10:52 am
Ten people in Oklahoma wound up in the hospital after being given the wrong medication. Eight residents and two staff members at Jacquelyn House, a care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, became unresponsive after being injected with insulin instead of the flu shot, reported USA...
Read More
Tarrah Gibbons
November 08, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Flu season is officially here. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. This can infect the throat, nose and sometimes lungs. RADIO.COM interviewed Dr. Janette Nesheiwat, a medical correspondent and medical director of City MD, who says the best way to prevent the...
Read More
Getty Images
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 25, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have pulled some or all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson's baby powder from shelves to avoid confusing consumers, after a minuscule amount of asbestos was found in one bottle. Johnson & Johnson recalled all 33,000 bottles from the same lot as that bottle last Friday, a day...
Read More
Attorney Mark Lanier gets a hug outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland. The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 21, 2019 - 5:22 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the terrible toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal trial over the crisis. The trial, involving Cleveland's Cuyahoga County...
Read More
USDA
Kimberly Dole
October 21, 2019 - 1:59 pm
CARYVILLE, Tenn. (1010 WINS/ AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee have been recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella. A Food Safety and Inspection Service statement released Friday says the...
Read More
Staten Island
iStock/Getty Images
Adam Warner
October 19, 2019 - 6:14 pm
New research shows that cancer rates on Staten Island are 16 percent higher than cancer rates in the rest of the city.
Read More
Sipa USA
Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ample Hills ice cream has recalled all half pints of Peppermint Pattie Ice Cream with Best by Date 6/18/20 time stamps over peanut issues. According to the FDA, the affected ice cream may have peanuts in it, which isn't listed on the label and can cause life-threatening...
Read More
Tarrah Gibbons
October 03, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Amid rising concerns over the EEE (eastern equine encephalitis) virus, RADIO.COM brought in an infectious diseases expert to explain how to best to protect yourself. Dr. Robert Glatter from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City said the virus is a rare, life-threatening virus that can cause...
Read More
FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, a man makes a submarine sandwich with mortadella, cooked salami, ham, Genoa salami and sweet capicola at a delicatessen in Massachusetts. An international team of researchers is questioning the advice to limit red and processed meats, saying the link to cancer and heart disease is weak. Their conclusions were swiftly attacked by a group of prominent U.S. scientists who tried to stop publication of the research, arguing it sends the wrong message. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 30, 2019 - 8:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak? A team of international researchers says probably not, contradicting established advice. In a series of papers published Monday, the researchers say the increased risks...
Read More
Youtube: Dr. Oz Show
Kimberly Dole
September 27, 2019 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman, 66, is facing a series of medical issues just three months after his wife, Beth, died of complications from throat cancer. A clip of Monday’s episode of The Dr. Oz Show, the Dog’s Most Wanted star, learned he was suffering from a...
Read More

Pages