Health

Soda file
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March 18, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another medical study is driving home health issues associated with a diet high in sugary drinks. RELATED: Councilman wants sugar warnings on NYC fast food menus | No sugar for you! NYC rolls out plan to cut sugar from packaged foods | UN health agency backs away from call...
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Pregnant smoker
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March 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If you smoke while pregnant, you are doubling the risk that your newborn will die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. RELATED: Pregnant NYC airport worker says fume concerns cost her job | Mom's use of opioids in pregnancy may stunt kids' learning | NY Assembly votes to raise...
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USDA
March 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Conagra Brands, Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 2,871 pounds of their chicken and rice Chef Boyardee products for misbranding and undeclared allergens. According to the USDA, the products failed to declare that they may contain milk and wheat on the product label...
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March 05, 2019 - 9:15 am
LONDON (1010 WINS) -- A stem cell transplant appears to have cured a patient of HIV. Researchers in the U.K. say the unidentified 'London patient', has had AIDS since 2003, and was treated with stem cell transplants from donors carrying a rare genetic mutation that makes them HIV-resistant. He...
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Obesity
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February 04, 2019 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New analysis finds a troubling health trend among millennials. The American Cancer Society says cancers fueled by obesity are rising in Americans between the ages of 24 and 49. RELATED: Coke-funded group swayed China's obesity efforts, papers say | Report: Obesity Is On The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, a laptop computer monitors a patient's heart function as he takes a stress test while riding a stationary bike in Augusta, Ga. A report released on Wednesday, Jan. 30 2019 estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. (AP Photo/The Augusta Chronicle, Michael Holahan)
January 31, 2019 - 9:42 am
A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. The American Heart Association said Thursday that more than 121 million...
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Doctor file image
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January 29, 2019 - 10:05 am
TEL AVIV (1010 WINS) -- Israeli scientists are reportedly close to developing a cure for cancer within the next year. RELATED: Syria's first lady has successful breast cancer surgery | Milestone: US cancer death rate declines for 25 years straight | WATCH: Boy, 5, dances through cancer treatment...
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Narcan methadone
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January 27, 2019 - 1:33 pm
A 2-year-old boy was one of the latest victims of an overdose on Long Island who needed a shot of Narcan to be revived.
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NYC food carts getting letter grades
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January 18, 2019 - 11:05 am
Letter grades are coming to city food carts, city health officials announced Friday.
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Chocolate
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January 15, 2019 - 1:03 pm
LONDON (1010 WINS) -- Battling a nasty cough? Chocolate may be the best medicine. RELATED: Study: Gym equipment has more germs than toilet seats | Child abuse climbs after Friday report cards, study says | Study: 1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day A research group at the University of Hull in...
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