Health

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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This 2004 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Gram-negative Campylobacter fetus bacteria. As of April 2019, recent illnesses tied to raw turkey, ground beef, cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Salmonella and campylobacter are allowed in raw poultry sold in supermarkets, noted Tony Corbo of Food and Water Watch, an advocacy group that supports stricter food safety regulations. It’s why health experts advise people to properly handle and cook poultry. (Janice Haney Carr/CDC via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As recent illnesses tied to raw turkey , ground beef , cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don't appear to be going away anytime soon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report Thursday that the frequency of several types of food...
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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
1010 WINS Newsroom
April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Measles cases in the U.S. this year have climbed past 680 to their highest level in 25 years, a resurgence largely due to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. According to health officials, on Wednesday, there were 61 new cases reported since late last...
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A public water fountain
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 22, 2019 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It looks like drinking water does more than keep children hydrated. A new study by the CDC says one out of every five kids who don't drink water at all, consume an extra 93 calories a day from sugary beverages like sports drinks, juice, and soda. Researchers believe it might...
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FILE - This March 27, 2019 file photo shows a sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up U.S. measles cases, which remain on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 22, 2019 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York. That brings this year's total to 626. That is already the...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
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Mike Montone
April 22, 2019 - 9:38 am
EAST LANSING, MI (1010 WINS) -- Pot smokers with the munchies devour all sorts of unhealthy foods from sweet to salty to fatty, so you'd think users would be packing on the pounds -- not so. Michigan State University researchers say just the opposite is true. RELATED: New York City Council passes...
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