Health

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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Health Care Hospital
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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Marijuana weed
Trevor Hughes, Trevor Hughes-USA TODAY NETWORK
Adam Warner
November 26, 2018 - 10:01 am
Having planted the seed to legalize weed, legislators may finally vote on a bill Monday to permit pot smoking on this side of the Hudson.
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Measles
Dreamstime
November 24, 2018 - 5:52 pm
New Jersey health officials have confirmed more cases of measles in a central New Jersey community.
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