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Triatomines aka the 'kissing bug'
Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
1010 WINS Newsroom
April 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- And now a warning about the 'kissing bug'. It's a bloodsucking creature known to scientists as triatomines. They tend to bight around the eyes and mouth. RELATED: Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining Beware: Disease-carrying 'kissing bug'...
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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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Doctor measuring an obese man.
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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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Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Do not eat romaine lettuce. Period.
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Dreamstime
November 09, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Just in time for Thanksgiving, the CDC says a Salmonella outbreak tied to turkey products is making people sick. The CDC says 164 people have fallen in ill in 35 states -- 12 have been in New York. RELATED: Pork, chicken products shipped to NJ recalled over contamination...
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Raw Chicken
Dreamstime
October 18, 2018 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A multidrug-resistant form of Salmonella has caused a rash of infections in the Tri-State area. Ninety-two people in 29 states have been infected, with the outbreak connected to raw chicken products, ABC7 reports. There have been 10 cases in New York and 9 in New Jersey. The...
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Dreamstime
October 17, 2018 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A polio-like disease is creating a scare in the Tri-State area. There have been several confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in New Jersey over the past few years. RELATED: Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states In New York, health...
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Dreamstime
September 26, 2018 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The national trend line for sexually transmitted disease is moving in the wrong direction, and the CDC says New York is no exception. A new report finds there were 23,000 cases of gonorrhea reported in the city last year -- that's an increase of 23 percent over the previous...
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Dreamstime
August 28, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's not a record to boast about. The CDC reports preliminary data show rates of sexually transmitted diseases are soaring -- reaching almost 2.3 million cases in the U.S. last year. That's the highest number of diagnosed cases ever of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia...
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Condom file
Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would like to remind you that it's a bad idea to reuse condoms. "We say it because people do it: Don't wash or reuse condoms! Use a fresh one for each sex act," the CDC tweeted. We say it because people do it: Don't wash or...
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