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Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 12:09 AM CDT

UN Health Agency to Remove Controversial Opioid Guidelines

UN Health Agency to Remove Controversial Opioid Guidelines

The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 10:23 AM CDT

3 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing a Medical Practitioner

3 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing a Medical Practitioner

 Doctor Terry Dubrow from Oxygen’s "License to Kill" breaks down a few ways you can check you’re getting the best care at the doctor’s office.

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 08:59 AM CDT

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Set a Fitness Routine

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Set a Fitness Routine

Making time to exercise is not easy when you’re balancing work and a social life. Once you consider sweating, feeling sore, and running out of breath, working out may look less appealing. "There are all sorts...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 07:51 AM CDT

Discovery Could Lead to Lyme Disease Treatment

Discovery Could Lead to Lyme Disease Treatment

A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lyme arthritis, a symptom that turns up in...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 08:47 PM CDT

California Governor, Lawmaker Alter Proposed Vaccine Rules

California Governor, Lawmaker Alter Proposed Vaccine Rules

California public health officials would have oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:10 PM CDT

Sprouts Recalls Frozen, Cut Leaf Spinach

Sprouts Recalls Frozen, Cut Leaf Spinach

Sprouts is recalling frozen cut leaf spinach over concerns of listeria contamination. The Food and Drug Administration announced the recall Tuesday of both conventional and organic 16 oz bags after random...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 04:11 PM CDT

WinCo Recalls Store Brand Frozen Raspberries

WinCo Recalls Store Brand Frozen Raspberries

 WinCo Foods says it sold some frozen red raspberries that may be contaminated with norovirus. No one has reported getting sick, but the company is urging people to throw away or return the products to the...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 03:12 PM CDT

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

After decades of improvement, America's air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 06:49 AM CDT

Interested in CBD? Here's What You Should Know

Interested in CBD? Here's What You Should Know

You’ve probably seen it and perhaps struggled to understand the craze. CBD, or cannabidiol, a cannabis extract, has made its way up to food, drinks and dietary supplements almost everywhere. The hype has...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:48 PM CDT

San Francisco Moves Closer to Nation's 1st E-Cigarette Ban

San Francisco Moves Closer to Nation's 1st E-Cigarette Ban

San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping. In a unanimous vote, supervisors approved...

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