Health

Mizkan America, Inc.
June 16, 2019 - 5:18 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Mizkan America, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for multiple flavors of its pasta sauces that may contain fragments of plastic. There have been no reports of consumer injuries or complaints, the company announced in a press release over the weekend. The affected sauces were...
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Courtesy Warren Flood
June 16, 2019 - 1:10 pm
(DETROIT) -- For Warren Flood, having his son, Malcolm, changed the course of his life. Prior to becoming a dad, Flood, who is 43, worked in consulting and described the business model as "trading hours for dollars." "My friends told me, ‘Don’t worry about it. You have all the time in the world...
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Courtesy DeLauren McKnight
June 16, 2019 - 1:02 pm
(DURHAM, N.C.) -- A woman from North Carolina has given the gift of life to the man who adopted her when she was an infant. DeLauren McKnight chose to donate her kidney to her dad, Billy Houze, after tests revealed she was a match for the procedure. "She told me, 'Daddy, you thought you were saving...
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June 14, 2019 - 8:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of U.S. counties, cities and villages filed for class action status in a massive, multi-district litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies on Friday. New York's Albany County and New Jersey's Bergen County, as well as Atlanta, Georgia; Baton Rouge...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:42 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When you think about rabies, you might consider dogs or raccoons to be the first ones to pass the viral disease, but according to a new report, you’re more likely to get it from bats. Rabies is a deadly virus that, up until 1960, had been spread mainly through domesticated animals...
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June 14, 2019 - 10:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- New York is now the latest state to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccinations amid the ongoing measles outbreak. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the removal into law Thursday, noting that the Empire State is in the midst of the worst measles outbreak in more than a quarter of a century...
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June 14, 2019 - 7:19 am
(NEW YORK) -- With Father’s Day just around the corner, the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday published some statistics that offer a glimpse into what fatherhood looks like. The first Census Bureau report took statistics from the 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation and found that 61.6...
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June 13, 2019 - 6:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The consumption of plastic has become unavoidable in recent years, but a new report is proving just how much humans are ingesting on a regular basis. People are consuming about 5 grams of plastic every week, which is the equivalent of a credit card, according to an analysis by the...
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June 13, 2019 - 4:04 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- After a wave of reports this week positioned Jessica Biel as taking a stand against children getting vaccinations, the mother and actress took to social media to set the record straight. Biel, who lobbied against California vaccination bill SB276 on Wednesday, clarified her stance...
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June 13, 2019 - 3:27 pm
(PARIS) -- France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced to the National Assembly on Wednesday that by the end of September Parliament will be examining a bioethics bill that will include an extension of medically assisted reproduction — such as in-vitro fertilization — for all women,...
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