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Category: Health

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that...

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that this year 161,360 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and every 20 minutes another man will die from prostate cancer?...

Should Parents Be Worried About Timing Of Kids Leaving School During Eclipse?

On Monday, August 21, West Virginia will get its first visible solar eclipse in 23 years! With it passing through our area from about 1 to 3 p.m, the moon will not only...

Study finds those who are 'fat but fit' still have increased risk of heart disease

A new study published in the European Heart Journal Monday finds that being overweight increases your risk of coronary heart disease, even if you are otherwise...

Be careful. CPSC says fidget spinners can be dangerous

WASHINGTON (NEWS RELEASE) – Fidget spinners have become a phenomenon! They seem to be everywhere. As the agency investigates some reported incidents associated...

Trump now declaring opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (AP) — President Donald Trump is officially declaring the opioid crisis a “national emergency.” Trump made the announcement before...

Trump's opioid addiction solution: don't start opioids

BRIDGEWATER, New Jersey (CNN) – President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that the way to avoid opioid addiction is never to start in the first place: “If...

Comfy Cow recalls ice cream due to possible E. coli

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky-based ice cream chain says it has recalled some of its most popular flavors due to possible E. coli contamination. Comfy Cow said...

Your pet is ruining the planet, says UCLA study

LOS ANGELES (BY: SHERYL BAILEY, NEWBURGHGAZETTE.com) – The study claims the meat-based diet of many dogs and cats requires more meat than the average human diet,...

Vaccinations available for West Virginia students

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health and education officials say immunizations for children are available at more than 380 Vaccines for Children provider...