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CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned, The Associated Press reported. CVS Caremark said it will now be... »

Marijuana's Hazy Contribution to Highway Deaths

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry there will be more drivers high on pot and a big increase in traffic deaths. »

The Need for Blood Never Stops

Officials urging holiday blood donations. »

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

A New Mexico woman is asking Southwest Airlines to review its training policies after her husband suffered a heart attack on a flight and wasn't immediately hooked up to a defibrillator because his chest was... »

Shortage of Psychiatric Beds in N.J.

New Jersey mental health advocates say a shortage of beds in psychiatric hospitals is causing long wait times and chaotic conditions in the state's screening units, where people in crisis are evaluated before... »


Dining Out Helps Hungry Children

NBC10's Renee Chenault-Fattah talks with celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli and No Kid Hungry chief brand officer Lindsey Spindle about a program which allows people in our area to help fight childhood hunger by... »

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say. Miles Kirkland, a 16-year-old junior, collapsed during practice and was pronounced dead at Richmond... »

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law, The Associated Press reported. »


Wal-Mart Aims to Provide Primary Health Care

The consumer giant looks to open clinics in areas where there aren't many health care options. »

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