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Starbucks Exploring Adding Needle-Disposal Boxes in Bathroom

Starbucks Exploring Adding Needle-Disposal Boxes in Bathroom

Starbucks is exploring installing needle-disposal boxes in the bathrooms of certain stores to provide a safe way of throwing out syringes and other drug paraphernalia, NBC News reported. The company's... »

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas Ship
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Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas Ship

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is returning to a Florida port a day early and giving passengers full refunds of their fare after 277 guests and crew members were hit with an outbreak of Norovirus as... »

Liberals Dare Trump to Back Their Bills Lowering Drug Prices

Liberals Dare Trump to Back Their Bills Lowering Drug Prices

Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription... »

FDA Stalls Food Inspections Due to Government Shutdown
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FDA Stalls Food Inspections Due to Government Shutdown

Critical food inspections are not happening across the country due to the government shutdown. We spoke to local residents about how this will impact their grocery shopping. »

USDA: Food Stamps Will Be Funded Through February

USDA: Food Stamps Will Be Funded Through February

The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture... »

US Drug Overdoses Rose Most Among Middle-Aged Women: CDC
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US Drug Overdoses Rose Most Among Middle-Aged Women: CDC

Federal health experts reported Thursday that the U.S. drug overdose rate has soared for middle-aged women between 1999 and 2017, NBC News reported. It rose a startling 260 percent for women between 30 and... »

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take a Real Measure of Pain

Scientists Seek Ways to Finally Take a Real Measure of Pain

Is the pain stabbing or burning? On a scale from 1 to 10, is it a 6 or an 8? Over and over, 17-year-old Sarah Taylor struggled to make doctors understand her sometimes debilitating levels of pain, first... »

US Officials Declare End to Outbreak From Romaine Lettuce

US Officials Declare End to Outbreak From Romaine Lettuce

U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California. From October to December, the E. coli outbreak sickened 62 people in 16 states. »

Flu Season Ramps Up in Our Area
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Flu Season Ramps Up in Our Area

Flu season is ramping up. The New Jersey Department of Health confirmed its first pediatric flu death of the season. Meanwhile two people died from the flu last week in Delaware, bringing the state's total... »

Honoring Shining Stars
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Honoring Shining Stars

NBC Sports Philadelphia will host the 9th Annual Shining Star Awards to benefit the March of Dimes. David Wagman, who's son Kaiden is being honored at the event, and March of Dimes board chair Seth Hall dropped... »

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