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3,000+ NJ Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis
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3,000+ NJ Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Officials say patients who had procedures done at the HealthPlus... »

FDA Warns Avocado Eaters to Wash Skin to Prevent Ingesting Harmful Bacteria
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FDA Warns Avocado Eaters to Wash Skin to Prevent Ingesting Harmful Bacteria

The FDA urges people to wash the skin of avocados before eating it. They have conducted studies showing avocados testing positive for Listeria. Washing the skin is a safety measure to ensure that bacteria... »

FDA Weighs Legalizing Interstate Sales of CBD in Food, Drink

FDA Weighs Legalizing Interstate Sales of CBD in Food, Drink

The Food and Drug Administration is looking for "pathways" to legalize the sale of CBD oil and other cannabis-based compounds in food and beverages in a move that could remove one of the last remaining... »

Guns Kill Twice as Many Kids as Cancer Does, New Study Finds

Guns Kill Twice as Many Kids as Cancer Does, New Study Finds

A new study out Wednesday found that nearly twice as many children died from gun injuries in 2016 than from cancer, making guns the second-leading killer of children in the U.S., NBC News reported. Only... »

Give Blood, Stay Safe From Fires During the Holidays
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Give Blood, Stay Safe From Fires During the Holidays

The holidays are a perfect time to give back so why not donate blood and save a life. Guy Triano, CEO of American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region, talks about the importance of donating blood. »

Secret Santas: Charity Buys and Erases Past-Due Medical Debt

Secret Santas: Charity Buys and Erases Past-Due Medical Debt

Philip Sasser had a familiar, sinking feeling when he saw the yellow envelope in his mailbox. He figured it was another past-due medical bill, but it turned out to be quite the opposite. "I opened it up and it... »

FDA Says Teething Necklaces Should Be Avoided

FDA Says Teething Necklaces Should Be Avoided

The FDA issued a warning on Thursday to parents with teething babies: teething jewelry is dangerous. It can cause strangulation or choking. "There is no scientific information that teething necklaces are... »

American Adults Getting Heavier, Staying the Same Height: CDC

American Adults Getting Heavier, Staying the Same Height: CDC

You don't need to hang the mistletoe higher but you might want to skip the holiday cookies. A new report released Thursday shows U.S. adults aren't getting any taller but they are still getting fatter. The... »

‘Grinch’ Visits Children at Delaware Hospital
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‘Grinch’ Visits Children at Delaware Hospital

Children at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Delaware had a special visitor Wednesday. The Grinch! »

Getting Over 'Fortnite' Addiction
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Getting Over 'Fortnite' Addiction

Parents of "Fortnite"-addicted players are being urged to set limits for the wildly popular third-person shooter video game and learn how to spot signs of gaming addiction in their child.  »

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