Health

October 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and at least 65 additional illnesses in those states are...
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October 16, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has created a playlist of songs on Spotify that have just the right beat to time CPR compressions to. All of the songs have a tempo of 100 to 120 beats per minute, which is the rate people are trained to give CPR compressions to, according to the American Heart...
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Richard Packman (WBBM Newsradio/Terry Keshner)
October 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
Seventy-four-year-old Richard Packman went to a donation clinic put on by Vitalant (formerly Lifesource) at the Thompson Center Friday morning, for his milestone.
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October 04, 2018 - 1:08 pm
TOLLESON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona company has recalled more than 6.5 million pounds of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Thursday. An investigation traced products including ground beef and...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 file photo, fast food restaurant signs line Peach Street in Erie, Pa. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 finds that one in three U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 6:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That's about 85 million people. It's the first federal study to look at how often adults eat fast food. An earlier study found a similar proportion of children and adolescents ate it on any given...
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