Health

FILE - In this Thursday, April 25, 2013 file photo, elementary school third graders run under a rainbow colored tarp during the 15th Annual Kansas Kids Fitness Day, in Hutchinson, Kan. New federal guidelines released on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, advise that children as young as age 3 should move more, sit less and get more active, and that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. (Aaron Marineau/The Hutchinson News via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 7:01 am
CHICAGO (AP) — New U.S. guidelines on exercise advise starting sooner to get children active to avoid health problems later in life. Physical activity guidelines used to start at age 6, but now they recommend involving kids as young as 3 in active play throughout the day. For adults, the advice...
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Medical Marijuana in prescription bottle
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November 06, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Missouri becomes the 31st state to approve medical marijuana.
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This microscope image provided by the Van Andel Research Institute in October 2018 shows an abnormal protein that is a hallmark of Parkinson’s disease clumped inside the appendix. New research suggests Parkinson’s, a brain disease, may get its start in the gut _ specifically, the appendix. (Van Andel Research Institute via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — the appendix, to be exact. New research suggests the appendix acts as a reservoir for an abnormal protein that inside the brain becomes a hallmark of Parkinson's. And...
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In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, Adrian Perez undergoes dialysis at a DaVita Kidney Care clinic in Sacramento, Calif. Dialysis companies have contributed an extraordinary $111 million and counting to defeat a California ballot initiative that would cap their profits, the most any one side has spent on a U.S. ballot issue since at least 2002. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 26, 2018 - 5:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Dialysis companies have contributed an extraordinary $111 million and counting to defeat a California ballot initiative that would cap their profits, the most any one side has spent on a U.S. ballot issue since at least 2002. A $5 million donation from this week from...
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Prescription pain RX medication pills spilled out of an amber pharmacy medicine bottle on a pharmacy counter
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October 25, 2018 - 5:04 pm
The Board of Aldermen is debating a bill that would authorize the city to receive a $1 million DOJ grant to help overdose survivors.
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October 23, 2018 - 9:43 pm
A severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for "medically fragile children" has left six youngsters dead and 12 others sick, the state Health Department said Tuesday. There have been 18 cases of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, about 30...
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 PRODUCT RECALL red Rubber Stamp over a white background.
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October 23, 2018 - 4:23 pm
Grab-and-go may not be the way to go.
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Macro photo of budding cannabis plants surrounded by thick marijuana leaves at indoor cannabis farm
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October 19, 2018 - 4:33 pm
There's a lot of money at stake with the three medical marijuana ballot measures facing Missouri voters next month.
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 Live chicken for meat and egg production inside a storage.
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October 19, 2018 - 3:06 pm
To make matters worse, the strain of salmonella in this outbreak appears to be antibiotic-resistant.
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October 16, 2018 - 4:32 pm
The grocer was notified by its supplier that corn in the product may be contaminated with Listeria.
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