Health

Jason Mraz with Melissa Taliaferro
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December 11, 2018 - 12:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz was at St. Louis Children's Hospital on Sunday to serenade some patients and their families. One of the lucky audience members was a Kansas high school senior who is hospitalized in St. Louis while awaiting a second double-lung transplant. The...
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Fresh produce of carrots, beets, celery, bok choy, spinach, kale, lemon grass, radios, broccoli, cilantro, rutabaga, turnip, parsnip and more line the shelves of grocery store.
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December 10, 2018 - 12:53 pm
A form of eating disorder known as orthorexia is an obsession with eating healthy foods.
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Hand reaching for raw cookie dough.
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December 10, 2018 - 10:15 am
It's an annual warning from the CDC, that raw eggs and raw flour cause life-threatening diseases.
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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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December 05, 2018 - 6:18 pm
Missouri's rate of overdose deaths is the 18th worst in the nation.
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A tray of fresh lean ground beef from supermarket on white background
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December 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Health officials say their investigation identified additional products with the USDA inspection number "EST. 267."
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In this Oct. 22, 2018 file photo, a fentanyl user holds a needle near Kensington and Cambria in Philadelphia. Suicides and drug overdoses helped lead a surge in U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. U.S. health officials released the latest numbers Thursday, Nov. 29. Death rates for heroin, methadone and prescription opioid painkillers were flat. But deaths from the powerful painkiller fentanyl and its close opioid cousins continued to soar in 2017. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Glenda O'Neal, mother of of Dr. Tamara O'Neal, shows a photo of her family at their home in LaPorte, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Dr. Tamara was one of the three people fatally shot Monday at Mercy Hospital, a Chicago hospital. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs. The pictures on Twitter were an emotional response to a smackdown by the powerful gun industry lobby, which took issue with the American...
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FILE - This Jan. 24, 2012, file photo shows a Caesar salad with romaine lettuce. Food regulators are urging Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of a new food poisoning outbreak. The FDA says it's investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened over two dozen people in several states. The FDA says it's working with officials in Canada, where officials are also warning against romaine lettuce. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)
November 20, 2018 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials in the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday told people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it was working with officials in Canada on the outbreak, which has sickened 32 people in 11 states in the U.S...
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 Woman doing stretching workout on fitness mat, focus on hands, fitness female performing yoga on exercise mat at gym.
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November 19, 2018 - 3:15 pm
"Yoga is diametrically opposed to Christianity,'' Pastor John Lindell said. "....Christians should stay away from yoga because of its demonic roots.''
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FILE - This Tuesday, April 10, 2018 file photo shows vaping devices, including a Juul, center, that were confiscated from students at a high school in Marshfield, Mass. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, San Francisco-based Juul Labs Inc. announced it had stopped filling orders for its mango, fruit, creme and cucumber pods but not menthol and mint. It will sell all flavors through its website and limit sales to those 21 and older. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 13, 2018 - 9:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected U.S. government crackdown on underage sales of flavored e-cigarettes. Juul said it stopped filling store orders Tuesday for mango...
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