Health

peanuts
Fred Bodimer
September 18, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Peanut allergies affect 1.2 million children — one out of every 50 kids.
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. A new study released Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. During pregnancy, particle pollution is linked to premature births and low birth weight, but scientists don’t understand why. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. Pollution composed of tiny particles from car exhaust, factory smokestacks and other sources is dangerous to everyone's health, and during...
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Charlie Hinderliter/Twitter
Megan Lynch
September 16, 2019 - 8:56 pm
Charlie Hinderliter shares flu shot photo on social media, less than two years after flu almost takes his life.
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vape juice
Fred Bodimer
September 16, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Here is the complete rundown for this weekend's show.
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vape pen and cigarettes
Caitlin Lally
September 16, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Pulegone has been linked to liver and bladder cancer in animal studies, and in 2018, the FDA banned the substance from food products.
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weight scale
Fred Bodimer
September 12, 2019 - 4:14 pm
So what should we be doing?
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baby yawning
Fred Bodimer
September 11, 2019 - 4:56 pm
One of the big topics discussed in this week's show is a new report on infant deaths in Missouri.
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vaping e-cigarettes
Fred Bodimer
September 10, 2019 - 5:25 pm
The American Medical Association is urging Americans to stop vaping or using e-cigarettes of any sort until they get a better handle on the cause of the more than 450 lung illnesses related to the product.
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HIV PrEP pill
Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 4:33 pm
The university says those at high risk who take a PrEP pill daily can cut risk of sexual transmission by 92% and of blood-borne transmission by more than 70%.
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