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Almost 70,000 pounds of Tyson chicken strips recalled

Almost 70,000 pounds of Tyson chicken strips recalled

Tyson Foods is recalling chicken strips that may contain metal, federal food safety officials said Thursday. The recall affects about 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products produced on November 30, 2018, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said in a news release. Products under the recall include: Tyson…MORE

Growing up in football: first-ever ratings of youth helmets

Growing up in football: first-ever ratings of youth helmets

Stations – Many of you posted our story last November, about a study looking at the effectiveness of youth helmets in preventing concussions. We just received the results of the study March 20, 2019 from Virginia Tech, showing ratings of the most popular youth helmet models. Your viewers may be interested in seeing how these…MORE

Baby cough syrup is recalled after bacterial contamination

Baby cough syrup is recalled after bacterial contamination

The makers of DG/health Naturals baby Cough Syrup + Mucus have issued a recall of the product due to a bacterial contamination. The children’s cough syrup comes in a 2-ounce bottle in a carton labeled DG™/health baby Cough Syrup + Mucus. The product is distributed nationwide in Dollar General retail stores and has the potential…MORE

Growing up in football: first-ever ratings of youth helmets

Growing up in football: first-ever ratings of youth helmets

Most football players in America are younger than high-school age. But there’s very little data tracking exactly how children get hit on the field. Focusing only on pre-high school aged players, the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab has published what they call the first-ever ratings showing how well youth football helmets protect against head injuries. The…MORE

Another promising Alzheimer’s drug trial ends in failure: ‘This one hurts’

Another promising Alzheimer’s drug trial ends in failure: ‘This one hurts’

It’s another devastating blow in the search for a treatment for patients living with Alzheimer’s disease. Pharmaceutical giant Biogen and its Japanese partner Eisai announced Thursday they were halting two phase three clinical trials of a drug that targets the buildup in the brain of beta-amyloid, one of two proteins that researchers believe contribute to…MORE

Nikki Haley is criticized for her comment on health care in Finland

Nikki Haley is criticized for her comment on health care in Finland

The top Finnish envoy to the United Nations joined a chorus of people slamming Nikki Haley for saying the European nation’s health care system is lacking compared to that of the United States. The incident started when Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized the cost of childbirth in the United States, saying it’s about $12,000 compared to…MORE

Anti-vaxers and Facebook: The four subgroups that fuel online attacks

Anti-vaxers and Facebook: The four subgroups that fuel online attacks

In the ongoing — and sometimes vicious — vaccination debates online, pediatricians who are vocal vaccine advocates have become frequent targets of anti-vaxers. Dr. Paul Offit keeps a fat folder of nasty messages he’s received so that “if someone kills me, my wife can give it to the police.” He does not laugh when he…MORE

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