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Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 03:25 PM CDT

NJ Nurses Gave Out Benadryl to 'Lighten the Workload': Suit

NJ Nurses Gave Out Benadryl to 'Lighten the Workload': Suit

Nurses working at Monmounth Medical Center gave Benadryl to patients to "lighten the workload," a lawsuit alleges. The plaintiff, Patricia Moran, is a nurse with 31 years of experience at the New Jersey...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 04:50 PM CDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 04:59 PM CDT

Doctors Work to Preserve Fertility in Cancer Patients

Doctors Work to Preserve Fertility in Cancer Patients

A specialized team of doctors is working to help cancer patients preserve their fertility and get treatment. The 'oncoreproduction clinic' in Seattle is staffed with experts in fertility and cancer all in the...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 06:41 PM CDT

DISD Board Member Shares Daughter's Heart Transplant Journey

DISD Board Member Shares Daughter's Heart Transplant Journey

Miguel Solis spoke at Children's Health's 'What's Up, Doc' breakfast Thursday morning, sharing his baby daughter's emotional heart transplant journey.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 01:59 PM CDT

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

Vaping Fallout: Small Stores Suffer as Vapers Turn Away

The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 03:21 PM CDT

Global Fund Raises $13.92 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

Global Fund Raises $13.92 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

An organization that funds programs to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria raised at least $13.92 billion for the next three years at an international conference, French President Emmanuel Macron said...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:57 AM CDT

Concussion PSA Compares Youth Football Dangers to Smoking

Concussion PSA Compares Youth Football Dangers to Smoking

Everybody seems to be having fun when the kids in a new public service announcement are just playing football, until one boy is thrown to the ground and the background music turns ominous. Then, the coach...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 08:27 AM CDT

North Texas Death Linked to E-Cigarette Use

North Texas Death Linked to E-Cigarette Use

Texas health officials say the state has recorded its first death associated with vaping-related lung illnesses.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:23 AM CDT

Doctors Turn to Thumbs for Diagnosis and Treatment by Text

Doctors Turn to Thumbs for Diagnosis and Treatment by Text

Dr. Anna Nguyen spoke with none of the five patients she treated on a recent weekday morning. She didn’t even leave her dining room. The emergency physician nevertheless helped a pregnant Ohio woman handle hip...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 at 08:56 PM CDT

Melania Trump Listens as Teens Share Experiences With Vaping

Melania Trump Listens as Teens Share Experiences With Vaping

Melania Trump said Wednesday she's glad some stores are pulling electronic cigarettes off the shelves amid an explosion in vaping among young people, calling it a necessary step to protect the next generation....

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