Health

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If you have romaine lettuce in your fridge, throw it away. Now

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U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11...
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Did you know Riverside now accepts Optima Health insurance?

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Riverside Health System's facilities and providers now accepts Optima Health insurance. “Optima Health welcomes Riverside providers and facilities to its existing robust network of providers,”...
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Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

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The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with...
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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

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A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules...
n this June 26, 2018 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health

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The Trump administration Tuesday allowed states to provide more inpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness by tapping Medicaid, a potentially far-reaching move...
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You may want to wash your hands after reading this

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Believe it or not, one of the most effective ways to avoid colds, influenza, and other sicknesses this winter costs absolutely nothing: Handwashing is...
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New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

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Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any...
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So, you always thought the stomach flu is influenza. Well, it’s not

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Colder weather is here and with it is sure to come coughing, sneezing, runny noses, and sicknesses of all sorts. When trying to treat an...