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David Rancken
April 17, 2019 - 3:52 pm
It's something we do for a third of our lives, or we should. Some of us don't do it nearly enough. That's sleep.
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Opioid epidemic, painkillers, drugs, pills
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Alan Scaia
April 09, 2019 - 12:13 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced a $24 million grant to combat opioid abuse. Since the Texas Health and Human Services Commission launched its "Texas Targeted Opioid Response Program" in May 2017, the federal government has sent $176 million in...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts. On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has not established a direct connection between vaping and seizures but is seeking more information. Regulators noted that seizures and convulsions are a known side effect of nicotine poisoning. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 03, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-cigarettes users, mainly in young people...
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Braden Scott gives a thumbs up as he pauses while practicing on the piano in Tomball, Texas on Friday, March 29, 2019. Braden was diagnosed with the mysterious syndrome called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in 2016 and was paralyzed almost completely. But since then he has recovered much of his muscle function. His parents believe a lot of it has to do with thousands of hours of physical therapy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 02, 2019 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping. It was the first sign of an unfolding nightmare. Three days later, Joey was in a hospital intensive care unit, unable to move his arms or legs or sit up. Spinal taps and other tests failed...
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Michael Irving
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March 31, 2019 - 2:34 pm
FRISCO (1080 KRLD) - Michael Irvin spent the week in fear of throat cancer but on Sunday morning the Pro Football Hall of Famer and Dallas Cowboys icon announced via Instagram that he has been cleared. 'Thank you God for continuing to answer Prayers and Thank you ALL for Praying,” he wrote. “I...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2012 file photo, a farm worker carries heads of romaine lettuce in a field near Holtville, Calif. In a Nov. 15, 2018 email, James Gorny, a senior science adviser for produce safety at the FDA, wrote that growers “cannot cling to their generic E. coli monitoring standard,” which he called “unacceptable.” The message came five days before the FDA made public another outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, and after a separate outbreak earlier in the year sickened more than 200 and killed five. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 29, 2019 - 1:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry's water testing "failed in an epic and tragic way." How the industry tests water to grow leafy greens is "unacceptable"...
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