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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Asbestos ConcernsJohnson & Johnson announced on Friday that it's initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of its popular Johnson's Baby Powder due to low levels of asbestos contamination.
Drug Companies May Pay $50 Billion For Their Role In The Opioid CrisisFive of the many companies accused in thousands of federal and state lawsuits over the nation's opioid epidemic may settle for over $50 billion, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.
Study: Exercising Before Breakfast Burns More FatShould you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years.
CDC: Vaccine Exemption Rates Among US Kindergartners Continue To ClimbThere has been a small increase in vaccine exemption rates among kindergarteners in the United States, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Juul To Stop Selling Several Flavored Products In The United StatesLeading e-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop selling several flavored products in the United States, the company announced Thursday.
Study: Lower Income Neighborhoods have Bigger Mosquitoes That May Be More Efficient At Transmitting DiseasesAs if life wasn't already challenging enough for residents in low-income urban neighborhoods, new research suggests such communities are more at risk from particularly harmful, aggressive mosquitoes.
154 Schools To Be Awarded MI HEARTSafe DesignationThe Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services and Education, American Heart Association, Michigan High School Athletic Association and Michigan Alliance for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young awarded 154 schools in Michigan for earning the MI HEARTSafe School designation for the 2018-19 school year.
New Study Says There Could Be A Surprising Consequence To Losing Weight Later In LifeBeing overweight is linked to many health problems, and shedding some pounds is often presented as the best way to avoid them, no matter your age.
Report: 95 Percent Of Tested Baby Foods In The US Contain Toxic MetalsToxic heavy metals damaging to your baby's brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday.
New Vaping Study Links E-Liquids To Some Lung InflammationA new study suggests that vaping e-liquids, specifically propylene glycol and glycerin, may lead to some inflammation in the lungs -- but more research is needed to determine just how much inflammation may occur over a prolonged period of time.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Safely Dispose Of Unused, Unwanted Medications At MSP PostsThe Michigan State Police is asking residents to dispose of expired, unused and unwanted pills during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Oct. 26.
Top 34 Bestselling 'Fruit' Drinks For Kids Deemed UnhealthyAmericans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children's fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy.