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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:40 PM EDT

Panel Discussion Weighs Potential of Safe Injection Sites

Panel Discussion Weighs Potential of Safe Injection Sites

The public discussed the possibility of safe injection sites Thursday at a meeting in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. The room was packed at the Massachusetts General Hospital Charlestown Health Center for a...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

95 Percent of Baby Foods Tested Contain Toxic Metals: Report

95 Percent of Baby Foods Tested Contain Toxic Metals: Report

There's a strong chance your baby's food contains traces of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic and lead, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) and...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 06:39 PM EDT

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited for physicians to treat...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 03:51 PM EDT

Photo Shows Emotional, Exhausted Nurse After 53-Hr Workweek

Photo Shows Emotional, Exhausted Nurse After 53-Hr Workweek

As a labor and delivery nurse, Caty Nixon cares for families in joy and sorrow. "The good times are so good, and the bad times are heartbreaking," Nixon, from Forney, Texas, told TODAY. "I'm here for all of it."...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 04:51 PM EDT

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market, the company announced...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 07:23 PM EDT

NH Adult Has Mosquito-Borne Jamestown Canyon Virus, Test Shows

NH Adult Has Mosquito-Borne Jamestown Canyon Virus, Test Shows

An adult from Laconia has tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus, New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services says. The adult tested positive for the Jamestown Canyon virus, which is transmitted...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:53 AM EDT

MGH Offers Glimpse of What a Safe Injection Site Would Look Like

MGH Offers Glimpse of What a Safe Injection Site Would Look Like

This week, the public can get a rare glimpse into what a safe injection site would look like if they were open in Massachusetts. Advocates have set up a mock site at the Massachusetts General Hospital...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:36 PM EDT

Vaping Could Make You More Vulnerable to Flu

Vaping Could Make You More Vulnerable to Flu

As vaping-related illnesses continue to rise, health officials are warning that vape users could be more susceptible to the flu.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 12:19 PM EDT

10 More Cases of Vaping-Related Injuries Reported

10 More Cases of Vaping-Related Injuries Reported

Ten more cases of vaping-related lung injuries have been reported, bringing the new total reported to the Centers for Disease Control to 29, according to the Department of Public Health. The DPH made the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:40 PM EDT

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Kenosha Beef International is recalling some of its Taco Bell seasoned beef products that may be contaminated with metal shavings, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety...

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