FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’

News 06/03/19, 09:02

The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers ...

Association health plans gain foothold with Nevada members

Business 12/02/18, 15:30

With members struggling to meet health insurance costs, some Nevada business and trade groups have begun offering discounted policies as one big bloc through a product known as an association health plan. The Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and five other Nevada ...

Lawmakers call for detention camp reforms

U.S. 11/29/18, 14:27

Lawmakers Thursday called for stricter background checks, more mental health support and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens raised by a federal watchdog report and an Associated Press investigation earlier this ...

The FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes

News 11/19/18, 02:52

More than 3.6 million middle and high school students were current e-cigarette users in 2018, a “dramatic” uptick that ended years of decline in overall youth tobacco use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published in a survey Thursday. The FDA released the ...

More US adults and kids are doing yoga, meditating

Treatment 11/08/18, 04:05

NEW YORK (AP) — If you can do a downward-facing dog, you’re among the increasing numbers of Americans doing yoga. A new report says more adults — and even kids — are practicing yoga and meditation. A government survey conducted last year ...

Seattle woman tests positive for West Nile virus

Health 10/29/18, 16:28

Health officials say a Seattle woman tested positive for West Nile virus, becoming the first person in King County to acquire the virus locally. Seattle & King County Public Health announced Monday the woman was likely infected in August in the ...

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