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Orajel
Orajel is displayed for sale in a pharmacy in New York Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
May 23, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The FDA said it will take legal action against companies that don't voluntarily remove their products for young children.
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Dreamstime
May 21, 2018 - 11:19 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Has your appetite increased in the same proportions as food portions? In just over two decades the baseline portion size of our snacks and meals has grown by as much as 138 percent according to a recent Business Insider review. How have the meals grown since 1996? Well, just about...
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Associated Press / Mark Naftalin UNICEF
May 18, 2018 - 12:32 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than 1 million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country has encountered the lethal virus in an urban area. "This is a major, major game-changer in the outbreak," Dr...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2018 - 11:57 pm
LAKE ST. CLAIR (WWJ) - There's something missing this year at Macomb County's more popular beach ... but you won't hear anyone complaining. Lake St. Clair Metropark has hired Goose Busters, a program which brings out dogs five to six days a week to chase away the geese. Harrison Township Supervisor...
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May 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
WOODHAVEN (WWJ) - An employee at a Woodhaven pizza restaurant is the latest person to have a confirmed case of hepatitis A. The Wayne County Health Department telling WWJ that at worker at MOD Pizza on Allen Road has been diagnosed with hep A -- an infection of the liver caused by a contagious...
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Dr. Deanna Lites
May 16, 2018 - 5:24 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - More than 200,000 people in this country have chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath because of a faulty heart valve; the aortic valve. It can become stiff from calcium deposits as part of the aging process. Now some patients are getting relief through a minimally invasive...
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listening
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May 16, 2018 - 1:51 pm
It's controversy to rival the great blue dress v. gold dress debate of 2015.
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weightloss
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May 15, 2018 - 5:15 pm
WWJ Newsradio 950's Dr. Deanna Lites reports the study examined data from nearly 60,000 people with type 2 diabetes.
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eggs
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May 14, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The 200 million recalled eggs were sold at Walmart, various grocery stores and to restaurants under multiple brand names.
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Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it's aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic...
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