Health

This undated photo provided by MIT/Langer Lab shows a star-shaped gastric resident dosage form of birth control that can be folded into a standard capsule and orally ingested. The dosage form resides in the stomach for up to a month where it releases the contraceptive drug.​ (Paramesh Karandikar/MIT/Langer Lab via AP)
WWJ News
December 05, 2019 - 11:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Birth control pills work great if women remember to take them every day but missing doses can mean a surprise pregnancy. Now scientists have figured out how to pack a month’s supply into one capsule. The trick: A tiny star-shaped gadget that unfolds in the stomach and gradually...
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December 04, 2019 - 12:51 pm
The use of hair dye and hair straighteners may be associated with a higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. Women who use permanent hair dye or straighteners, or applied straighteners to others, have a higher risk of getting breast cancer than women who don’t use those products,...
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smoking
WWJ News
December 04, 2019 - 12:41 pm
The ruling comes amid a lot of discussion over who's smoking, what they're smoking, and what should be legal to smoke in Michigan.
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WWJ News
December 03, 2019 - 4:53 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it has confirmed 16 cases.
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KFC
(Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images for KFC) FILE
WWJ News
December 03, 2019 - 3:22 pm
Vaccination can prevent the disease if given within 14 days after exposure, officials say.
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WWJ News
December 03, 2019 - 8:28 am
Any visitor displaying symptoms will not be permitted.
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CBD products
WWJ News
December 02, 2019 - 11:50 am
The only CBD product approved by the FDA is a drug used to treat severe forms of epilepsy.
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, a man smokes a cigarette on Main Street in Westminster, Mass. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to sign a law on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, banning sales of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola), File
Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts became the first state to ban flavored tobacco and nicotine vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, after Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law on Wednesday a bill that’s meant to reduce the appeal of the products to young people amid a rash of illnesses...
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WWJ News
November 27, 2019 - 11:03 am
Since August 2019, 56 confirmed and probable vaping-related lung injury cases have been reported in Michigan.
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romaine lettuce
WWJ News
November 27, 2019 - 7:47 am
At least 67 people in 19 states have been infected.
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