Health

Thanksgiving dinner
WWJ News
November 26, 2019 - 2:20 pm
"They cannot eat a huge meal without paying attention; they cannot eat like other people."
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2009, file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. Food safety experts say raw turkeys shouldn’t be rinsed, since that can spread harmful bacteria. Cooking should kill any germs. But bacteria can still spread in other ways, so washing and sanitizing hands and surfaces is still important. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File)
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been...
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romaine lettuce
WWJ News
November 23, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Before you dig into that salad, you might want to check where the lettuce was grown.
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 photo, from left, Mary Blitzer, of the Sierra Club, gives a petition of over 23,000 signatures to Amira Adawe of the Beautywell Project as they deliver it to the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Shakopee, Minn. The two non-profit groups launched a campaign for Amazon and E-bay to stop selling toxic skin-lightening creams that contain mercury. (Christine T. Nguyen /Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
Associated Press
November 22, 2019 - 7:13 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Amazon has pulled more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous levels of mercury off its website after Minnesota public-health and environmental activists raised concerns. The company’s change came after two groups, the BeautyWell Project and the state branch of...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, a man using an electronic cigarette exhales in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. On Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, the American Medical Association said it is calling for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarette and vaping devices. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 2:46 pm
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices. The group adopted the sweeping stance at a policy-making meeting in San Diego. It aims to lobby for state and federal laws, regulations or legal action to achieve a ban, but the...
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quit smoking
WWJ News
November 21, 2019 - 9:25 am
It's the Great American Smokeout: a time to consider kicking the habit.
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mom and newborn baby
Dr. Deanna Lites
November 21, 2019 - 8:11 am
The rich nutrients and healing properties of the placenta can help others.
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meth
Associated Press
November 20, 2019 - 9:03 am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota sparked online guffaws Monday by rolling out an anti-drug campaign featuring people saying, “Meth, I’m on it,” and the governor said the backlash proves the effort to raise awareness is working. The nearly $1.4 million campaign aimed at tackling the state’s...
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Getty Images
WWJ News
November 18, 2019 - 5:16 pm
"We haven't had this many cases in a decade combined"
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Biting mosquito
WWJ News
November 15, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The mosquitoes that were spreading eastern equine encephalitis have been wiped out.
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