Climate change and health: “Like a sunburn on your lungs”: How does the climate crisis impact health?

Washington, D.C. — The climate crisis is making people sicker — worsening illnesses ranging from seasonal allergies to heart and lung disease. Children, pregnant people and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and rising heat. But the impact of the climate crisis — for patients, doctors and researchers — is already being More...

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By admin On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Purdue Pharma to stay in business as it pursues bankruptcy protection

A judge cleared the way Tuesday for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits filed against it in a reckoning over the More...

By admin On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Cigarette warning labels: FDA wants to put graphic warnings on cigarette packs

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing that cigarette labels include graphic images to warn smokers of the health risks, including illustrations of amputated toes and diseased lungs.  The plan would More...

By admin On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Man swallows dentures: Man’s dentures found lodged inside his throat 8 days after having surgery

A 72-year-old man’s partial dentures got lodged in his throat during surgery and was left there for eight days, the British Medical Journal reported. According to a new case report published Monday, More...

By admin On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Flight attendant dies from measles: Rotem Amitai – an Israeli airline El Al flight attendant – noticed symptons in March after a flight from New York to Tel Aviv

Flight attendant with measles has died A flight attendant who was diagnosed with measles after flying from New York to Israel has died. The family More...

By admin On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Flight attendant diagnosed with measles after flying from New York has died

Flight attendant with measles has died A flight attendant who was diagnosed with measles after flying from New York to Israel has died. The family More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Juul e-cigarette smoking giant hit with lawsuit in Illinois’ Lake County over deceptive nicotine marketing to teens

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office in Illinois filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Juul Labs that accuses the e-cigarette giant of violating the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Baby spinach recall: Dole recalls baby spinach after random test finds salmonella risk

Dole recalls baby spinach over salmonella Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling baby spinach sold in 10 states after a random sample tested positive More...

By admin On Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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Hearing aids: You ain’t heard nothing yet

Originally broadcast September 30, 2018. Meet Dick Pogue, Cleveland lawyer. He’s 91 years old, he goes to the office six days a week, and he’s the father of “Sunday Morning” contributor More...

By admin On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Auto doctor Carl Allamby becomes a medical doctor in his 40s

Akron, Ohio —Whenever his two little girls play doctor, and dream of becoming one someday, 48-year-old master mechanic Carl Allamby is flooded with the feeling of deja vu. You wanted to be a doctor?  “Oh More...

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