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Trader Joe’s Issues Peanut Butter Recall

Trader Joe’s has issued a salmonella warning and voluntary recall on its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter.

09/22/2012

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Study Finds Cholesterol Levels Improving In Young People

According to a ten-year study by the CDC, cholesterol levels have actually improved in this group. This news is in the face of news that the obesity epidemic is still a problem.

08/08/2012

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On HIV Testing Day, Officials Plead For Better Response in Philadelphia

Blame the perceived stigma and fear, says Terri Clark, prevention services coordinator at ActionAIDS in Philadelphia.

06/27/2012

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Who Really Breastfeeds?

The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?

06/12/2012

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Local Editor Says There Are Still Many Misconceptions About Autism

April is being observed as National Autism Awareness Month, and the contributing editor for a new book on the subject says there are still many misconceptions–even among parents–about the autism spectrum.

04/01/2012

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Health: Autism Cases Up 78% From A Decade Ago

The new report from the Centers for Disease Control says autism cases are on the rise, largely because of wider screenings and better diagnosis.

03/29/2012

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Study: Pre-Marriage Cohabitation No Longer Strong Precursor To Divorce

A new study of couples living together before marriage indicates a change in the times.

03/23/2012

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Hepatitis C Kills More U.S. Adults Than HIV

Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that by 2007, hepatitis C was killing more Americans than HIV — the virus that causes AIDS.

03/01/2012

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HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.

02/09/2012

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Health: Mild Flu Season So Far

Flu season is off to a slow start, but don’t let that flu bug fool you. Federal health experts say it’s probably still on its way.

01/27/2012

CDC: 25 Percent Of Women Are Victims Of Domestic Violence

A new survey by the Centers for Disease Control finds 25 percent of women are victims of domestic violence — a figure one government official calls astounding.

12/14/2011

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Health: Raw Cookie Dough Warning From Federal Health Officials

A cookie dough warning from Federal Health Officials. They say it can be dangerous if eaten raw. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more on the safety alert.

12/09/2011

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Health: World Aids Day, Where To Find Local Help

Millions across the globe are marking World Aids Day aimed at raising money and awareness about the disease, that’s killed more than 25 million people.

12/01/2011

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Vaccinating Young Children Against The Flu

There is a very important report released by the CDC in their monthly morbidity and mortality report which looks at children and flu related deaths.

11/21/2011

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Health: Scheduled C-Section Debate

Women worried about the economy are having fewer babies. A new government report says birth rates are down, and for teens they’ve hit an all time low. Cesarean sections have also stopped going up for the first time in 15 years. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more.

11/17/2011

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