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  • FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:43:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:44:40 GMT
    The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. (Source: FDA)The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. (Source: FDA)

    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

  • HANDS-ONLY: Learn to save a life in seconds

    HANDS-ONLY: Learn to save a life in seconds

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:43:08 GMT
    Chest compressions only (Source: Tucson News Now)Chest compressions only (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Chest compressions only (Source: Tucson News Now)Chest compressions only (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Thirty seconds to save a life - a quick exclamation from American Medical Response professionals spending their day at Tucson Medical Center to teach people hands-only CPR. 

    Thirty seconds to save a life - a quick exclamation from American Medical Response professionals spending their day at Tucson Medical Center to teach people hands-only CPR. 

  • Mom battling cancer refuses abortion, gives birth to healthy boy

    Mom battling cancer refuses abortion, gives birth to healthy boy

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:35:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:35:00 GMT
    Stacey Johnson went from experiencing one of the highest highs that life can offer to one of the most terrifying moments a human can endure all in a matter of weeks. (KCTV5)Stacey Johnson went from experiencing one of the highest highs that life can offer to one of the most terrifying moments a human can endure all in a matter of weeks. (KCTV5)

    It's hard to even imagine finding out you are expecting a baby and all the joy that comes with it and then finding out you have cancer. It happened to a Leawood woman. She got two opinions and each would bring a very different outcome.

    It's hard to even imagine finding out you are expecting a baby and all the joy that comes with it and then finding out you have cancer. It happened to a Leawood woman. She got two opinions and each would bring a very different outcome.

  • Health Minute: Tobacco, alcohol are biggest health burdens

    Health Minute: Tobacco, alcohol are biggest health burdens

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:21:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:57:39 GMT
    Researchers found that people lost 255.9 million collective years smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. (Source: CNN)Researchers found that people lost 255.9 million collective years smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. (Source: CNN)

    Researchers found that people lost 255.9 million collective years smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol.

    Researchers found that people lost 255.9 million collective years smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol.

  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
  • Northwest Healthcare hoping to expand to Sahuarita with a 'neighborhood' hospital

    Northwest Healthcare hoping to expand to Sahuarita with a 'neighborhood' hospital

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:49 GMT

    Northwest Healthcare hoping to expand to Sahuarita with neighborhood hospital, as part of multi-million dollar project.

    Northwest Healthcare hoping to expand to Sahuarita with neighborhood hospital, as part of multi-million dollar project.

  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:04:48 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:03:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...

    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

  • KOLD INVESTIGATES: With government's blessing, Big Pharma polices opioid regulation

    KOLD INVESTIGATES: With government's blessing, Big Pharma polices opioid regulation

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:45:09 GMT
    Dina DeMarest, 42, was prescribed Subsys for pain from a minor surgery. Subsys is 100 times stronger than morphine. (Source: Raycom News Network)Dina DeMarest, 42, was prescribed Subsys for pain from a minor surgery. Subsys is 100 times stronger than morphine. (Source: Raycom News Network)

    A KOLD News 13 investigation found that lax oversight by the FDA and McKesson Corp., has allowed rampant exploitation of a national prescription drug program.

    A KOLD News 13 investigation found that lax oversight by the FDA and McKesson Corp., has allowed rampant exploitation of a national prescription drug program.

  • Drexel Heights Fire District offers babysitter training classes

    Drexel Heights Fire District offers babysitter training classes

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:54:08 GMT
    Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)
    Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)Babysitting training classes (Source: Drexel Heights Fire District)

    For the last 14 years, the Drexel Heights Fire District has been holding babysitting training classes and 2018 will be no different.  

    For the last 14 years, the Drexel Heights Fire District has been holding babysitting training classes and 2018 will be no different.  

  • The Forum at Tucson & Strokes For Stroke Event

    The Forum at Tucson & Strokes For Stroke Event

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:56:05 GMT

    Strokes for Stroke is the American Stroke Association’s rehabilitation through art program. It inspires stroke survivors to play, be creative and to join others who also enjoy expression through art.

    Strokes for Stroke is the American Stroke Association’s rehabilitation through art program. It inspires stroke survivors to play, be creative and to join others who also enjoy expression through art.

  • Study aims to understand sleep, health in border communities

    Study aims to understand sleep, health in border communities

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:03:43 GMT
    Dr. Michael Grandner said the award will allow his team to learn more about the causes and effects of poor sleep in a population often understudied. (Source: KOLD News 13)Dr. Michael Grandner said the award will allow his team to learn more about the causes and effects of poor sleep in a population often understudied. (Source: KOLD News 13)
    Dr. Michael Grandner said the award will allow his team to learn more about the causes and effects of poor sleep in a population often understudied. (Source: KOLD News 13)Dr. Michael Grandner said the award will allow his team to learn more about the causes and effects of poor sleep in a population often understudied. (Source: KOLD News 13)

    The study will include monitoring the sleep and health of 1,100 adults living in Santa Cruz County.

    The study will include monitoring the sleep and health of 1,100 adults living in Santa Cruz County.

  • Nevada joins states suing OxyContin maker over 'misrepresentation' of drugs

    Nevada joins states suing pharmaceutical giant over 'misrepresentation' of drugs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:56:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:24:42 GMT

    Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota,Texas and Tennessee have filed similar lawsuits. They claim Purdue Pharma profits from downplaying and overstating benefits of the drugs they make.  

    Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota,Texas and Tennessee have filed similar lawsuits. They claim Purdue Pharma profits from downplaying and overstating benefits of the drugs they make.  

  • Mother whose son died rationing insulin questions high price of diabetes drug

    Mother whose son died rationing insulin questions high price of diabetes drug

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:52:03 GMT

    One man's birthday became a death sentence when he aged out of his parents' health insurance and could no longer afford the insulin keeping him alive. 

    One man's birthday became a death sentence when he aged out of his parents' health insurance and could no longer afford the insulin keeping him alive. 

  • Poll: Arizona voters support ObamaCare, split on Trump's job performance

    Poll: Arizona voters support ObamaCare, split on Trump's job performance

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-15 01:46:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-15 05:25:43 GMT
    According to a left-leaning poll, Arizonans support Obamacare and are split on the performance of President Trump. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)According to a left-leaning poll, Arizonans support Obamacare and are split on the performance of President Trump. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Republican candidates in Arizona running on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act do so at their own peril, according to a poll released Monday.

    Republican candidates in Arizona running on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act do so at their own peril, according to a poll released Monday.

  • Carondelet hospitals host Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

    Carondelet hospitals host Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-14 22:21:48 GMT
    Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)
    Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)Carondelet St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s and Holy Cross hospitals are leading the annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at any Carondelet Health Network hospital. (Source: Carondelet Health Network)

    The Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive runs through Friday, June 8, benefiting the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, a member of the Feeding America network. 

    The Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive runs through Friday, June 8, benefiting the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, a member of the Feeding America network. 

  • Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 149 sick in 29 states

    Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 149 sick in 29 states

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-09 19:11:19 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-12 10:44:07 GMT
    (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP). FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people ha...(Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP). FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people ha...

    A food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now spread to four more states.

    A food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now spread to four more states.

  • Few teeth in Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices

    Few teeth in Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices

    Friday, May 11 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-05-11 05:01:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:55:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, a prescription is filled at a pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. On Friday, May 11 2018, Trump is scheduled to give his first speech on how his administration will seek to l...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, a prescription is filled at a pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. On Friday, May 11 2018, Trump is scheduled to give his first speech on how his administration will seek to l...
    President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions.
    President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions.
  • Egg recall: U.S. salmonella outbreak grows

    Egg recall: U.S. salmonella outbreak grows

    Friday, May 11 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-11 19:11:43 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-11 19:11:43 GMT
    People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. (Source: Pixabay)People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. (Source: Pixabay)

    People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

    People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

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  • Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:39 GMT
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:44:49 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

  • Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:44:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.
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