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Listeria! Edeka recalls cheese in several States

From the recall of the cheese with the date of minimum durability (best before date) 30.12.19 and the lot number 9324, as well as the MHD 01.01.20 with the lot number 9326 is affected. Was the product sold at Edeka southwest in the following provinces: Baden-Württemberg Rhineland-Palatinate Saarland Parts of Hessen Parts of Bavaria Customers […]

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Some states, towns skeptical over proposed opioid settlement

An offer from OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family to settle some 2,000 lawsuits over their contribution to the national opioid crisis is receiving growing pushback from state and local officials who say the proposed deal doesn’t include enough money or accountability. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong on Friday called for the company, […]

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Parental leave, childcare and lactation policies: How schools of public health in the United States stack up

Family leave policies at public health institutions in the United States largely fall short of national public health recommendations for new parents, despite widespread recognition of the health importance of dedicated parental care for children in their earliest months of life. A new study by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions in […]

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Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern States

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 — Hospital admissions for heat-related health problems increase in northern states long before heat alerts are issued, and these higher admission rates occur at lower temperatures than in the South, where people are more used to heat, the Associated Press reported. The findings, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National […]

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Opioid Overdose Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States

FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 — U.S. opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled in the last two decades, and the highest rates are now seen in eight Eastern states, a new study shows. Those states are: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire and Ohio. The researchers also found that the death rate from opioids has […]