Health & Fitness

J.M. Smucker Is Recalling Some Jif Peanut Butter Products Due To Salmonella

CBS Philly (Health) 5/21 1:02P Health – CBS Philly
(CNN) J.M. Smucker is recallin g certain types of Jif peanut butter in the US because of a potential salmonella contamination. The company said that the peanut butter was sold nationwide and the recall includes more than 45 kinds of products....

COVID-19 Cases Soaring Across Philadelphia Region, Up 168% Nationwide

CBS Philly (Health) 5/20 11:36A Health – CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) It s been more than two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began and infections are spiking again across the United States. In just the past month, COVID-19 cases have jumped more than 168% nationwide. The surge has a handful of...

How better ventilation can help 'COVID-proof' your home

Philly Voice (Health) 5/20 10:57A Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Living with someone who is infected with COVID-19 can be a difficult situation, but there are ways you can prevent the coronavirus from circulating. Because viral particles travel through the air, opening windows and using box fans or air...

Why is the FDA seeking to ban menthol cigarettes? 4 questions answered

Philly Voice (Health) 5/20 10:31A David Mendez, Rafael Meza; Unive
The FDA is moving forward with a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes in an effort to curb smoking rates in the U.S. The chemical compound reduces the harshness of smoking, making it more palatable to teens and young adults. But critics of the...

FDA Head: Baby Formula Factory Could Reopen By Next Week

CBS Philly (Health) 5/20 6:37A Health – CBS Philly
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration told lawmakers Thursday that a shuttered baby formula factory could be up and running as soon as next week, though he sidestepped questions about whether his agency should have...

How Independence Blue Cross members can save money on medical bills

Philly Voice (Health) 5/19 6:03A Erin Thurston, For Independence
When you’re looking for ways to reduce spending, medical bills may not seem like an expense you can save on. But if you’re an Independence Blue Cross member, you can save up to 13% on medical care costs with AblePay Health (Ablepay).
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