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Is A Spoon Health Test Accurate? Viral Video Explains Licked Spoon Test For Health Checks At Home

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Is a licked spoon test an accurate tool for checking your health at home? That is the claim featured in a now-viral video that has been making waves on Facebook this week. The video, which was initially posted on Facebook...

AP Explains: Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?

LOS ANGELES — Over the past seven years, Los Angeles jail officials have seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of mentally ill inmates, a rise the sheriff attributes to methamphetamine use.Studies show chronic meth use...

March Of Dimes Tackles New Threat Facing Unborn Babies: Zika

People around the Tri-State Area and across the country will take part in the annual March For Babies on Sunday.

America's unused drug problem finds possible solution in Iowa

If you want to know why the nation's health care costs are among the highest in the world, a good place to start is with what we throw away.         

Foster Farms recalls chicken patties sold to Costco in Western states

Foster Poultry Farms recalled more than 65 tons of frozen chicken patties shipped to Western states, after consumers complained of finding plastic in their food. The patties were distributed to some Costco depots in Washington,...

Christie: ‘We Are Acting As If’ Drug Addiction Is Not A Disease

Christie told more than 1,000 attendees at the meeting sponsored by the New Jersey Prevention Network that part of the opioid problem stems from an inaccurate perception.

MDH: Measles Cases Spread To Ramsey County; Total Cases Reaches 32

A day after Minnesota health officials announced measles cases have spread to Stearns County, the infection has now reportedly spread to another county.

Are You On A Treadmill of Materialism That Goes Nowhere?

Anyone who assesses their identity through material means will never really get further ahead

Good Question: How Much Caffeine Is in Our Drinks?

A new review of the health literature surrounding caffeine finds 400 milligrams of caffeine a day is not going to hurt you.

Seen At 11: ‘Fatal Fitness’ – When Extreme Exercise Turns Deadly

We've all heard the saying, 'no pain, no gain,' but what happens when you do too much of a good thing?

Why so few N.J. parents are taking paid family leave

New Jersey Policy Perspective released recommendations for improving participation in the state's paid family leave program. TRENTON -- Just 12 percent of New Jersey's eligible new parents are receiving family leave...

Free skin cancer screenings held May 13 across St. Louis area

Appointments can be made by contacting each hospital location. Read for the list.

Rep. John Katko says he won't support new GOP plan to repeal Obamacare

Republican House leaders say a vote on a revised healthcare repeal and replacement bill could happen this week. WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. John Katko says he won't support a new Republican proposal to repeal Obamacare that...

Tightline technique: Bring your lashes back to life

If your lashes could use a little more length, a shading technique known as tightlining could bring them back to life!