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NYC Heroin Death Toll At Highest In More Than Decade

Posted On August 28, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The heroin death toll in New York City has reached its highest level in more than a decade. Sara Lee Kessler reports.   Play Clip

Recalled Chicken Cutlets Linked To Listeria Scare

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Fairfield, NJ) -- More than eight-thousand pounds of chicken are being recalled for possible Listeria contamination. New Jersey-based TNUVA USA and the USDA on Wednesday announced the recall of frozen bags of Mom's Chicken Extra Thin Cutlets. The product's expiration date is February 18th, 2015. The problem was discovered after a routine sampling tested positive…

Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Undated) -- A potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba is turning up in water samples in Louisiana. Officials are warning people in the towns of Reserve, Garyville and Mount Airy not to allow water to get inside their noses when swimming because it could transfer the amoeba to the brain. Officials insist the water is safe to…

Scientific Journal Questions Autism-Vaccine Study

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Undated) -- A scientific journal is pulling the online version of an autism-vaccine study it published earlier this year. The original study linked the onset of autism to the vaccination of young children. However, there are now serious concerns about that conclusion. The author of the study says he based his report on data from…

Study: Yoga Lessens Knee Pain Caused By Arthritis

Posted On August 28, 2014

(Undated) -- If you're having knee pain, it may be time to turn to yoga. Yoga therapist Judi Bar with the Cleveland Clinic says yoga can help get rid of knee pain cause by arthritis.   A study done by researchers at the University of Minnesota found women suffering from knee osteoarthritis who did an…