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Report Sheds Light On America’s Drinking While Biking Problem

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- People riding bicycles while drunk is a growing problem in the U.S. A report from the Governors Highway Safety Association shows 25-percent of the cyclists killed across the country from 2010 through 2012 had blood alcohol levels of point-oh-eight or higher. An earlier study indicated those with the highest blood alcohol content…

Fauci: Ebola Quarantine Policy Unnecessary

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- One of the President's top medical advisers isn't on board with three states' new policy of quarantining medical workers returning from West Africa. On "Fox News Sunday," Dr. Anthony Fauci insisted monitoring already in place is suitable to keep the public from being exposed to Ebola. He said medical workers are needed…

De Blasio Praises Ebola Doctor Turned Patient

Posted On October 27, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is praising the Ebola doctor turned patient. He says he's a real hero.   De Blasio spoke with Dr. Craig Spencer by phone yesterday and said he was in good spirits. He visited Bellevue Hospital where Spencer is being treated and praised the healthcare…

CVS, Rite Aid Drop Apple Pay System

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Two major pharmacy chains are dropping Apple Pay in what looks like an effort to work exclusively with a competitor. Apple Pay allows users to simply wave their smartphones in front of a reader to pay for items at dozens of major retailers. But there's speculation CVS may have been forced to drop…

Bronx Boy Being Tested For Ebola

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Bronx, NY) -- A young boy in the Bronx is being tested for Ebola after returning with his family from Guinea Saturday night. WABC-TV is reporting the five-year-old boy was vomiting and had a 103-degree fever when he was rushed to Bellevue Hospital by EMS workers wearing Hazmat suits. Five members of the child's family…