Health News

FDA Encourages More Fish In Diet

Posted On June 16, 2014

(Undated) -- The FDA is urging women and children to have more fish in their diet. Registered dietitian Carrie Gonzales with Cleveland Clinic says fish is a good source of nutrition.   The FDA says women that are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are thinking about becoming pregnant, and their children should eat at least 8 ounces…

Family Sues St. John’s After Pharmacy Student Dies During Externship

Posted On June 16, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The family of a St. John's University pharmacy student who died after coming into contact with a powerful painkiller is suing the school. Sara Lee Kessler reports.   Play Clip

New Option Coming For People With Type 1 Diabetes

Posted On June 16, 2014

(Undated) -- There's a new option coming for people with type 1 diabetes. Doctor Betul Hatipoglu with Cleveland Clinic says a new device called a bionic pancreas will be a new way to control blood sugar.   A bionic pancreas monitors blood sugar levels and administers both insulin and glucagon, while an insulin pump only…

Salmonella-Infected Chia Powder Sickens 21

Posted On June 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Federal investigators are checking out how salmonella bacteria is getting into health-food powder. Officials confirmed last week that chia-seed powder has sickened at least 21 people nationwide. The powder is sold under many brand names and at many stores. Sprouted chia seeds have been known to carry salmonella and E. coli bacteria. However,…

Iowa Supreme Court Overturns Criminal HIV Conviction

Posted On June 16, 2014

(Des Moines, IA) -- An Iowa man convicted of criminal HIV transmission could return to court. Last week, the Iowa Supreme Court overturned Nick Rhoades' 2009 conviction. He was convicted of not telling a sexual partner he had HIV. On appeal, his lawyer argued it wasn't clear whether Rhoades and his partner exchanged bodily fluids.…

  • Pet Patrol

    Missing chocolate Lab female, no collar

    Posted on July 25, 2014
    Location: Aurora

    Near 148 and Melody Lane. Chocolate Lab female recently rescued,…