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Study links frozen embryo transfer to higher childhood cancer risk

Study links frozen embryo transfer to higher childhood cancer risk

Children born after the use of frozen embryo transfer were at higher risk of childhood cancer, according to a new study, but the risk remains low. The study, published in the medical journal JAMA on Tuesday, looks at babies born in Denmark, a country with one of the highest rates of assisted reproductive technology. In…MORE

All the lonely people: Why more of us will feel disconnected than ever before

All the lonely people: Why more of us will feel disconnected than ever before

Despite popular belief, baby boomers between 55 and 75 aren’t more lonely than prior generations, according to two new studies published Tuesday by the American Psychological Association. But that doesn’t mean we won’t have a loneliness epidemic in the future, as the baby-boomer population continues to age and younger generations struggle with feelings of isolation.…MORE

Girls in Nepal sleep in ‘menstruation huts’ despite ban, study finds

Girls in Nepal sleep in ‘menstruation huts’ despite ban, study finds

Nearly eight out of 10 girls in a region of mid-Western Nepal sleep in dangerous outdoor “menstruation huts” during their period, despite the practice being outlawed, a study has found. The illegal custom, known as “Chhaupadi,” stems from a centuries-old Hindu taboo that considers women and girls as unclean during menstruation. When women are on…MORE

White Castle issues recall of frozen sliders over possible listeria contamination

White Castle issues recall of frozen sliders over possible listeria contamination

White Castle has issued a voluntary recall of multiple products for possible listeria contamination. The recall affects a limited number of frozen six-pack cheeseburgers, frozen six-pack hamburgers, frozen six-pack pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16-pack hamburgers and 16-pack cheeseburgers, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. “Our number one focus is the safety of our customers…MORE

Dallas children’s hospital relocates 28 patients after tests find mold

Dallas children’s hospital relocates 28 patients after tests find mold

Children’s Medical Center Dallas last week relocated 28 patients after routine air tests showed higher-than-normal levels of Aspergillus and Penicillium molds, according to Virginia Hock, a Children’s Health spokesperson. When mold results were identified on December 4, patients were moved from the cardiac intensive care unit at Children’s Medical Center Dallas to other parts of…MORE

New Jersey company recalls cut fruit products after 33 sickened with salmonella

New Jersey company recalls cut fruit products after 33 sickened with salmonella

A New Jersey produce company is recalling some of its cut fruit products in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware for possible salmonella contamination after more than 30 people got sick. New Jersey-based wholesaler Tailor Cut Produce recalled its Fruit Luau mix and other pre-cut fruit after 33 people in southeastern Pennsylvania became sick…MORE

Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Listen closely: Can you hear that noisy static in your brain? Neurobiologist Nina Kraus can. At her lab at Northwestern University called “Brainvolts,” she and her colleagues can attach a series of electrodes to your scalp and record the electricity your brain produces in response to a sound. “I can then take that electricity and…MORE

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DECEMBER 4, 2019

The National Board of Review gave Adam Sandler a Best Actor award for “Uncut Gems”, an upcoming crime thriller that hits theaters on December 13th. This is the first LEGIT acting award he’s received, although he’s won Teen Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and MTV Movie Awards . . . not to…

DECEMBER 3, 2019

Tonight’s “Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special” will showcase a talented singer named ADDIE PRATT and she’s a St. Jude’s cancer survivor. She and Brad do a song called “Alive Right Now”. He chose her because he wanted to “shine a light on something good” in the special.  Brad says, “It’s one of the highlights of…