Health and Lifestyle News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/hea Health and Lifestyle News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2019 EarthLink Networks Inc. Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:33:58 EST Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:43:54 EST 5 Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20190120/311830af-dc2c-4038-9859-c4d6292e6910 SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throughout the country. Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:33:58 EST 20190120/311830af-dc2c-4038-9859-c4d6292e6910 Associated Press New York City gives letter grades for food cart cleanliness http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20190119/9b836b95-b7bb-47c8-8865-c6180a47d040 NEW YORK (AP) — Will your favorite hot dog stand be getting an "A''? New York City's iconic food carts are starting to get health department letter grades, giving on-the-go workers and tourists alike a quick reference for cleanliness and safety. Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:38:11 EST 20190119/9b836b95-b7bb-47c8-8865-c6180a47d040 Associated Press 3 years later, no one is in jail over Flint tainted water http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20190118/014f794e-01f3-4b11-9fb9-34f38ab26d06 DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's attorney general in 2016 promised to investigate "without fear or favor" the scandal over Flint's lead-tainted drinking water and pledged that state regulators would be locked up for fudging data and misleading the public. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:32 EST 20190118/014f794e-01f3-4b11-9fb9-34f38ab26d06 By ED WHITE Associated Press Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20190118/7f6c6b2b-12f5-4944-b060-f67a1f548100 The legal pressure on the prominent family behind the company that makes OxyContin, the prescription painkiller that helped fuel the nation's opioid epidemic, is likely to get more intense. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:56:27 EST 20190118/7f6c6b2b-12f5-4944-b060-f67a1f548100 By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/hea?guid=20190118/512a62d2-501c-4f06-b417-c7f8ba64a71c GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that it's seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:48:08 EST 20190118/512a62d2-501c-4f06-b417-c7f8ba64a71c By JAMEY KEATEN and MARIA CHENG Associated Press