Category: Local News

Deaf Grocery Worker Says Shopper Punched Her For Not Hearing Question

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js MIDLOTHIAN, VA (CBS Local) – A Virginia supermarket employee, who has gone deaf due to a rare disease, says a woman attacked her for not responding to the shopper’s question. Liberty Gratz has been working at the Publix in Midlothian, VA since it opened last year. Both Liberty and her twin brother suffer from Usher syndrome, a…

Doctors Urge Women To Get Checked In ‘Fourth Trimester’ Of Pregnancy

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BOSTON (CBS) – Pregnancies are usually divided into three trimesters, but experts say don’t forget the “fourth trimester” or the three months after a woman gives birth. Health issues that affect women during pregnancy don’t always end after the baby is born and new ones often develop, like fatigue, pain, sleep disorders, breastfeeding problems,…

Soaking In Hot Tub Could Be Beneficial For Women Suffering From PCOS

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BOSTON (CBS) – Researchers from the University of Oregon studied six women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and found that when they soaked in a hot tub for one hour three to four times a week they experienced a variety of health benefits. After two months, the women had reduced resistance to insulin, lower…

Fall River Factory Workers Hope Trump Will Prevent Jobs From Moving To Mexico

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js FALL RIVER (CBS) – Factory workers in Fall River say they were blindsided by an announcement that the facility is closing and moving to Mexico. About 160 people will soon be out of work. The union is hoping President Trump will step in. “They just said, we’re closing this plant and everybody was in…

Explore America’s Castles

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js By Randy Yagi It’s often said that a man’s home is his castle. However, that old saying takes extra special meaning when describing the colossal mansions and fabled castles of America, some of which can occupy more than a city block or even an entire neighborhood. While a few of the most famous American…

Heavy Drinking Could Increase ‘Bad’ Bacteria In Mouth, Study Finds

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js CBS Local – People who drink more than the recommended daily limit of alcohol may harbor an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests. Researchers found that compared with nondrinkers, those who drank heavily had fewer “good” bacteria in their mouths. They were also hosting more “bad” bacteria — including bugs…

Marcia Gay Harden Talks Third Season Of “Code Black,” New Memoir

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js Marcia Gay Harden isn’t afraid to speak up. The Academy Award-winning actress has a way with words, whether she’s discussing a thoracotomy on the set of her show or chronicling her relationship with her mother and her mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s. Harden spoke to CBS Local about what we can expect from her character…

Kraft Called Trump’s Stance On Kneeling NFL Players ‘Divisive,’ ‘Horrible’

http://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js BOSTON (CBS) – New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was critical of President Donald Trump during an October meeting between players and owners about national anthem protests in the league, an audio recording of the meeting obtained by the New York Times shows. Commissioner Roger Goodell urged attendees during the meeting “let’s make sure…

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