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Woman Dies From Tainted Cucumber Prompting Recall
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Woman Dies From Tainted Cucumber Prompting Recall

A San Diego-based produce company has recalled garden cucumbers believed to be the source of a Salmonella outbreak that killed one woman and sickened people in 27 states. The cucumbers were imported from Mexico and distributed by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce according to the... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
SoCal Chipotle Linked to Norovirus Outbreak

SoCal Chipotle Linked to Norovirus Outbreak

Health officials believe a food-borne illness that sickened dozens of customers at a Southern California Chipotle is... Read more »

Sep 4, 2015
7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

The death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home climbed to seven Tuesday... Read more »

Sep 2, 2015
Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old... Watch »

Sep 2, 2015
Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients... Read more »

Aug 28, 2015
3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
8 Treated for Legionnaires' Disease at Quincy Veterans Home

8 Treated for Legionnaires' Disease at Quincy Veterans Home

Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of... Read more »

Aug 28, 2015
McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farm After Undercover Video

McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farm After Undercover Video

McDonald's and the fast food chain's supplier Tyson Foods have cut ties with a Tennessee chicken farm after an... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in McHenry County

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in McHenry County

Mosquito batches recently collected in northwest suburban Nunda Township and Lake in the Hills have tested positive... Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Health conscious Californians are abandoning their juice makers for the humble soup, which has been reinvented into... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely... Read more »

Aug 17, 2015
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Parents Refusing Vaccines for Kids Need Doctor's Signature

Parents Refusing Vaccines for Kids Need Doctor's Signature

Parents in Illinois citing religious objections in refusing to have their children immunized will have to get a... Read more »

Aug 13, 2015
Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after voluntarily pulling all products from store... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the... Read more »

Aug 12, 2015
Kids With Cancer Get Futuristic Chance at Saving Fertility

Kids With Cancer Get Futuristic Chance at Saving Fertility

Barely 2 years old, Talia Pisano is getting tough treatment for kidney cancer that spread to her brain. Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product... Read more »

Jul 31, 2015

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