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Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 06:16 PM CDT

Misidentified Man Taken Off Life Support: Suit

Misidentified Man Taken Off Life Support: Suit

A misidentification at a Chicago hospital led to a family taking a man they thought was their loved one off life support – but that man wasn’t who they thought he was, a new lawsuit states.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 04:41 PM CDT

How to Keep Your Child Safe at a Petting Zoo

How to Keep Your Child Safe at a Petting Zoo

Here are ways to keep your child safe when visiting a petting zoo or live animal exhibit.

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 12:18 PM CDT

Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

Excited to hit the pool this summer? A new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may make you think twice before you dive in. Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium, a parasite spread through the...

Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:24 AM CDT

Schumer: DOJ Agency Should Investigate DR Deaths

Schumer: DOJ Agency Should Investigate DR Deaths

The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. government should step up efforts to investigate the deaths of at least eight Americans in the Dominican Republic this year. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco...

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 at 08:04 PM CDT

For Student Loan Borrowers With Cancer, No Break From Bills

For Student Loan Borrowers With Cancer, No Break From Bills

Last September, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments. More than nine months after the law took effect, borrowers still...

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 09:35 PM CDT

CDC Warns of Salmonella-Infected Papayas From Mexico

CDC Warns of Salmonella-Infected Papayas From Mexico

Health officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella linked to papayas imported from Mexico and sold in Connecticut Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. The...

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 10:57 PM CDT

Calif. Family Warns of 'Black Fire Snake' Experiment Danger

Calif. Family Warns of 'Black Fire Snake' Experiment Danger

A Southern California family is warning others about a popular science experiment that can quickly turn into a dangerous situation after a child suffered serious burns and injuries to his face. Priest Rivera...

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 06:33 AM CDT

FDA Investigates Link Between Some Pet Foods, Canine Heart Disease

FDA Investigates Link Between Some Pet Foods, Canine Heart Disease

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachael Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in...

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 08:11 PM CDT

Flint Hears From Prosecutors Who Dropped Water Charges

Flint Hears From Prosecutors Who Dropped Water Charges

Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal explained their decision in a public forum Friday night, telling frustrated and shocked residents they must look at hundreds of...

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 12:25 PM CDT

Abortions Can Continue at Missouri’s Lone Clinic -- for Now

Abortions Can Continue at Missouri’s Lone Clinic -- for Now

A Missouri commissioner on Friday ruled that the state's only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight over its license plays out, adding that there's a "likelihood"...

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