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Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 04:51 PM CST

Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday for ACA Health Law Coverage

Sign-Up Deadline Is Saturday for ACA Health Law Coverage

Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country. For 2019, premiums are stable, more plans are available, and millions of uninsured people...

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 05:59 PM CST

Ruling to Strike Down Health Law Puts GOP in a Quandary

Ruling to Strike Down Health Law Puts GOP in a Quandary

A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 09:20 PM CST

Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound Tumor

Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound Tumor

Hector Hernandez thought he was "fat." Then he received some shocking news: What he thought was stomach fat was actually a 77-pound cancerous tumor. "I just thought I was fat," said Hernandez of Downey,...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:06 PM CST

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California, which voluntarily recalled red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower because they may...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:39 AM CST

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos, Reuters said in a new report that drove the company's shares down nearly 11 percent Friday. Reuters based its report on a review...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 03:49 PM CST

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Health officials on Thursday issued an update to their previous warnings about romaine lettuce, urging consumers to find out where their lettuce originated. In a statement Thursday, the Centers for Disease...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 08:54 AM CST

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte has recalled more than 64,000 cases of corn because they could spoil and lead to life-threatening illnesses if eaten. Cans of Fiesta Corn seasoned with red and green peppers were shipped to 25...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 08:59 PM CST

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams,...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:36 AM CST

Jimmy Dean Sausage Links Recalled for Metal Pieces

Jimmy Dean Sausage Links Recalled for Metal Pieces

Attention Jimmy Dean sausage lovers: check your freezer because your links might be under recall due to possible metal contamination. Kentucky-based CTI Foods LLC has recalled more than 29,000 pounds of frozen,...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 11:06 AM CST

Potential Mumps Case Reported at Suburban School: Officials

Potential Mumps Case Reported at Suburban School: Officials

Officials are warning parents of students at Lockport Township High School that a person at the school may have contracted a case of mumps.

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