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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 08:51 AM CDT

Health Care New Front for Transgender Rights Under Trump

Health Care New Front for Transgender Rights Under Trump

Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 04:29 PM CDT

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Has Spread to 22 States

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Has Spread to 22 States

The E. coli outbreak linked to Romaine lettuce grown in Arizona continues to expand, with the case total climbing to 98 across 22 states and 46 people requiring hospitalization, 10 of them for a type of acute...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 11:27 AM CDT

Restaurants Calm Customers, Say Their Romaine Is Safe

Restaurants Calm Customers, Say Their Romaine Is Safe

Restaurants' advice to their customers? Romaine calm. The government is still investigating how romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, apparently became contaminated with E. coli bacteria. As of this week, at...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 02:13 AM CDT

Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning Searches

Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning Searches<br /><br />

Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food. The...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 05:41 AM CDT

Lettuce-Linked E. Coli Outbreak Soars to 84 Cases in 19 States; 42 Hospitalized

Lettuce-Linked E. Coli Outbreak Soars to 84 Cases in 19 States; 42 Hospitalized

The number of cases in the E. coli outbreak tied to Romaine lettuce grown in Arizona has boomed to 84 in 19 states, with 42 people requiring hospitalization, more than a half-dozen of them for a type of acute...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 01:11 PM CDT

Taco Bell Warns Customers After Worker Diagnosed With Hep A

Taco Bell Warns Customers After Worker Diagnosed With Hep A

A southern Indiana Taco Bell is warning customers after a worker was diagnosed with Hepatitis A amid outbreaks in neighboring states.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 12:32 PM CDT

Juul E-Cig Maker to Invest $30M to Combat Underage Vaping

Juul E-Cig Maker to Invest $30M to Combat Underage Vaping

The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children. The announcement from Juul Labs comes one day after...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 11:39 AM CDT

These Are the 37 Ill. Hospitals Ranked Among Safest in US

Illinois is home to 37 of the safest hospitals in the nation, according to a new...View gallery

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville
  • AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Bolingbrook
  • AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 10:46 PM CDT

FDA Warns Retailers Not to Sell Juul E-Cigarette to Kids

FDA Warns Retailers Not to Sell Juul E-Cigarette to Kids

Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 12:17 PM CDT

Veteran Undergoes World's First Full Male Genital Transplant

Veteran Undergoes World's First Full Male Genital Transplant

A veteran who suffered injuries in Afghanistan has received the world's first total penis and scrotum transplant, Johns Hopkins Hospital announced Monday. A team of nine plastic surgeons and two urological...

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