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Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:50 PM EDT

FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Drugs Over Cancer Concerns

FDA Recalls Blood Pressure, Heart Drugs Over Cancer Concerns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall of several medications used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure over concerns that an active ingredient in the drugs could be...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 12:32 AM EDT

61 Sick in Parasite Outbreak Linked to McDonald's Salads

61 Sick in Parasite Outbreak Linked to McDonald's Salads

At least 61 people in seven states have been made sick in an outbreak of Cyclospora linked to McDonald’s salads, federal health officials said Friday. The fast-food chain has stopped selling the salads, but...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 02:28 PM EDT

Honey Smacks Still on Store Shelves Despite Recall: FDA

Honey Smacks Still on Store Shelves Despite Recall: FDA

Despite popular Kellogg's cereal Honey Smacks being linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states, the Food and Drug Administration says some boxes are still sitting on store shelves...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 11:43 PM EDT

Illinois Probes Intestinal Illness Linked to McDonald's Salads

Illinois Probes Intestinal Illness Linked to McDonald's Salads

Nearly 100 cases of an intestinal illness connected to McDonald’s salads throughout Illinois, the state’s health department said Thursday. Around 90 cases of cyclosporiasis, caused by the microscopic Cyclospora...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:12 AM EDT

Dog Heart Disease Linked to Food, FDA Says

Dog Heart Disease Linked to Food, FDA Says

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that dogs are developing an unusual condition that can cause an enlarged heart after being fed food based on peas, lentils or potatoes, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:15 AM EDT

Jury Awards $4.7B in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit

Jury Awards $4.7B in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit

A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer in the...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 11:21 PM EDT

Tingling in Woman's Legs Turns out to Be a Worm in Her Spine

Tingling in Woman's Legs Turns out to Be a Worm in Her Spine

A Frenchwoman whose symptoms started out as “electric shocks” in her legs got an even bigger shock when she found out that she had a tapeworm in her spine. The parasite caused enough swelling in the woman’s...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:28 AM EDT

Leading E-Cig Maker Juul to Sell Lower-Nicotine Pods

Leading E-Cig Maker Juul to Sell Lower-Nicotine Pods

Juul Labs is addressing one of the most common criticisms levied against the e-cigarette company: the amount of nicotine in its vaping liquids. The leading e-cig maker will soon introduce lower nicotine...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 08:56 PM EDT

Rochester, NH Residents Want Recovery Center to Move

Rochester, NH Residents Want Recovery Center to Move

Dozens of residents of Rochester, New Hampshire, have petitioned for the SOS Recovery Center to move from the downtown area.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 07:41 PM EDT

Happy Couple Mulls Divorce to Pay for Daughter's Health Care

Happy Couple Mulls Divorce to Pay for Daughter's Health Care

A couple in Texas is considering getting divorced just to be able to pay for their daughter's spiraling health care costs, "Today" reported. Jake and Maria Grey are happily married but his $40,000 salary means...

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