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Millions Of Eggs Have Been Recalled But People Are Still Getting Sick From Salmonella
So far, 35 people in nine states have gotten sick, including 12 recently, as part of a salmonella outbreak tied to millions of eggs that have since been recalled. Culture of Salmonella bacteria, 3D illustration. Share On facebook Share · Share On ...
Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California
LOS ANGELES — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday. More ...
Drug target for curing the common cold
UK scientists believe they may have found a way to combat the common cold. Rather than attacking the virus itself, which comes in hundreds of versions, the treatment targets the human host. It blocks a key protein in the body's cells that cold viruses ...
Australia's 'Man With The Golden Arm' Retires After Saving 2.4 Million Babies
James Harrison, an Australian man whose blood contains a rare antibody that can create a treatment that saves babies' lives, has donated plasma one last time. Harrison, 81, is now over the age limit for donors — in fact, he hit the cap months ago. But ...
Scientists Sucked a Memory Out of a Snail and Stuck It in Another Snail.
A new study strongly suggests that at least some memories are stored in genetic code, and that genetic code can act like memory soup. Suck it out of one animal and stick the code in a second animal, and that second animal can remember things that only ...
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Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study Finds
CHICAGO, IL (CBS Local) – A study by health insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield has found that the number of Americans being diagnosed with severe depression has jumped by a staggering 33 percent in recent years. The Details: A study has found ...
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Health officials launch ambitious plan to rid the world of trans fats
Los Angeles Times
In an effort to save half a million lives each year, the World Health Organization on Monday urged developing nations to follow the lead of affluent countries and eliminate man-made trans fatty acids from their food supplies. By taking six specific ...
Grandmother, 50, Died from Flesh-Eating Bacteria Possibly Contracted on Vacation, Family Says
A 50-year-old grandmother has died two months after a vacation to Florida — but her family claims her life could have been saved if the deadly infection she likely picked up during the trip had been caught earlier. When Carol Martin — from ...
New pig virus found to be a potential threat to humans
A recently identified pig virus can readily find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species, a discovery that raises concerns about the potential for outbreaks that threaten human and animal health. Researchers at The Ohio State ...
Which states have the biggest drug problems?
As the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc on communities across the country, new data looks at where drug abuse is most pronounced and which geographic areas in the United States are most at risk. The report from personal finance website ...