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Salmonella-tainted chicken killed 1, sickened 17 in multi-state outbreak, CDC says
One person has died and 17 others were sickened in a multi-state outbreak linked to salmonella-tainted chicken, federal health officials said Wednesday. The illnesses occurred between Sept. 25, 2017, and June 4. The death occurred in New York state ...
Weight Loss Researchers Will Pay You $300 To Eat Avocados Every Day
Researchers are willing to pay $300 for people to eat avocado every day, which sounds like a good deal for those who love the fruit. The people who accept the offer will be participating in a study to determine whether eating avocados will help with ...
Blood pressure drug recall: FDA warns of potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup
A specific lot of blood pressure medication has been recalled after a bottle from that lot was found to be mislabeled, according to a Food and Drug Administration statement. The bottle was supposed to contain hydrochlorothiazide tablets USP 12.5 ...
Spraying In Milford After West Nile Detected
MILFORD, MA—Since mosquitoes with West Nile Virus were confirmed in a multitude of communities around Central Massachusetts, Milford is also taking precautions. Mosquitoes with the West Nile Virus were confirmed in the Beach Street Extension area of ...
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USDA confirms sixth case of Mad Cow disease in past 15 years
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The sixth case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, or BSE, during the past 15 years in the United States has been identified in a 6-year-old mixed breed beef cow in Florida. The positive test for so-called Mad Cow Disease comes six years after the ...
Study sheds light on how "club drug" ketamine may help ease depression
The anesthetic ketamine has drawn excitement in recent years as a fast-acting and effective treatment for severe depression. Now, a small, new study sheds light on exactly how the drug works to treat depression, with a surprising finding: Ketamine ...
PURE Diet Score Recommends 7 Foods, Including Dairy and Meat
MUNICH — A diet quality score based on the PURE study, which advocates eating more of seven key foods — fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish, dairy, and nonprocessed red meat — has been linked to lower mortality and cardiovascular events in three ...
FDA Issues Drug Recall for Hundreds of Dr. King's Homeopathic Products. How to Tell If You're Impacted
FDA Issues Drug Recall for Hundreds of Dr. King's Homeopathic Products. How to Tell If You're Impacted. By Brittany Shoot. August 29, 2018. King Bio, maker of drug products including homeopathic products sold under the name Dr. King's, has issued a ...
Disease X: China ignores UK request to share samples of flu virus with pandemic potential
Requests by UK experts to Chinese authorities for samples of the latest strain of a dangerous and evolving avian influenza virus, known as H7N9 have so far been ignored, the Telegraph has learned. The news comes on the back of revelations earlier this ...
Is one drink per day really unsafe? That new alcohol study, explained.
“The safest level of drinking is none.” This was the stunning conclusion of a big paper that appeared last week in the Lancet — one that prompted dozens of news stories warning of the dangers of even the lowest levels of alcohol consumption.