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Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled for Salmonella Risk

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible... Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Annual Powder-Puff Game Exceeds Fundraising Goal

Annual Powder-Puff Game Exceeds Fundraising Goal

The 7th annual BvB Powder-Puff Football Game raises $440,000 for Alzheimer's research. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
EPA Takes Issue with Handing Out Mosquito Dunks

EPA Takes Issue with Handing Out Mosquito Dunks

After two summers of providing free mosquito dunks to residents, Trophy Club had to stop giving them out... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Residents of a large slum looted an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital on Saturday, raising fears... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberian authorities opened a second Ebola treatment center in the country's capital after the first... Read »

Aug 16, 2014
Eleven Chikungunya Cases Reported in Texas

Eleven Chikungunya Cases Reported in Texas

Texas Department of State Health Services reports 11 cases of chikungunya virus in Texas, with two cases in... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Merkerson Shines Spotlight on Diabetes

Merkerson Shines Spotlight on Diabetes

Longtime "Law and Order" actress S. Epatha Merkerson is encouraging people living with Type 2 diabetes to... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Texas Medicaid Load Rising Even Without Expansion

Texas Medicaid Load Rising Even Without Expansion

Officials estimate the Texas Medicaid caseload could soon increase by more than 600,000 cases, despite the... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Market knowingly sold its store brand yogurt containing a sugar content that was nearly six times... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

A handful of probationary firefighters training on New York's Randall's Island have contracted... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

A new study suggests that it's safe for healthy people to eat about twice as much salt as currently... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

The U.S. woman who contracted Ebola while working as an aid worker in Liberia is gaining back her strength,... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Judge Questions Burdens for Texas Abortion Access

Judge Questions Burdens for Texas Abortion Access

A federal judge presiding over a lawsuit against new Texas abortion restrictions says he has a problem with... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Better-For-You Foods: Consumer Reports

Better-For-You Foods: Consumer Reports

Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine tells us how... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
Better-For-You Foods

Better-For-You Foods

Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine tells us how... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
Dallas County Confirms Third Case of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Confirms Third Case of West Nile Virus

Dallas County health officials confirmed Monday the third human case of West Nile virus in the 2014 season. Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Big Tobacco Attempts a Major Makeover

Big Tobacco Attempts a Major Makeover

Big Tobacco is looking to shed its morbid image by pitching "smokeless" e-cigarettes, championing... Read »

Aug 10, 2014
California Debates “Yes Means Yes” Sex Assault Law

California Debates “Yes Means Yes” Sex Assault Law

College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Meet the Man Keeping U.S. Safe From Ebola

Tom Frieden started his career as a public-health detective, fighting outbreaks of tuberculosis in New York... Read »

Aug 10, 2014
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