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Health News

Blue Bell to now inform states of positive listeria tests

Blue Bell signs agreements with Texas, Oklahoma to inform states of positive listeria tests

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 06:28pm EDT

Bird flu found on South Dakota egg-laying chicken farm

Despite biosecurity measures, bird flu affects South Dakota farm with 1.3M egg-laying chickens

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 06:22pm EDT

Report: Binge drinking by young people is increasing

Report: Dangerous binge drinking by young people on the rise even as overall alcohol use falls

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 06:20pm EDT

Chilean girl who wished for euthanasia passes away

Chilean teen who made public YouTube plea for permission to end her life dies of illness

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 06:06pm EDT

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk needs liver transplant

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk needs liver transplant, team turns to public for donor

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 05:17pm EDT

CDC study of Indiana HIV cases shows most are same strain

CDC analysis of half of Indiana's HIV outbreak cases shows nearly all have same virus strain

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 05:00pm EDT

FDA panel backs Vertex combination pill for cystic fibrosis

FDA panel recommends approval for Vertex combination, despite effectiveness issues

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 02:46pm EDT

2 raccoons test positive for rabies; person and cow bitten

Garrett County Health Dept. says 2 raccoons test positive for rabies after biting person, cow

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 02:16pm EDT

Nurse in Italy tests positive for Ebola; was in Sierra Leone

Nurse who worked in Sierra Leone tests positive for Ebola after arriving in Italy last week

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 12:50pm EDT

Man arrested, charged with preventing seizure of pet camel

Police: Amelia man arrested for trying to block animal control officers from seizing pet camel

Thursday - 05/14/2015, 11:38am EDT

3 questions to help sort student health coverage choices

3 questions to help students sort college health insurance options before leaving for school

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 10:20pm EDT

New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

New blood tests may transform cancer care; more people get liquid biopsies to guide treatment

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 07:32pm EDT

Cereal maker Post says bird flu squeezing its egg supply

Cereal maker Post says Midwest bird flu outbreak further squeezing its egg supply

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 06:50pm EDT

TV food star Sandra Lee says cancer surgery postponed

TV food star Sandra Lee says surgery for breast cancer postponed because of infection

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 06:17pm EDT

USDA rules will require safety labels on tenderized beef

USDA rules will require safety labels, cooking instructions on tenderized beef

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:59pm EDT

Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces barrier in Japan

Barriers to exoskeleton that helps the paralyzed walk shows challenge for robotics power Japan

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:58pm EDT

Mexico says bacteria contaminated vaccine blamed in 2 deaths

Mexico says bacteria contaminated vaccine blamed in deaths of 2 babies, sickening of 31

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:49pm EDT

Feds close insurance loopholes on preventive care

Administration closes insurance loopholes on prevention, from contraception to colonoscopies

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:18pm EDT
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