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Deep River recalls potato chips for possible salmonella risk

DEEP RIVER, Conn. –  A Connecticut snack maker is recalling some of its potato chips for possible salmonella contamination. More on this… Bagged salads may encourage Salmonella growth How to keep salmonella at bay TreeHouse Foods recalls some products citing ...

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4 more likely homegrown Zika cases found in Texas

 (CDC/AP) State officials have announced four more cases of Zika that are believed to have been transmitted in Texas, almost two weeks after announcing the first such case. That first case, announced Nov. 28, was a woman who lives in ...

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Dr. Manny: Little boy's death can teach us a lot about food allergies

Oakley Debbs ate a cake containing walnuts.  (Red Sneakers for Oakley) When I read about 11-year-old Oakley Debbs’ tragic peanut allergy death, and the horror that his family has had to endure since his untimely passing in November, it struck ...

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The lung cancer symptoms even non-smokers should know

 (KatarzynaBialasiewicz) Ashley Rivas was 26 when she noticed she was getting tired earlier than usual on her runs. Over the next few years, the X-ray technician from Albuquerque, New Mexico, developed a persistent cough and wheezing, which her doctors attributed ...

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UK identifies first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus

A 4-month-old baby born with microcephaly is held by his mother in front of their house in Olinda, near Recife, Brazil, February 11, 2016.  (REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File Photo) The first case of sexually transmitted Zika has been detected in the United ...

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Death toll from Australia's thunderstorm asthma reaches 6

The central business district (CBD) of Melbourne can be seen from the area located along the Yarra River called Southbank located in Melbourne, Australia.  (REUTERS/David Gray) MELBOURNE, Australia –  Six people have died and five remained on life support after ...

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The best and worst health news of 2016

 (DZM) Headlines tend to be concise and sometimes oversimplified, theoretically telling readers what a story is about in a few words. Unfortunately, this concision often leads to imprecision, and readers take reports of “breakthrough” research more seriously than is warranted. ...

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Playboys and misogynists more likely to have mental health problems: study

 (microgen) NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) –  Men who behave like promiscuous playboys or feel powerful over women are more likely to have mental health problems than men with less sexist attitudes, according to a study released on Monday. The ...

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Tilapia likely source of Washington woman's flesh-eating bacteria infection, officials say

 (iStock) Seattle health officials are zeroing in on a Bellevue fish market after an unidentified woman contracted a deadly bacterial infection while preparing tilapia. Seattle and King County Public Health officials said the likely source of infection came from the ...

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Doctors see surge in men seeking surgery-free double chin solution

Scott, before (image courtesy subject) Scott, after (image courtesy subject) (image courtesy Music City Plastic Surgery) Previous Next Even though Scott Kaiser had a healthy diet and stayed active with regular cardio and weight lifting, he realized he was developing ...

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