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Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC urges amid E. coli concerns

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:13:25 GMT
Court-ordered 'corrective statements' to appear on cigarette boxes

Cigarette boxes sold across the United States soon will display a new court-ordered accessory.

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:39:35 GMT
North Carolina chickenpox outbreak blamed on vaccination exemptions

A chickenpox outbreak among students at Asheville Waldorf School in North Carolina has grown to 36 cases as of Monday, and exemptions from vaccination were a contributing factor, according to the Buncombe County Health Department, which has been monitoring the situation since the end of October.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:12:56 GMT
CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the illness that's struck children in 29 states, increasing the number of disease detectives in its Atlanta headquarters from two to 16, according to a CDC official close to the investigation.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:31:26 GMT
Deadly multistate salmonella outbreak related to raw turkey grows

As Thanksgiving nears, there are 74 more cases of salmonella, including 1 death, linked to raw turkey products, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and it's still a mystery as to where the tainted turkey products come from.

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 04:26:15 GMT
After separation, Bhutanese conjoined twins want to be close

Despite their new-found independence, the Bhutanese conjoined twins who were separated by doctors in Australia last week still want to be close to each other, nurses have told reporters.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:50 GMT
One-third of US parents plan to skip flu shots for their kids this season

Thirty-four percent of US parents said their child was unlikely to get the flu vaccine this year, according to a report published Monday by C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:36 GMT
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