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Costco Frozen Berries Recalled For Hep A Fears

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 14:39

The possibly affected products had expiration dates of February 16, 2020, and May 4, 2020. The products are sold only at Costco stores in San Diego, Los Angeles and Hawaii.

Costco Frozen Berries May Be Tainted With Hep A

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 14:39

The possibly affected products had expiration dates of February 16, 2020, and May 4, 2020. The products are sold only at Costco stores in San Diego, Los Angeles and Hawaii.

Immune Therapy A Great Tool, But Limitations Exist

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:41

Immune Therapy A Great Tool, But Limitations Exist

Reunited: Babies Visit Hospital Staff Who Cared for Them

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:23

More than 90 families of babies who spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reunited in early May to celebrate their progress since they left the hospital.

1 In 5 People In Conflict Zones Is Mentally Ill

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 19:48

Common problems include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, according to the World Health Organization. About 9% have a moderate to severe mental health condition.

Laser-Based Test Hunts Stray Melanoma Cells

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 19:33

The researchers have been developing a laser-based system designed to screen patients' blood from the outside -- spotting tumor cells as they pass through veins in the arm and eliminating the need for a blood draw.

Bats Are Biggest Rabies Danger, CDC Says

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 17:46

A scratch or bite from a bat can be smaller than the top of a pencil eraser, but that's enough to give a person rabies, the CDC said.

Report: Cancer-Causing Nitrates in Water Supply

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 16:56

Nitrate is responsible for nearly 12,600 cases of cancer a year, researchers from the Environmental Working Group say.

Bones Help Black People Keep Facial Aging at Bay

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:43

The facial bones of black adults retain a higher mineral content than those other races, which makes their faces less likely to reflect their advancing years, researchers found.

Obesity Can Make MS Symptoms Worse

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:36

The researchers foundt hat obese people have higher levels of inflammation than people of lower weight. That inflammation can affect the central nervous system and cause MS symptoms to worsen.

'Dad Shaming' Is Real, Survey Shows

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 13:39

More than one-quarter of dads surveyed said negative judgments of others undermined their parental confidence, while 20% said that it discouraged them from getting more engaged with parenting.

Expert Panel Backs PrEP for People at High HIV Risk

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:37

Best known as the two-drug combo pill Truvada, PrEP prevents HIV from establishing a permanent infection in people exposed through sex or injection drug use, the CDC says.

Cancer Survivors Predicted to Top 22 Million by 2030

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:22

Currently, thanks to better screening and treatment, more than 17 million Americans who had cancer remain alive, the American Cancer Society said in a new report.

Study: Leafy Greens OK For People on Warfarin

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:46

The results of the small study suggest that taking in more vitamin K, not less, might help patients on warfarin (Coumadin).

Gene Test Might Someday Gauge Your Heart Risk

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:57

The analysis looks for key signs of heart disease along with your entire genetic blueprint.

Switch From Beef to Chicken Could Help the Planet

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:48

Researchers found that production of poultry created about half the gases that producing beef did.

High Blood Pressure at Doctor's Could Signal Danger

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:41

People who had untreated “white-coat hypertension” had double the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke compared with people with normal blood pressure.

Formula + Nursing OK to Help Newborns Gain Weight

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:24

The results suggest that using early, limited formula may not have a negative impact on infants, but it may change the mom’s attitudes toward breastfeeding, the study’s first author said.

Recall: Asbestos in Claire's Makeup

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:01

Claire's stores has initiated a recall of its JoJo Siwa's Makeup Kit after the FDA found asbestos fibers in the kit's eyeshadow.

Race Affects Life Expectancy in Major U.S. Cities

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 16:58

In New York City, for example, people living in East Harlem have an average life expectancy of 71.2 years. A few blocks away, on the affluent Upper East Side, people live to 89.9.