Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak is over, health officials say

Good news for salad lovers — after nearly three months, federal health officials have declared that it’s safe to eat romaine lettuce again. The recent nationwide E. Coli outbreak, which involved contaminated romaine lettuce from California, officially came to an end on Wednesday as the FDA lifted its nationwide consumer advisory. The agency More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona congresswoman, to seek treatment for “my alcohol dependence”

Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, a Democrat from Arizona, announced Wednesday that she is taking time off to seek treatment for “my alcohol dependence.” Kirkpatrick said in a statement that she suffered More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

China virus outbreak of Wuhan pneumonia could spread between humans officials say today as US warns travelers

Beijing — The possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, though the risk of transmission at the moment appears to be low, Chinese officials said Wednesday. More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Iowa girl loses her vision after rare complication from the flu

Iowa City, Iowa — There are urgent new calls for children to get vaccinated against the flu amid a number of pediatric deaths. One 4-year-old girl survived the virus but has lost her vision. It started with More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020

A British teenager had a seizure while playing an online video game. His friend 5,000 miles away in Texas called UK police, saving his life.

Aidan Jackson was playing a game online in his bedroom in Widnes, England, when he had a sudden seizure. Luckily, he was playing with a friend, who managed to save his life from 5,000 miles away. Dia Lathora, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020

St. Boniface Hospital, a beacon of hope in post-quake Haiti

The earthquake that struck Haiti ten years ago this weekend killed an estimated 250,000 people, and injured far more. Billions of dollars poured in to help. Despite that, little has changed. In fact, much of More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Protein snacks and trail mixes sold in 10 states recalled due to listeria fears

Protein snack trays and trail mixes sold in 10 states are being recalled because they contain hard-boiled eggs from a Georgia processor linked to a deadly outbreak of listeria. The latest in a series of recalls More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Wuhan pneumonia outbreak of mystery illness in China blamed on new SARS-type virus Chinese and WHO officials say today

Beijing — China believes a mysterious pneumonia outbreak that struck 59 people is caused by a new strain of virus from the same family as SARS, which killed hundreds of people more than a decade ago. Lead More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

China pneumonia outbreak draws warning from US embassy for Americans today as Chinese grapple with mystery illness

Beijing — Americans travelling in China should avoid animals and contact with sick people as the country grapples with a mystery pneumonia outbreak, the U.S. Embassy in China said Tuesday. The viral illness More...

By admin On Monday, January 6th, 2020

Some labels now tell you the calories for eating all the servings

Curious to know how many calories you’re consuming by scarfing down an entire pint of ice cream or bag of chips? Now, thanks to U.S. food regulators you can. New Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules More...