Costa Rica tainted alcohol: Alcohol tainted with methanol suspected of killing at least 19 people in San Jose and other parts of Costa Rica

Costa Rica issued a national alert about potentially tainted alcohol after 19 people were confirmed to have died over the past few weeks from methanol poisoning. The government said several alcohol brands were tainted with methanol, a poisonous alcohol found in solvents and antifreeze. Since early June, 14 men and five women across Costa Rica have More...

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By admin On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Costa Rica: Alcohol tainted with methanol suspected of killing at least 19 people

Costa Rica has issued a national alert about tainted alcohol after 19 people were confirmed to have died over the past few weeks from methanol poisoning. The government says several alcohol brands have been More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Nestlé launching new chocolate that ditches refined sugar

Nestlé says it has patented a new way to naturally sweeten chocolate using just the beans and pulp of the cocoa fruit, allowing the company to cut its use of refined sugar. The Swiss food giant plans to roll More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. On Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association International More...

By admin On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Ebola virus outbreak hits Goma in Congo as pastor on bus becomes first confirmed case in city amid epidemic today

Beni, Congo — The Congolese health ministry confirmed an Ebola case in Goma late Sunday, marking the first time the virus has reached the city of more than 2 million people along the border with Rwanda More...

By admin On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Bowled over for breakfast: The great breakfast cereal experiment

This story was originally broadcast on November 18, 2018. Wil Fulton admits that as a kid cereal just bowled him over. His favorites included Lucky Charms, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Rice Krispies (all the varieties, More...

By admin On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Flesh-eating bacteria death: Man dies from necrotizing fasciitis infection 48 hours after beach trip in Florida, family says

A woman from Niceville, Florida, is warning others that flesh-eating bacteria is not an urban legend – it is a real threat that took her father’s life.  Cheryl Bennett Wiygul wrote a lengthy Facebook More...

By admin On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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IVF wrong embryo: Couple’s embryo implanted in another woman in mix-up

“CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell” debuts July 15 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Los Angeles — A couple caught up in a mix-up at a fertility clinic in California is sharing their story after discovering More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Cleveland Clinic: First baby in North America born after a womb transplant from a dead donor

Woman gives birth with uterus from dead donor The Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Dominican Republic death: Third American in month dies during plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic

A mother from New Rochelle, New York, died while undergoing plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic, CBS New York reports. She is the third American to die in a month during a cosmetic operation in the Caribbean More...