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  • Business Highlights

    ___ Shipping industry sends SOS to EU over Mediterranean crisis Bound by the laws of the sea to help vessels in distress, shipping companies say Europe's migration crisis has placed unreasonable demands on their crews to act as lifesavers in the...
  • Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

    Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause
    A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases. Blue Bell Creameries said Tuesday, a...
  • Fear of doctors, vaccines in US and around the world

    Doctors take a pledge to "First, do no harm." This credo is derived from the Hippocratic Oath a sworn solemn duty doctors make when they embark on their career. The Hippocratic Oath is nothing to sneeze at; few other professions require a swearing of...
  • Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream

    Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. The recall announced late Monday includes ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and...
  • More listeria illnesses linked to Blue Bell products after recall

    More listeria illnesses linked to Blue Bell products after recall
    Federal officials have linked two more listeria illnesses to Blue Bell Creameries products, a day after the Brenham, Texas-based company issued a nationwide recall of all of its products due to an ongoing outbreak of the potentially fatal foodborne...
  • DOH: E-Cigarette use triples among U.S. teens

    DOH: E-Cigarette use triples among U.S. teens
    The number of high school students in the United States who used electronic cigarettes tripled in 2014 compared to just one year earlier, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report confirms the...
  • Rising teen use of e-cigarettes is a perilous trend

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, April 20: There's one bit of good news in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest survey on teenage smoking only 9.2 percent of teens in 2014 said they smoke...
  • Missouri detective battles flesh-eating infection

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Friends and loved ones of Lee's Summit, Mo., Police Detective Joshua Ward are praying for the 34-year-old married father of three who, even after five surgeries in as many days, remained in critical condition Monday at St. Luke's Hospital...
  • Correction: HIV Outbreak-Indiana story

    In a story April 17 about an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says between 50 percent and 90 percent of people with hepatitis C are also infected with HIV....
  • Rise in vaping a concern [Editorial]

    Last week's report showing a jump in the number of teens using electronic cigarettes should set off alarm bells to parents, even as the report also highlighted major declines in teen smoking. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention reported...
  • A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur

     A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur
    The cardiac surgeon had unknowingly spread a staph infection from the rash on his hand to the hearts of at least five patients by the time Los Angeles County health investigators learned of the outbreak. The doctor had operated on more than 60 others in...