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  • Second D.C.-area man stricken with flesh-eating bacteria: media

    (Reuters) - (In this July 31st story, corrects paragraph 9 to show there were eight vibrio vulnificus cases and 27 involving all vibrio species) A flesh-eating bacterial disease has infected another Washington, D.C.-area man, local media reported on...
  • ‘The Strain': Guillermo del Toro vampire series renewed for Season 2

     
    The apocalyptic horror series “The Strain” will return for a second season, FX announced Tuesday. Based on a trilogy of […]...
  • Long Beach mortician shares funny funeral industry stories in new book

    Long Beach mortician shares funny funeral industry stories in new book
    When it comes to death, mortician Ken McKenzie says people are far too serious.  After creating a "Men of Mortuaries" calendar featuring buff, shirtless morticians wielding shovels in 2007 and releasing "Mortuary Confidential" in 2010, the Long Beach...
  • U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlanta hospital

    ATLANTA, (Reuters) - Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was "thrilled to be alive" as doctors declared him virus-free and safe...
  • Trader Joe's, Whole Foods nut butters recalled for risk of salmonella

    Trader Joe's, Whole Foods nut butters recalled for risk of salmonella
    Some almond butters sold at Trader Joe's and Whole Foods stores are being recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella. The almond butters are part of a larger nut butter recall also involving peanut butters, according to the U.S. Food and...
  • Music festival to benefit Lyme research, awareness

    Musicians will sing and strum and play the harmonica Thursday night in Annapolis night to raise funds — and awareness — for Lyme disease. Headlining the Ticked Off Music Fest will be Les Stroud, a TV survivalist and musician from Canada. He'...
  • A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not

    A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not
    There are few medical tests with as high a squirm factor as colonoscopies. So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money. If the alternative test is any good. A Wisconsin company called...
  • Knee replacement may go poorly for people who think life isn’t fair

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who tend to blame others for their suffering and think setbacks in their lives are irreparable tend to report more pain after knee replacement surgery, according to a new study. This is not the first time...
  • Involuntary eye movement a foolproof indication for ADHD diagnosis

    Tel Aviv — Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately,...
  • 'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'

    'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'
    The Master, along with being the king of all vampires, sure is a micromanager. He's left few, if any, details of the burgeoning vampocalypse to chance in FX's thriller "The Strain." Viewers have learned the extent of his type-A personality by seeing...
  • Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say

    Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say
    When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate. Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation...