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  • Dead turtles washing up on shore pose human threat

    Dead turtles washing up on shore pose human threat
    Hundreds of small turtles have washed up dead on the eastern end of Long Island in the last month, a die-off scientists blame on waterborne toxins that have reached unprecedented levels for reasons that aren't entirely clear. Necropsies on some of the...
  • Letters to the editor

    'Unions have become counter-productive' It's been well over 100 years since unions, and President Theodore Roosevelt, saved America from the sweat shops and wage suppression that was growing and pervasive, especially in factories and plants found in...
  • Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought

    Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought
    The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department's second-ranking official to order a thorough review. In a statement...
  • 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...
  • When the vaccination wars hit home

    When the vaccination wars hit home
    His wife opposed childhood vaccination, and, at first, he followed her lead. She'd done a lot of research, he reasoned; she was the vaccine expert in the relationship. But as he learned more about the science supporting vaccination, he began...
  • 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...
  • OraSure in race to make much-needed rapid Ebola test

    OraSure in race to make much-needed rapid Ebola test
    The Ebola epidemic has cooled to a simmer in West Africa, but the race to provide the technology needed to thwart the next outbreak is just heating up. OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem is competing with several other companies and research groups to...
  • Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says

    Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says
    Years before the HPV vaccine prevents women from getting cervical cancer, it protects them against genital warts and cervical dysplasia, new research suggests. A study of more than 260,000 teen girls in Ontario, Canada, finds that those who received all...
  • Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....
  • Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to sushi spreads to nine states

    Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to sushi spreads to nine states
    A salmonella outbreak possibly linked to raw tuna in sushi has sickened 31 people from Southern California and has spread to eight other states. The outbreak was traced to a specific strain of salmonella, paratyphi B, likely linked to sushi made from...