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  • In CDC bird flu mix-up, U.S. agency cites sloppy science, failed reporting

    In CDC bird flu mix-up, U.S. agency cites sloppy science, failed reporting
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. government scientist working with bird flu rushed through lab procedures in order to get to a staff meeting, setting off what could have been a fatal mishap, health officials said on Friday. They said the U.S. Centers for...
  • Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

    Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
    His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...
  • Dos de cada cinco adultos en EEUU corre riesgo de desarrollar diabetes: estudio

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Dos de cada cinco estadounidenses nacidos entre el 2000 y 2011 desarrollarán previsiblemente diabetes tipo 2 en algún momento de sus vidas, lo que representa el doble de probabilidades que tienen los hombres y aproximadamente un...
  • Measles outbreak in Ohio appears to be ending: health officials

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A massive measles outbreak in Ohio that was behind the largest outbreak of the disease in the United States in two decades appears to be coming to an end, with no new confirmed cases in the state in nearly a month, state officials...
  • Bedbugs force temporary closure of library

    The Doreen Gauthier Lighthouse Point Library is expected to reopen Monday after bedbugs forced it to close Thursday. "We got reports that there were bedbugs in some of the chairs," said John Lavisky, Lighthouse Point city administrator. "It appears to be...
  • U.S. basketball team cancels Senegal trip because of Ebola outbreak

    The U.S. national basketball team won't be making its first trip to Africa as planned later this month. The visit to Senegal scheduled for Aug. 27 has been canceled because of the Ebola outbreak that has claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • McCormick recalls ground oregano for possible salmonella

    McCormick has issued a voluntary recall of ground oregano in 0.75 ounce bottles because it may be contaminated with salmonella. The oregano was shipped between April 4 and Aug. 5, 2014, to stores throughout the country. The only product affected by the...
  • In Williams' death, suicide prevention advocates see opportunity to raise awareness

    In Williams' death, suicide prevention advocates see opportunity to raise awareness
    Physicians, public health officials and mental health advocates hope the death of Robin Williams will bring new attention to suicide, the little-discussed and less-understood phenomenon that now ranks among the top 10 causes of death in the United States....
  • Minnesota woman grieves for 9 relatives lost to Ebola

    MINNEAPOLIS Cynthia Kwennah's father fell ill in June in Liberia, where doctors told family members that he was suffering from typhoid and malaria. They rallied at his bedside to try to nurse him back to health, at one point admitting him to a hospital....
  • Idaho reports alarming rise in whooping cough cases

    Idaho reports alarming rise in whooping cough cases
    Idaho health officials on Tuesday urged vaccination to combat what they said was an alarming rise this year in the number of cases of whooping cough, which has killed an infant and afflicted 240 other state residents since January. The 241 cases of...