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  • Chinese meat scandal widens

    Burger King and Starbucks said their Chinese stores have stopped using meat from a supplier that local media accused of selling expired chicken and beef. As the latest food scandal in China deepened, the companies said in statements Tuesday that  they...
  • Ever heard of 'pine nut syndrome'? Neither had I, until I got it

    Ever heard of 'pine nut syndrome'? Neither had I, until I got it
    To the bartender at Father’s Office in Culver City, who graciously replaced my California chardonnay with an Italian white on Monday night because the chardonnay tasted rancid: I apologize. Weirdly, the replacement white was funky, too. I was...
  • Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less

    Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less
    A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco, Food 4 Less, Foods Co. and Ralphs stores due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any...
  • Eagles OT Johnson on suspension: 'It sucks'

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT A year ago, the Philadelphia Eagles' entire first-string offensive line started every game and missed only 90 snaps as a group. This year, they already know they will be without...
  • Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs

    Try these 30 simple tricks to shave your health costs
    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than in the past. Higher premiums are only part of the...
  • While vitiligo is incurable, treatment may bring back some skin color

    Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo? A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin. The...
  • Pill look different? Shape and color changes may prompt lapses

    Pill look different? Shape and color changes may prompt lapses
    In a decade, Americans have saved an estimated $1.2 trillion by taking generic drugs instead of the high-priced originals. But the booming market in copycat prescription pharmaceuticals - coupled with insurance companies' efforts to keep healthcare...
  • How late is too late for the HPV vaccine?

    Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System whatdoctorsknow.com Q: A friend told me that you can't get the new HPV vaccine if you've ever had sex. Is this true? A: No. This is a common misconception because experts have recommended the...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy? ANSWER: The new test you heard...
  • Cigarettes cause wrinkles? Snore. It's time to fix anti-smoking ads

    Cigarettes cause wrinkles? Snore. It's time to fix anti-smoking ads
    An older woman I know is struggling against emphysema. Though she still gets around locally from time to time, she’s often too exhausted. A flight of stairs is about all she can muster; on cold days, making it even from the handicapped parking...
  • Oops: Forgotten smallpox discovered in old storage room near D.C.

    National Institutes of Health workers preparing to move a lab in Bethesda, Md., found an unwelcome surprise in a storage room this month: six vials of smallpox. There is no evidence that any of the vials was breached, and no lab workers or members of...