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  • Discarded 'water ventilation' treatment saves critically ill baby

    SEATTLE A Seattle baby was home in time for the holidays after local doctors bet on a last-chance, once-discarded treatment that uses liquid, not air, to inflate the collapsed lungs of fragile newborns. Tatiana Saiaana, now nearly 4 months old, smiled...
  • Menu labeling popular with consumers

    More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor...
  • Two more companies recall prepackaged candied, caramel apples after listeria outbreak

    Two more companies recall prepackaged candied, caramel apples after listeria outbreak
    Two more companies are recalling prepackaged candied and caramel apples two weeks after a listeria outbreak that lead to the deaths of at least three people. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration distributed press releases from Merb's Candies of...
  • CDC update: At least 32 in U.S. sickened by listeria-tainted apples

    At least 32 people in the U.S. have been sickened by listeria-tainted caramel apples including six who have died even as firms nationwide continue to recall the treats sold this fall, health officials said Wednesday. Officials with the Centers for...
  • Spark Therapeutics files for an IPO

    PHILADELPHIA Spark Therapeutics Inc., which hopes to turn decades of gene-therapy research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia into commercial cures for diseases, has filed papers to conduct an initial public stock offering. In its filing with the...
  • The end of sushi as we know it?

    The end of sushi as we know it?
    Jiro Ono, 89, widely considered the world's greatest sushi chef, has some dire news for aficionados of raw fish: The delicacy's best days may be behind us. "The future is so bad," the owner of the three Michelin star-rated restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro,...
  • CDC update: At least 32 in US sickened by listeria-tainted apples

    At least 32 people in the United States have been sickened by listeria-tainted caramel apples including six who have died even as companies nationwide continue to recall the treats sold this fall, health officials said Wednesday. Officials with the...
  • Laser Treatments: Pinpointing the New You

    Laser Treatments: Pinpointing the New You
    A newly approved laser available for use in the United States could mean easier treatment for common skin conditions and hair removal — and is available in the Lehigh Valley Shane Deppen, the physician extender at Dr. Samina Wahhab’s...
  • Roes for the holidays: Party dishes with different types of caviar

     Roes for the holidays: Party dishes with different types of caviar
    Caviar, once upon a holiday past, meant a tin of Caspian sturgeon roe nestled in ice with a mother-of-pearl spoon, accompanied by Champagne. Today, concerns about the environmental impact of those fabled Caspian fisheries — and one's budget —...
  • Fast-food's big resolution: Transform junk food image

    Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk. As people express distaste for food they think is overly processed, McDonald's, Taco Bell and other chains are trying to shed their reputation for serving reheated meals that are loaded with...
  • Albo proposes bill to allow medical marijuana to threat a third syndrome

    Virginia so far allows people to possess marijuana if prescribed for treatment of cancer or glaucoma, and now Del. Dave Albo, R-Springfield, is proposing to allow its use to treat epilepsy, too. He’s introducing a bill before the 2015 General...