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  • Salmonella tainted eggs sicken hundreds, force recall

    Salmonella tainted eggs sicken hundreds, force recall
    Hundreds of millions of eggs are at the center of a nationwide recall. The tainted eggs are causing salmonella poisoning in at least four states. So far, Pennsylvania has not seen any cases of salmonella because of these tainted eggs. But the recall is...
  • An exhausting battle over adrenal fatigue

    An exhausting battle over adrenal fatigue
    "Adrenal fatigue" is the sort of diagnosis that might hit home during a late-night Internet search. Do you, for example, have trouble waking up in the morning without caffeine? Do you crave salty foods? Do people seem a lot more irritating than in the...
  • Mosquito-borne Illness Hits West Michigan

  • Frozen Fruit Bars Recalled Over Typhoid Fever Outbreak

    Frozen Fruit Bars Recalled Over Typhoid Fever Outbreak
    LOS ANGELES -- Fruiti Pops Inc. is recalling its mamey frozen fruit pops due to a link to a recent typhoid fever outbreak. The recall, announced Thursday, is due to contaminated mamey fruit pulp from Goya Foods, recalled earlier this month. Mamey is a...
  • LSU AgCenter Experts Say U.S. Eggs Are Safe

    LSU AgCenter Experts Say U.S. Eggs Are Safe
    The recent salmonella outbreak associated with the two Iowa egg farms has raised concern about the safety of consuming eggs. However, consumers can be confident that U.S. eggs are safe, according to LSU AgCenter experts. The number of eggs involved in...
  • 200 New Cases of Whooping Cough Reported in California

    200 New Cases of Whooping Cough Reported in California
    LOS ANGELES - Children are heading back to school as California's whooping cough epidemic keeps spreading, a worrisome combination that has prompted health officials in at least one county to warn that unvaccinated students could be sent home if an...
  • Teaching, even in the face of death

    Teaching, even in the face of death
    It began with a case of what is known as "drop foot." In early 2009, La Caņada Flintridge resident Bonnie Hine found herself unable to flex her toes, and then her ankle, in the routine motions used during walking. Her balance suffered, and she found...
  • Heat stress injuries are preventable — here's how

    Heat stress injuries are preventable — here's how
    After more than a dozen high school football players were hospitalized last week in McMinnville, Ore., news reports blamed a "mystery" illness. Emerging details suggest a not-so-mysterious cause: heat stress injury as a result of vigorous training in...
  • September 1: Midday Fix - Dr. Shelly Rubin Debunks Pet Myths

    September 1: Midday Fix - Dr. Shelly Rubin Debunks Pet Myths
    Cats need milk The long-standing myth that cats need milk is wrong and giving your pet a saucer of cow's milk could make it vomit or have diarrhea. Kittens drink their mother's milk until they are weaned but adult cats don't have much lactase in their...
  • Summertime pests: Bugs, bacteria put you at risk

    Summertime pests: Bugs, bacteria put you at risk
    Summer means the arrival of certain illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses and bugs that thrive in the warm, moist environment. Although the risk of catching these diseases is low, there are some precautions to take to stay healthy. For...
  • Help your teen stay safe

    Help your teen stay safe
    Reading up on health and safety topics could be the last thing on your teen's to-do list. That's why informed, proactive parenting can make such a difference, especially in high-risk areas like driving, relationships, and mental health. While your...