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  • More college students mentally ill

    More college students mentally ill
    The number of college students who are afflicted with a serious mental illness is rising, according to data presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Assn. in San Diego   The findings came from an analysis of 3,265 college...
  • BP demanded to pay stress-related claims

    BP demanded to pay stress-related claims
    News that BP is unlikely to pay any claims related to mental-health problems caused by the oil spill has angered health groups around the country. On Friday, the American Psychiatric Assn. became the latest organization to demand that BP treat mental-...
  • Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling 2,825 cases of Veggie Lovers Salad

     
    Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling 2,825 cases of Veggie Lovers Salad with a Product Code of I208 and Use-by Date of August 10, 2010 because of a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No other Fresh Express salads are included in the...
  • La. health department: 361 blame illness on spill

    La. health department: 361 blame illness on spill
    Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals says 361 people have reported illnesses blamed on oil or dispersants from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The figures released Monday include 277 people - about three-quarters of the total - involved in...
  • Report: Dog Food Could Be Making Kids Sick

    Report: Dog Food Could Be Making Kids Sick
    Fido's food may be making kids sick, a government report warns, detailing the first known salmonella outbreak in humans, mostly young children, linked to pet food. The outbreak sickened 79 people in 21 mostly eastern states, between 2006 and 2008. Almost...
  • 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...
  • Academy-Award Actress Patricia Neal, Dead At 84

    Academy-Award Actress Patricia Neal, Dead At 84
    Patricia Neal, the willowy, husky-voiced actress who won an Academy Award for 1963's "Hud" and then survived several strokes to continue acting, died on Sunday. She was 84. Neal had lung cancer and died at her home in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's...
  • Scholar Tony Judt has died

     
    Tony Judt, a leading thinker, scholar and writer, died in New York on Friday from complications due to ALS. Judt had described the illness -- the slow and irreversible neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease -- in the......
  • E-I-E-I-ewww: Modesto processor recalls 1 million pounds of ground beef products amid E. coli outbreak

     
    Adding to ongoing national food safety concerns, a Modesto meat processor said it is recalling 1 million pounds of ground beef and bulk ground meat products after their products were linked to seven people falling ill from a rare sub-type......
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • Dogged efforts hit stubborn patterns of homelessness

    Dogged efforts hit stubborn patterns of homelessness
    Bobby Livingston couldn't sleep. The indoor quiet was unnerving, the softness of his mattress all wrong. For weeks after moving into Room 216 at the Senator Hotel, he found comfort only on a hard tile floor that felt reassuringly like the pavement....