| May 16, 2010
| 8:50 PM
A Southern California meat-packing company recalled 53,000 pounds of ground beef that has a high risk of being contaminated with. E coli, officials reported.
The recall included various pound packages of "Montclair Meat Co. Ground Beef" and "Montclair...
| May 18, 2010
Most of the milk from the dairy cows on South Pork Ranch ends up pasteurized -- heat-treated to reduce the chance that the people who drink it will get sick.
But every month, 300 gallons of the milk are sold raw, much of it to about five dozen regular...
| May 20, 2010
Your mother or father may have suffered from a serious illness, let's say cancer. Or maybe several family members are dealing with diabetes. The thought of coming away from the doctor's office with the same diagnosis can put you in a state of near panic...
| May 24, 2010
| 6:27 PM
'Tis the season for ticks; bugs that can bite and transmit debilitating diseases. Lyme is the most well known, and with that comes other ailments like Cat Scratch Fever & even a form of Malaria.
Members of the York Lyme Disease Support group are very...
| May 24, 2010
| 8:28 PM
When the Coalition for the Homeless opens its new $5 million men's shelter sometime next year, it will boast at least two things the current, aging men's pavilion does not: Actual beds and air conditioning.
But the 250-bed facility will be a "historic"...
| May 25, 2010
| 7:07 PM
Sometime before 3:09 a.m. on Sept. 1, 2009, Jamal Miller began to tear the bedsheet in his room at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles.
The stocky 16-year-old tied the sheet to a sock and tied the sock around the metal bar at the top of his bunk...
| May 28, 2010
Hot summer days are perfect for pool parties, backyard barbecues, beach trips and picnics. But while you're enjoying relaxed meals outdoors, it's important not to be too casual about preparing and serving food.
Cases of food-borne illnesses tend to...
| May 27, 2010
With Memorial Day approaching and school soon reaching an end, it's a good time to brush up on summer health and safety. Dr. William Zirkin of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center's emergency department talks about common summer problems and how to...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 7:23 PM
BEIJING -- A former doctor armed with a large knife rampaged outside an elementary school in eastern China, stabbing eight young children to death and wounding five others Tuesday, a local official and a state news agency said.
The attacker launched...
| May 28, 2010
A bacterial infection typically spread by fleas, lice and biting flies could be more prevalent than many think, and may have been transmitted from a mother to her children at birth, scientists from N.C. State University say.
Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt,...
| Apr 14, 2010
After years of research, professional infighting and maneuvering from various interest groups, the nation's psychiatrists recently unveiled proposed changes to the manual used to diagnose and treat mental disorders around the world.
The draft document,...