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Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 11:41 AM EDT

Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

A New Jersey-based company is voluntarily recalling nearly 10,000 cases of Wish-Bone Ranch salad dressing sold in 24-ounce bottles after a customer alerted representatives the product was accidentally mixed with...

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 07:59 AM EDT

Council Approves Paid Sick Time Bill in Montgomery Co.

Council Approves Paid Sick Time Bill in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County's council members have voted in favor of a bill that requires employers to give full-time employees seven paid sick days.

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 at 08:05 PM EDT

GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

France's national agricultural institute is investigating how a lamb whose mother had been genetically modified with a jellyfish protein as part of a medical experiment was sold as meat. In a statement Tuesday...

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 at 05:25 PM EDT

Program Helps People With Disabilities Get Finances in Order

Program Helps People With Disabilities Get Finances in Order

A new government training program called Reach Outcomes, Acheive Dreams, Succeed, or ROADS, helps people with all kinds of disabilities track their finances. News4's Erika Gonzalez reports.

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 at 07:11 AM EDT

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a report released Monday that warns of...

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 at 10:37 AM EDT

Skinny Jeans Land "Fashion Victim" in Hospital for Days

Skinny Jeans Land "Fashion Victim" in Hospital for Days

An Australian woman was hospitalized for four days after her skinny jeans cut off the blood flow to her calves and made her collapse. The 35-year-old had spent the day helping relatives move, squatting...

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 03:27 PM EDT

General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made with ingredients people see as natural. The company said Monday that Trix

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 10:39 AM EDT

Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Niagara Bottling is recalling its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. coli. The company is urging customers to avoid drinking the water without boiling it first.

Sunday, Jun 21, 2015 at 01:26 AM EDT

Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Like modern Americans at summer barbecues, people living in the early Paleolithic era were big fans of grilling, according to an analysis of 400,000-year-old teeth discovered in a cave in Israel, NBC News...

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 12:19 PM EDT

U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

A deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Virus in South Korea is prompting health officials and experts to prepare for the possibility of more cases in the United States.

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