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Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 06:59 PM EST

Ruling to Strike Down Health Law Puts GOP in a Quandary

Ruling to Strike Down Health Law Puts GOP in a Quandary

A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:20 PM EST

Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound Tumor

Calif. Man Who Thought He Was 'Fat' Had a 77-Pound Tumor

Hector Hernandez thought he was "fat." Then he received some shocking news: What he thought was stomach fat was actually a 77-pound cancerous tumor. "I just thought I was fat," said Hernandez of Downey,...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 03:06 PM EST

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California, which voluntarily recalled red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower because they may...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:39 PM EST

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos, Reuters said in a new report that drove the company's shares down nearly 11 percent Friday. Reuters based its report on a review...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 04:49 PM EST

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Health officials on Thursday issued an update to their previous warnings about romaine lettuce, urging consumers to find out where their lettuce originated. In a statement Thursday, the Centers for Disease...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 09:54 AM EST

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte has recalled more than 64,000 cases of corn because they were under processed.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:59 PM EST

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams,...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:41 PM EST

Adenovirus Cases Up to 35 at University of Maryland

Adenovirus Cases Up to 35 at University of Maryland

The University of Maryland says there are now 35 students sickened in an outbreak of the adenovirus, which killed one freshman at the school.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:20 AM EST

U by Kotex Sleek Tampons Recalled in US, Canada

U by Kotex Sleek Tampons Recalled in US, Canada

Kimberly-Clark has issued a recall for U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regular absorbency, for a quality-related defect, the company said Tuesday. Consumers have reported tampons unraveling and/or coming apart upon...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:36 AM EST

Jimmy Dean Sausage Links Recalled for Metal Pieces

Jimmy Dean Sausage Links Recalled for Metal Pieces

Attention Jimmy Dean sausage lovers: check your freezer because your links might be under recall due to possible metal contamination. Kentucky-based CTI Foods LLC has recalled more than 29,000 pounds of frozen,...

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