| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
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Sriracha hot sauce manufacturer Huy Fong Foods cannot ship out any more sauce until mid-January because the California Department of Public Health has begun enforcing stricter guidelines for the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:36 AM
If you require Sriracha sauce — and lots of it — with every meal you might consider picking up a few extra bottles right now.
The three hot sauces made by Huy Fong Foods will need to stay in the factory 30 days before being shipped to ensure...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday warned that pregnant women and children should not drink raw milk and said it supports a nationwide ban on the sale of raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses.
The group's statement said it...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:37 PM
WASHINGTON — Although malaria deaths have fallen worldwide over the last decade, health leaders warned Wednesday of a small but rising threat in parts of Southeast Asia, where anti-malaria drug resistance is confounding experts.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:51 PM
State and federal officials are evaluating whether to give students at UC Santa Barbara an unlicensed vaccine to prevent further spread of a bacterial meningitis outbreak on campus.
The California state and Santa Barbara County departments of public...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 7:55 PM
LOVELOCK, Nev. — For years, school nurse Deborah Pontius came to work with nits to pick. On some days in this isolated central Nevada town, she'd actually sift through the hair of students found with live head lice.
But something bigger bugged...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The anti-vaccination movement has long been a public menace. It's responsible for the resurgence of numerous serious diseases that were on the decline, including measles, mumps and whooping cough.
Now the movement has been given a big booster shot by...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The 2009 H1N1 "swine flu" epidemic killed up to 203,000 people across the globe -- a death toll 10 times greater than initially estimated by the World Health Organization, researchers say.
In a study published Tuesday in the journal Plos Medicine,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Newport Beach residents may soon be one step closer to roasting marshmallows beachside over natural gas-burning fire rings.
On Tuesday, the city staff plans to recommend that the City Council approve participation in a pilot project with the South Coast...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Newport Beach residents may soon be one step closer to roasting marshmallows beach-side over natural gas-burning fire rings.
City staff plans to recommend Tuesday that council members approve city participation in a pilot project with the South Coast...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults in Los Angeles smoke at a rate more than 50% higher than their straight counterparts and suffer disproportionately from the ill effects of tobacco use, health officials reported Thursday at the introduction of a new...