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They're cute. They're often roadkill. Some gourmands say they're tasty, whether baked or barbecued. Now Louisiana researchers have learned something else about nine-banded armadillos. "A preponderance of evidence shows that people get leprosy from these...
Times Staff WriterThe fireweed began each spring as tufts of hairy growth and spread across the seafloor fast enough to cover a football field in an hour. When fishermen touched it, their skin broke out in searing welts. Their lips blistered and peeled. Their eyes...
Philadelphia Daily NewsAS AN INMATE laborer at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, Chal D. Kennedy Sr. worked in the kitchen, heating and serving meals for nearly 400 inmates and then cleaning up after them. That meant scrubbing down two giant ovens once or twice a...
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Responding to consumer concerns, PepsiCo announced Friday that it will remove brominated vegetable oil, an emulsifier, from citrus-flavored Gatorade sold in the U.S. Mississippi teenager Sarah Kavanagh launched an online petition in November that drew...
CNNThe most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer. The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
KTLA NewsNHA TRANG, Vietnam -- The mysterious deaths of 2 more young tourists in Asia has prompted increase concerns over the possiblilty of poisonings. The latest victims, Kari Bowerman, 27, and Cathy Huynh, 26, were backpacking in Vietnam while on break from...
CNNA new strain of avian flu that jumped from birds to mammals is responsible for the death of more than 160 seals off the New England coast last year, scientists announced Tuesday. The virus could theoretically pose a threat to human health, they said....
Johns Hopkins University Engineering students unveiled devices Monday that they hope will lower the number of still births and deaths from fever-related illnesses in developing countries. FeverPoint is a screening test that uses a cotton thread and a...
email@example.comThe need for gluten-free foods has grown so rapidly that local grocery stores are dramatically expanding their product lines. Ken's SuperFair Foods recently tripled the size of its gluten-free packaged foods and plans to add 50 to 60 frozen gluten-...
The Hartford CourantI take just five pills a day now. This is down from the handfuls I used to take back when I was a health junkie. I don't think I was a hypochondriac, but then I may have been taking a pill for that. Mostly I was into supplements and vitamins. I don't...
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A politically sexy ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new pro-environment fueling station in Bloomfield, Conn., took place on Dec. 9. Three weeks later, on New Year's Eve, a scary 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Youngstown, Ohio. The link between those events...
Q13 FOX News OnlineThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared a recent rash of seal deaths to be an "unusual mortality event" on Tuesday. More than 60 seals have died and 75 found diseased in Alaska with skin sores and patchy hair loss. The Fish and...
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