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Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have pooped in the pool. Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local public...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat certain ProtiDiet High Protein Chocolate Dream bars due to possible contamination with salmonella, according to an FDA statement Monday. The manufacturer, Pro-Amino International Inc....
A fascinating, if disconcerting, fact: More than 100 trillion so-called good bacteria thrive in or on the human body. A sizable chunk of them maintain residence in the human digestive tract. Probiotics, live microorganisms that benefit their human host,...
World NowSoaked by rain yet short on clean water, refugees who have fled from Sudan to South Sudan are perishing from diarrhea and other preventable diseases at devastating rates, as aid agencies make anguished pleas for more help....
Nation NowPine nuts: Turkish pine nuts have been linked to 43 cases of Salmonella; no deaths have been reported....
Top of the TicketBill Gates calls the donations for poor kids "human generosity at its finest"...
Money & CompanyFirst, there was the contaminated frozen and fresh turkey. Then, scores of people got sick. Now, here come the lawyers. An Oregon family has filed a lawsuit against a division of the giant meat processor Cargill Inc., saying their toddler......
Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...
As engineers have fought to avert a meltdown at the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant, nuclear authorities have reported that spikes of radiation have escaped from the facility at levels that can be dangerous to...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesI never actually intended to harm anyone. Honestly. In fact, I think the waiter is to blame. I was dining at a restaurant with my sister when the waiter casually asked if I was enjoying the evening with my daughter. I tried to shrug off the comment but...
Booster ShotsA combination of three antiviral drugs may be more effective at treating seasonal and novel H1N1 influenza compared with a single drug or two drugs, according to research presented today at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and...
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