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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 04:04 PM EDT

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being voluntarily recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. There have been reports of four illnesses that may...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 03:32 AM EDT

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Residents of a large slum looted an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital on Saturday, raising fears that stolen items, which are likely infected with the virus, will spread Ebola throughout the city,...

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 at 12:54 PM EDT

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberian authorities opened a second Ebola treatment center in the country's capital after the first became overwhelmed by patients, Assistant Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah said.

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 03:39 AM EDT

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Market knowingly sold its store brand yogurt containing a sugar content that was nearly six times the amount stated on the product's nutritional label, according to two class-action lawsuits...

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 07:10 AM EDT

MRSA Breaks Out at FDNY Training Facility

MRSA Breaks Out at FDNY Training Facility

A handful of the more than 300 FDNY probationary firefighters training on Randall's Island have contracted the antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA, officials confirm.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 07:02 PM EDT

Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

A new study suggests that it's safe for healthy people to eat about twice as much salt as currently recommended, despite federal guidelines that warn otherwise, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 04:28 PM EDT

American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

The U.S. woman who contracted Ebola while working as an aid worker in Liberia is gaining back her strength, her husband told reporters Wednesday from a North Carolina RV park, where he and two other missionaries...

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 03:40 PM EDT

Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014 at 07:42 PM EDT

Big Tobacco Attempts a Major Makeover

Big Tobacco Attempts a Major Makeover

Big Tobacco is looking to shed its morbid image by pitching "smokeless" e-cigarettes, championing the mantra “harm reduction,” and funding science that could turn tobacco plants into life-saving medicine.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 08:28 AM EDT

California Debates “Yes Means Yes” Sex Assault Law

California Debates “Yes Means Yes” Sex Assault Law

College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no. Now, as universities around the country that are facing pressure over the handling of rape...

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