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Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 10:20 AM EDT

Pillsbury Flour Sold at Winn-Dixie, Publix Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Pillsbury Flour Sold at Winn-Dixie, Publix Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Hometown Food Company has recalled select Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour products because they may be contaminated with salmonella, NBC News reported. The flour products were sold at a limited number of...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 02:20 PM EDT

‘Meatless Mondays’ Program Expands to NYC Public Schools

‘Meatless Mondays’ Program Expands to NYC Public Schools

“Meatless Mondays” will expand to all New York City public schools, city officials announced Monday.

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 11:30 AM EDT

Tired? It's National Napping Day

Tired? It's National Napping Day

March 11th is National Napping Day. The unofficial holiday falls (appropriately) the day after Daylight Saving Time this year.

Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 04:00 PM EST

Unvaccinated Oregon Boy Almost Dies of Tetanus: CDC

Unvaccinated Oregon Boy Almost Dies of Tetanus: CDC

An unvaccinated 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized for two months for tetanus and almost died of the bacterial illness after getting a deep cut while playing on a farm, according to a case study published...

Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 12:59 AM EST

Japanese Woman Honored by Guinness as Oldest Person at 116

Japanese Woman Honored by Guinness as Oldest Person at 116

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello was honored Saturday as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records. The global authority on records officially recognized...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 03:43 PM EST

Flu May Have Peaked, But Experts Eye Jump in Nastier Strain

Flu May Have Peaked, But Experts Eye Jump in Nastier Strain

There's a strong chance this flu season has peaked, but health officials are watching a recent wave of illnesses from a nastier flu strain. Flu was reported to be widespread in 48 states last week, down from 49...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 12:50 PM EDT

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at LI Convenience Store

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at LI Convenience Store

Nassau County officials are warning of a potential Hepatitis A exposure at a convenience store in North Merrick.

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 06:43 PM EST

Stroke Prevention Tips: Don't Think You're Too Healthy

Stroke Prevention Tips: Don't Think You're Too Healthy

The death of "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Luke Perry this week from a massive stroke at the age of 52 is drawing attention to the risks for men of all ages. Men under 65 tend to fall behind other demographic...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 07:05 AM EST

Monthly Shots Control HIV as Well as Pills in 2 Big Studies

Monthly Shots Control HIV as Well as Pills in 2 Big Studies

Monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS in two large international tests, researchers reported Thursday. If approved by regulators in the United States and...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 03:32 PM EST

Facebook Cracks Down on Vaccine Misinformation

Facebook Cracks Down on Vaccine Misinformation

Facebook announced on Thursday new policies to reduce the visibility of vaccine misinformation on its platform, including rejecting advertising and excluding groups and pages from search results that spread...

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