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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 08:20 AM EDT

Fake Pot Likely Tainted With Rat Poison Kills 3, Sickens 100

Fake Pot Likely Tainted With Rat Poison Kills 3, Sickens 100

Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states. The federal Centers for Disease...

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 at 07:54 AM EDT

More Organic Than Thou? Rebel Farmers Create New Food Label

More Organic Than Thou? Rebel Farmers Create New Food Label

Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer — and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 03:18 PM EDT

2018's 'Dirty Dozen': How Much Pesticide Is in Your Produce?

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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 01:11 PM EDT

'Thunderclap' Headache Hits Man Who Ate Fiery Pepper: Docs

'Thunderclap' Headache Hits Man Who Ate Fiery Pepper: Docs

The Carolina Reaper is billed as the world's hottest pepper, apparently so hot it may cause "thunderclap" headaches in people who eat one, NBC News reported. That's based on a new medical journal write-up of...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 07:27 AM EDT

New Way of Defining Alzheimer's Aims to Find Disease Sooner

New Way of Defining Alzheimer's Aims to Find Disease Sooner

Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 03:26 AM EDT

FDA Puts Restrictions on Birth Control Implant But No Recall

FDA Puts Restrictions on Birth Control Implant But No Recall

U.S. health officials on Monday placed new restrictions on a permanent contraceptive implant that has been subject to reports of painful complications from thousands of women. But the metal implant, called...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 12:39 PM EDT

Court to Decide if Drug Use While Pregnant Is Child Abuse

Court to Decide if Drug Use While Pregnant Is Child Abuse

Pennsylvania's highest court will decide whether a woman's use of illegal drugs while pregnant qualifies as child abuse under state law. The Supreme Court recently took up the case of a woman who tested...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 01:44 PM EDT

Michigan to Stop Providing Free Water to Flint Residents

Michigan to Stop Providing Free Water to Flint Residents

Residents of Flint, Michigan, are frustrated and angry after learning the state will stop providing them with free bottled water. 

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 08:07 AM EDT

High School Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Gets $7.1M

High School Football Player Debilitated by Concussion Gets $7.1M

A former high school football player and his family will receive millions of dollars after a civil suit settlement with a San Diego County school district over accusations of improper steps by the coaching staff...

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 02:21 AM EDT

Health Department Probes E. Coli Outbreak in 4 NJ Counties

Health Department Probes E. Coli Outbreak in 4 NJ Counties

New Jersey’s Health Department says it’s investigating a half-dozen cases of E. coli that may be linked to a restaurant chain in the state.

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