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Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 03:12 PM EDT

Bacteria in Kitchen Towels May Lead to Food Poisoning: Study

Bacteria in Kitchen Towels May Lead to Food Poisoning: Study

A new study suggests contaminated kitchen towels may lead to food poisoning. Researchers from the University of Mauritius, an island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa, performed tests on 100 cloth...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 07:31 PM EDT

Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker, Executives Over Drug Crisis

Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker, Executives Over Drug Crisis

Massachusetts has sued the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and has become the first state to also target the company's executives. Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday announced the lawsuit...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 11:16 AM EDT

Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

Mayors from seven U.S. cities with legal marijuana have formed a coalition.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 08:09 PM EDT

NYC, Accused of Neglect, to Spend $2B on Public Housing

NYC, Accused of Neglect, to Spend $2B on Public Housing

New York City will likely pay $2 billion to settle claims that the nation's largest public housing agency has too often left tenants to contend with lead paint, malfunctioning elevators and rats.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 09:49 AM EDT

Red Cross Launches #MissingTypes Campaign to Recruit Donors

Red Cross Launches #MissingTypes Campaign to Recruit Donors

The Red Cross is in need of blood donations and has launched a new campaign to attract the attention of donors. As part of the campaign dubbed Missing Types, the letters A, B, and O — symbols of the main blood...

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 12:26 PM EDT

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Frozen Chicken Products

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Frozen Chicken Products

Tyson Foods Inc. - one of the nation's top chicken and beef processors - is recalling more than 3,000 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products that may be contaminated, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 02:59 PM EDT

Flu Season Was One of the Deadliest for US Children

Flu Season Was One of the Deadliest for US Children

Flu killed more U.S. children in the past year than during any other regular flu season in recent history. U.S. health officials said Friday that they had received reports of 172 pediatric flu deaths since...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 01:46 PM EDT

How Can You Help Someone Struggling? Ask, Listen, Call

How Can You Help Someone Struggling? Ask, Listen, Call

Amid the recent reporting on suicides, including the deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and TV host Anthony Bourdain, people are wondering how to help a friend who might be in crisis. People who have...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:17 AM EDT

Texas Officer Sits in Hot Car for 45 Minutes to Teach a Lesson

Texas Officer Sits in Hot Car for 45 Minutes to Teach a Lesson

A North Texas police officer took on the Texas heat to show others just how dangerous it can be. Hickory Creek Police Officer Lane sat in a hot car for 45 minutes as an example of how quickly temperatures...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential...

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