Portales plant shut after peanut butter recall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A peanut processing plant in Portales has been shut down since Saturday after an outbreak of salmonella was linked to peanut butter made at the facility.&n..
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Peanut butter recall expands beyond Trader Joe's

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A California company is recalling 76 types of peanut butter and almond butter after one of its products was linked to a salmonella outbreak at Trader Joe's grocer..
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Morning-after pills available at 13 NYC schools

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City Department of Education is making the morning-after-pill available to high school girls at 13 public schools.    The DOE says girls..
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Trader Joe's recalls peanut butter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The grocery store chain Trader Joe's is recalling peanut butter that has been linked to 29 salmonella illnesses in 18 states. The Food and Drug..
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IUDs, implants urged for teen girls' birth control

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Teenage girls may prefer the pill, the patch or even wishful thinking, but their doctors should be recommending IUDs or hormonal implants - long-lasting and more eff..
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Fighting childhood obesity in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and a group of parents in Cape Coral are joining together to help battle childhood obesity through severa..
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FDA urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much of t..
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Swedish doctors claim pioneering uterus transplant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Two Swedish women are hoping to get pregnant after undergoing what doctors are calling the world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants.    S..
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Study suggests tie between BPA and child obesity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A provocative new study suggests a connection between the BPA chemical used in food packaging and childhood obesity, but the researchers say their findings don't pr..
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For US Hispanics, cancer top killer, not heart

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Cancer is now the leading killer of Hispanics in the U.S. - the latest sign it's beginning to displace heart disease as the nation's top cause of death.  ..
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FDA says muscle, joint pain creams can cause burns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about rare chemical burns reported by people using popular pain relief products like Bengay, Icy Hot and Fle..
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CDC: Nation on track for deadliest West Nile year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say they're convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America's shores in 1999.&n..
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CDC reports incidents of tainted ricotta cheese

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death. &..
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Doctors2You brings back old-fashined house calls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A local business is taking a step back in time by re-thinking the way doctors treat sick patients. They're stepping out of the office and into patients' homes. I..
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Plague, hantavirus, West Nile: How to avoid them

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The "bugs" of late summer are biting. The nation is having its worst West Nile virus season in a decade, and up to 10,000 people who stayed in California cabins are at risk of hant..
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Worst year ever for West Nile in Texas; 40 dead

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - Health officials say it's the worst year ever for West Nile in Texas, which has seen nearly half the country's deaths from the virus this year.    Texa..
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Only 1 more TB case found among Fla. homeless

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top health official says only one more case of a virulent strain of tuberculosis has been found among homeless people in Jacksonville since effor..
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CDC: West Nile cases rise 40 percent in 1 week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003.    The Centers ..
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CDC: West Nile outbreak 'one of largest' in US

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it "one of the largest" outbreak..
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Snoring Toddlers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Snoring toddlers and behavior are linked in a study out this week in the journal, Pediatrics. Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul.
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