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Listeria: What is it, and what's the risk?

The recalls have hit every corner of the grocery store: Ice cream. Pizza. Apples. Hummus.

Blue Bell ice cream recall

Blue Bell recalls all ice cream products

After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves.

The company is recalling its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and other frozen treats because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytog...

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Homeopathic medicine under FDA scrutiny

By some estimates, about a third of Americans use some form of alternative medicine, including homeopathic remedies because they find Western medicine inadequate.

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Hospitals pack up in poor areas, move to wealthy ones

St. Elizabeth's Hospital has been a downtown bedrock of Belleville, Illinois, since 1875.

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Kraft to remove fake coloring from mac and cheese

For years that bright yellow color of Kraft macaroni and cheese wasn't all-natural, but it's about to be..

OTD April 7 - World Health Organization

1948: The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations.

13 dead from mysterious ailment in Nigeria

A mysterious affliction has killed as many as 18 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.

The cases have all occurred in Nigeria's Ondo state since April 13, health officials said Sunday.

Dr. Dayo Adey...

Synthetic cannabis

Hospitalizations linked to synthetic weed

New York state authorities have issued a health alert following a dramatic spike in hospital visits for synthetic marijuana-related emergencies. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that more than 160 patients in nine days have been rushed to hospitals.

Measles vaccine

Officials: California measles outbreak over

A measles outbreak that affected more than 130 Californians since December is over, the California Department of Public Health declared Friday.

It has been 42 days since the last known case of B3 strain of measles, the equivalent of two successive inc...

Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Oz plans episode to rebut claim of 'quack treatments'

Dr. Mehmet Oz is preparing a special episode of his daytime talk show to address criticisms by doctors who claim he promotes "quack treatments."

Ten physicians recently wrote to Columbia University challenging Oz's position as a faculty member at the university's college of physicians and surgeons.

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E-cig use triples among teens

Use of e-cigarettes among high school-aged children has tripled in the last year alone, according to a Center for Tobacco Products survey.

Most men know that prostate cancer is something they could be at-risk for, but how much do you really know about the disease? What are the signs and how do you know if you are at-risk?

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    What is heart disease?

    We've all heard the term "heart disease," but do you know what it really means? Learn more about the disorder.

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