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General Mills recalls frozen green beans

General Mills is recalling a "limited quantity" of frozen green beans after a package of them tested positive for listeria.

The voluntary recall involves 10-ounce bags of Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with the "Better If Used By" dates of April 10 an...

Medicare

Amputees fight proposal to limit prosthetics

Amputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal they say will limit access to some limbs.

Bubonic plague

CDC reports 11 cases of human plague since April

Since April 1, there have been 11 cases of human plague in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Three of those patients have died.

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'Just Mayo' not actually mayo, says FDA

What makes mayonnaise mayonnaise? Is it the white coloring? The thick paste-like consistency? A bland taste that nicely complements a turkey sandwich?

According to the FDA, the answer is: eggs.

The FDA has issued a warning to Hampton Creek Foods for ...

Jared Fogle in a Subway

Jared Fogle's charity raised $650,000, gave just $146,000

Jared Fogle's decision to plead guilty to child porn and sex abuse charges has drawn attention to questionable practices at the foundation he started to combat childhood obesity.

The Jared Foundation appears to have spent less than a quarter of the mo...

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CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths

An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the CDC says.

Cilantro, generic

Cilantro may be source of cyclosporiasis outbreak

According to the CDC, there have been 384 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this year.

Americans are still fighting weight

US kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study

If children in the United States and Canada faced off against each other in an international episode of "The Biggest Loser," it would not look good for the U.S.

Health effects of aspirin: Where do we stand?

An aspirin a day, keeps the doctor away. Or does it?

Aside from being a potent painkiller to help with that numbing headache or aching pain in your back, doctors today routinely prescribe a daily regimen of aspirin to help prevent heart attack and st...

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Is early breast cancer over treated?

More than 60% of all women over 40 in the United States have had a mammogram in the past two years. And 20% of mammograms detect something called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS -- also known as Stage 0 breast cancer.

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?

Heart Health

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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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