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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease infecting more and more people around the nation, has been on the rise as warming […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped […]
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities were investigating a valley fever outbreak that sickened 28 workers at solar power plants under construction in Central California. State public health and work safety staff visited sites […]
NEW YORK (AP) — They sweep. They swab. They sterilize. And still the germs persist. In U.S. hospitals, an estimated 1 in 20 patients pick up infections they didn’t have when they arrived, some caused by dangerous ‘superbugs’ that are hard to treat.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The ricin mailed to the president and a U.S. senator is relatively easy to make but generally can’t be used to target a large number of people, experts say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever since the anthrax and terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the poison ricin has at times been lumped in with other bioterrorism agents because it comes from a relatively common plant and seems easy to make.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food recalled amid an E. coli scare may have been served in schools, according to the company that manufactured the items.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rich Products Corp. is now recalling all of its frozen snack foods produced at its Waycross, Ga., plant.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of young women say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren’t married. That’s the finding of a government survey released Thursday.
Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, A.D.H.D. This comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.