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Check your fridge and pantry for food products recalled this week
Before the family gathers for a holiday meal, here's all the food you should purge from your pantry. Read on to see some of the things you may need to throw away and updates on recalls for beef and romaine lettuce.
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Rape survivors are fighting back against victim-blaming in Lebanon
"I've been raped," Manal Issa shouts as she staggers down a street in Beirut.
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News Image Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:51:00 GMT
Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveals
Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database.
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E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat
One source of the potentially deadly romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak has been identified, but it's still too early to call outbreak 'over' according to the CDC and FDA.
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Debate over alternatives to fetal tissue research reaches Congress
What do humanized mice have to do with fetal tissue research?
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Chain restaurants are less healthy than fast food, global study finds
Fast food often gets the blame for calorific meals, but new research has found that your favorite chain restaurants are dishing up meals with even more excessive calories, worsening the global obesity epidemic.
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Cuba 'acoustic attack' mystery continues as study offers more details on US diplomats' symptoms
It started with a phone call that Dr. Michael Hoffer said he had never received before in his career -- not even after serving 21 years in the military.
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News Image Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:22:26 GMT
Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms
Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016.
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Kalo to offer lower-priced opioid antidote
Pharmaceutical company Kalo announced Wednesday that it will offer a generic version of its opioid antidote Evzio for $178 for a carton containing two single-dose auto-injector pens.
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Youngest survivor of Ebola outbreak brings hope to Congo caregivers
The youngest survivor of the Ebola outbreak received her discharge certificate from the Beni Ebola Treatment Center on Wednesday, according to the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ministry of Health.
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'Incredible Hulk' actor Lou Ferrigno hospitalized after pneumonia vaccination
Actor Lou Ferrigno, star of the late 1970s TV series 'The Incredible Hulk,' says he got a vaccine shot for pneumonia that left him hospitalized with fluid in his bicep.
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She almost died of a heart attack. Now she's training for 'American Ninja Warrior'
In Red Rock Canyon, about 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas, Molly Burdick is trying to scale a boulder using nothing more than her hands, feet and some chalk.
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Crackdown on sexist ads outlaws' bad female driver' and 'inept dad' commercials
Depictions of girls as less academic than boys or men being belittled for "unmanly" behavior will be soon be a thing of the past in British commercials.
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News Image Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:26:33 GMT
Sex tips ... from a Buddhist monk?
Could advice from a former Buddhist monk help improve your sex life? That's the implication of "The Passion Book: A Tibetan Guide to Love and Sex," originally written in 1938 by Tibetan Buddhist monk Gendun Chopel.
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App tells your doctor if you have malaria
Only a few spare seats remain in the crowded waiting room at Kiruddu General Hospital, overlooking Lake Victoria on Kampala's southern tip.
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