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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:20 PM PST

Downey Man's Gut Turns Out to Be 77-Pound Cancerous Tumor

Downey Man's Gut Turns Out to Be 77-Pound Cancerous Tumor

A man from Downey received the shocking news that what he thought to be fat, was actually a giant 77-pound cancerous tumor.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:06 PM PST

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California, which voluntarily recalled red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower because they may...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 09:39 AM PST

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Reportedly Knew for Years About Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos, Reuters said in a new report that drove the company's shares down nearly 11 percent Friday. Reuters based its report on a review...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 01:49 PM PST

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Know Where Your Romaine Is From: Health Officials

Health officials on Thursday issued an update to their previous warnings about romaine lettuce, urging consumers to find out where their lettuce originated. In a statement Thursday, the Centers for Disease...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 06:54 AM PST

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte Recalls Cans of Corn Because They Could Spoil

Del Monte has recalled more than 64,000 cases of corn because they could spoil and lead to life-threatening illnesses if eaten. Cans of Fiesta Corn seasoned with red and green peppers were shipped to 25...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:59 PM PST

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams,...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 07:36 AM PST

Jimmy Dean Sausage Links Recalled for Metal Pieces

Jimmy Dean Sausage Links Recalled for Metal Pieces

Attention Jimmy Dean sausage lovers: check your freezer because your links might be under recall due to possible metal contamination. Kentucky-based CTI Foods LLC has recalled more than 29,000 pounds of frozen,...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 07:29 AM PST

Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Set to Begin 5-Day Strike

Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Set to Begin 5-Day Strike

About 4,000 unionized mental health clinicians at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the state, including in Los Angeles and Anaheim, will begin a five-day strike today amid a continuing labor dispute.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 06:57 AM PST

How a Teen Girl Got Sexual Consent to Be Taught in Md. Schools

How a Teen Girl Got Sexual Consent to Be Taught in Md. Schools

News about sexual assault in fall 2016 left then-12-year-old Maeve Sanford-Kelly disheartened. She was appalled by the crimes of Bill Cosby and Brock Turner, and how their victims were treated. But, even at...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 06:10 PM PST

Seattle Woman Contracts Brain Infection From Neti Pot

Seattle Woman Contracts Brain Infection From Neti Pot

Doctors believe a woman who died from rare brain-eating amoebas used tap water to rinse her sinuses. The 69-year-old Seattle resident died in February after undergoing brain surgery at Swedish Medical...

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