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Class-Action Lawsuit Launched Against XL Foods

CBC   |   December 2, 2012

An Edmonton man who became ill with E. coli after eating a steak has launched a class-action lawsuit against XL Foods, the company at the...

XL Foods Beef Recall: Updated List Of Products Recalled Due To E. Coli Concerns

The Huffington Post Canada   |   October 4, 2012

The recall of beef from Alberta's XL Foods that has been tied to five E. coli cases in Alberta is now the biggest beef recall...

E. Coli Beef Recall: Prevention, Symptoms And Tips

The Huffington Post Canada   |   October 2, 2012

Do you have E. coli? Do you know what to look for? Do you know what to do if you do have it? The Public...

Shootings Expose Cracks In Mental Health System

AP   |  CARLA K. JOHNSON and PATRICK CONDON   |   October 1, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Engeldinger's parents pushed him for two years to seek treatment for what they suspected was mental illness, but even though he became...

'Stoner Dogs:' Colorado Veterinarians Say Marijuana Use Is On The Rise Among Dogs

  |   October 2, 2012

Attention stoners: keep your weed away from your dogs. While the "dogs high on weed" genre of uploaded YouTube videos is wildly popular, Colorado veterinarians...

Teen Drunk Driving Is Decreasing, CDC Reports

  |   October 2, 2012

Fewer teens are drinking and driving, according to a new government report. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that drunk driving...

Ghana Mental Hospital Patients Abused, Says Human Rights Watch

AP   |  LAURA BURKE   |   October 2, 2012

ACCRA, Ghana -- Mentally ill patients suffer from severe abuse at psychiatric hospitals and so-called healing centers in Ghana, with many chained to trees and...
Amanda L. Chan

Vitamin D No Help For Colds, Study Suggests

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Amanda L. Chan   |   October 2, 2012

If you're trying to prevent or ward off a cold, those vitamin D supplements may not be much help. Taking monthly vitamin D3 supplements didn't...

E. Coli Alberta Beef Recall: Symptoms And Dangers Of E. Coli Bacteria

The Huffington Post Canada   |   October 2, 2012

The recent recalls from Alberta Beef plant XL Foods have raised concerns about E. coli. There have been five cases of people contracting E. coli...

Brock Mealer, Ohio Car Crash Victim, Defies Doctors To Walk Again (VIDEO)

  |  Sarah Medina   |   October 3, 2012

Doctors told Brock Mealer that he would never walk again. On Christmas Eve 2007, a car driven by T. Edward Johnson, 90, collided with the...
Catherine Pearson

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Infertility: Miracle Babies

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Catherine Pearson   |   December 2, 2012

Michelle was still nursing her daughter, born through in vitro fertilization, when she found out she was pregnant again. It was entirely unexpected --...

Jakub Halik, Czech Man, Has Lived Without A Real Heart For Six Months (PHOTO)

  |   October 3, 2012

Thanks to a revolutionary surgery, a former firefighter from the Czech Republic has become the first man to live without a heart for six months,...

Alzheimer's Disease: Could The Issue Affect The Election?

The Huffington Post   |  Ann Brenoff   |   October 2, 2012

While many voters are focused on the economy, national security, education or Social Security in this presidential election year, Alzheimer's research advocates are hoping to...
Daniel Lippman

States Drastically Cut Dental Care For Adults On Medicaid

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Daniel Lippman   |   October 2, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Facing tough fiscal times, states across the country are cutting a vitally important, but often overlooked, area of medical insurance for their low-income...

Pomegranate Juice: Blood Pressure Fighter?

  |   October 2, 2012

Have issues with your blood pressure? A new study offers up a potential, all-natural solution: pomegranate juice. Researchers at Queen Margaret University in Edinburg, Scotland...

4-Pound Hair Ball Removed From Teenage Girl's Stomach

Huffington Post   |  David Moye   |   October 4, 2012

It's hard to stomach, but a 19-year-old girl in Indore, India, has a weird taste in snack foods -- and it finally came back to...
Cara Santa Maria

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Republican Women Have More Feminine Facial Features? There's More To Study Than Meets The Eye (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Cara Santa Maria   |   October 3, 2012

When you think of women in positions of power and authority, is the first thing that comes to mind what they look like? And if...

VBD-AIR: Website Tracks Mosquito-Borne Diseases Spread Globally By Air Travel

  |   December 2, 2012

By Larry Greenemeier (Click here for the original article) The emergence of international air travel in the 20th century enabled an unprecedented spread of ideas,...

HIV Police Scare: Dearborn PD Mandates Training After Officer Tickets Woman Who Didn't Disclose Positive Status

  |   October 2, 2012

After an officer ticketed a woman, in part because she failed to disclose her HIV-positive status, Dearborn, Mich.'s police department will hold HIV and AIDS...

Delray Beach, Florida Bans Hiring Of Smokers Or Tobacco Users To Save On Health Insurance (VIDEO)

  |   October 3, 2012

It's too late for butts: a South Florida city has banned the hiring of employees who smoke or use tobacco products in an effort to...

Abraxane: Melanoma Drug Helps Patients Live Longer In Trial

Reuters   |   December 2, 2012

* Increases progression-free survival in metastatic melanoma * No details given of magnitude of benefit * Data seen as positive, but market is competitive *...

Doctors Call For Repeal Of Obamacare, Say They'll Vote For Romney: Survey

The Huffington Post   |  Harry Bradford   |   October 3, 2012

Looks like Obamacare is not what the doctor ordered. More than half of physicians say they’ll vote for Mitt Romney come November 6th compared to...

Smoked Salmon Salmonella: Fish Sickens Over 300 In The Netherlands And U.S.

AP   |  MIKE CORDER and CANDICE CHOI   |   October 2, 2012

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands, authorities said, sparking major recalls there and in...
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