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Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 09:54 AM EST

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 09:59 PM EST

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 10:36 AM EST

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,...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 02:27 PM EST

New surgery allows grandmother to dance at her granddaughter’s wedding

New surgery allows grandmother to dance at her granddaughter’s wedding

Meet Edith Molnar, a 76-year old grandmother of five who got her mobility back thanks to robotic-assisted spine surgery at Hartford Hospital.

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 09:57 AM EST

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 09:10 PM EST

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...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:18 PM EST

Woman Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba, Tap Water in Neti Pot Blamed

Woman Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba, Tap Water in Neti Pot Blamed

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...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 09:48 PM EST

1st Baby Born Using Uterus Transplanted From Deceased Donor

1st Baby Born Using Uterus Transplanted From Deceased Donor

Brazilian doctors are reporting the world's first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor. Eleven previous births have used a transplanted womb but from a living donor, usually...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 04:10 PM EST

Community Updates From Hartford HealthCare

Community Updates From Hartford HealthCare

The grand opening of The Tallwood Men’s Health Center recently took place. This is a game changer for men as too often men do not go to the Doctor in order to get screened for preventable diseases. At the...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 07:52 AM EST

Top Tot Toys? Blocks, Boxes Over High-Tech Toys, Doctors Say

Top Tot Toys? Blocks, Boxes Over High-Tech Toys, Doctors Say

Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles...

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