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Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens

A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 200 people in 44 states is linked to backyard chickens, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. As of July 13, 2018, 212 cases of...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 12:39 PM EDT

Clean, Green Public Spaces Make Us Happier, Study Finds

Clean, Green Public Spaces Make Us Happier, Study Finds

People feel happier and less depressed when vacant lots in their neighborhood are cleared of trash or "greened up," according to what might be a first-of-a-kind study of public space's effects on mental...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 11:06 AM EDT

A Parasite May Help Us Overcome Fear of Failure: Researchers

A Parasite May Help Us Overcome Fear of Failure: Researchers

A parasite that makes rodents unafraid of cats could be giving people the courage to become entrepreneurs, researchers told NBC News. People infected with Toxoplasma gondii were more likely to have majored...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 10:01 AM EDT

Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental Decline: Study

Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental Decline: Study

Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease, a major study finds. It's the first...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 10:24 AM EDT

Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Recalled Over Botulism Risk

Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Recalled Over Botulism Risk

The Kraft Heinz Company is recalling about 59,000 jars of its Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip that could potentially lead to botulism if eaten. Kraft is voluntarily recalling 15-ounce glass jars with...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 11:30 PM EDT

Flowers Foods Recalls 2 Products; Milk Supplier Eyed

Flowers Foods Recalls 2 Products; Milk Supplier Eyed

Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling two of its bread products, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday, the latest foods to be recalled in recent days due to concerns about salmonella in an...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 09:09 AM EDT

Woman Likely Spread Ebola A Year After Infection

Woman Likely Spread Ebola A Year After Infection

A Liberian woman who probably caught Ebola in 2014 may have infected three relatives a year after she first fell sick, doctors reported in a study published Monday. There have been previous instances of men...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 07:45 AM EDT

Walmart Drug Program Often Cheaper Than Medicare: Study

Walmart Drug Program Often Cheaper Than Medicare: Study

It's often cheaper for some Medicare patients to buy prescription drugs through Walmart's $4 generic program than through their own health insurance, according to a study out Monday. The study's lead author...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 04:23 AM EDT

AIDS Drugs Show More Promise for Preventing New Infections

AIDS Drugs Show More Promise for Preventing New Infections

New research shows more promise for using AIDS treatment drugs as a prevention tool, to help keep uninfected people from catching HIV during sex with a partner who has the virus. There were no infections among...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 01:50 PM EDT

Health Care Industry Branches Into Fresh Meals, Rides to Gym

Health Care Industry Branches Into Fresh Meals, Rides to Gym

That hot lunch delivered to your door? Your health insurer might pick up the tab. The cleaning crew that fixed up your apartment while you recovered from a stroke? The hospital staff helped set that up. Health...

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