Medical News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week as listeria was found in...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heath officials said Wednesday they are working to determine which food from a church potluck might have caused a suspected botulism outbreak that left one person dead and 23 others sick. Doctors and officials said at a news conference Wednesday that health...
MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Trader Joe's customers who bought the chain's Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage are urged to throw it out amid concerns plastic may have made its way into the packages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that Massachusetts-based sausage...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs official overseeing benefits is rejecting notions that mismanagement at its Philadelphia office points to a broader, department-wide problem in handling veterans' claims and says an internal review will help determine fault. A blistering...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs official overseeing benefits is rejecting notions that mismanagement at its Philadelphia office points to a broader, department-wide problem in handling veterans' claims and says an internal review will help determine fault. A blistering...
A Central Texas doctor says if you have heartburn on a regular basis, you could be suffering from a condition that could lead to something much worse...even deadly.
According to a study just released, staying married could keep some women from having a heart attack and an Austin cardiologist tells KLBJ's Perry Watson why that may be the case. Dr. Geisler also has more good news for men: there's also proof that married men live longer than...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday. Also, there's not enough evidence to tell...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio elections board is assuring staff members and voters operations will continue as usual after a poll worker in training contracted bacterial meningitis. Franklin County Board of Elections spokesman Ben Piscitelli (pihsk-ih-TEL'-ee) says the Columbus...