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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday. Despite new legal powers to compel recalls and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday. Despite new legal powers to compel recalls and...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The World Health Organization has declared Liberia's latest Ebola outbreak over, the fourth such announcement since the virus was first reported there. Liberia is the last country to receive the declaration, made 42 days after tests showed the last...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has identified another grave risk to the health of Syrians in their war-torn country: tobacco. In a statement this week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has identified another grave risk to the health of Syrians in their war-torn country: tobacco. In a statement this week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should...
DUBLIN (AP) — A United Nations report has found that Ireland's abortion ban subjects women to discriminatory, cruel and degrading treatment and has called on Ireland to legalize the practice for pregnancies involving fatal fetal abnormalities. Thursday's 29-page report accepted...
BOSTON (AP) — A chicken claw. An FDR pin. A crucifix. A toy sheriff's star. Those are some of the weird items that have been removed from kids' throats, nostrils and ears by doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and are included in a macabre, yet important, display. A visitor's...
BOSTON (AP) — A strange display at Boston Children's Hospital of stuff that has been removed from kids' throats, noses or ears provides an important reminder for parents. The collection that dates to 1918 includes a chicken claw; a Franklin Delano Roosevelt pin; a Crucifix; and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Rodriguez was 15 years old when he smoked his first cigarette. He knows how addictive smoking can be and hopes a new California law raising the smoking age will discourage young people from taking up the habit. "I think it's better," said the 21-year-...