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WACO, Texas (AP) — Pilgrim's Pride has ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal. The recall of more than 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A mumps outbreak at Harvard University has affected 40 members of the school community in the last two months. Boston.com reports ( http://bit.ly/1SNorPk ) that nearly a dozen students were in isolation as of Monday evening. Harvard first announced in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate lawmakers investigating price hikes by the embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will also question one of the company's leading investors, hedge fund manager William Ackman. The Senate Aging Committee holds its third meeting on drug prices on...
NEVERS, France (AP) — In the space of one hour in March 2012, Sylviane Boulesteix's dentist had wrenched eight front teeth from her mouth and replaced them with ill-fitting dentures. Then, as blood was still flowing from her raw gums, he went for lunch. The 66-year-old widow was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate lawmakers investigating price hikes by the embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will also question one of the company's leading investors, hedge fund manager William Ackman. The Senate Aging Committee holds its third meeting on drug prices on...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates. Some are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as...
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors posted picket lines outside hospitals around England on Tuesday in the first all-out strike in the history of Britain's National Health Service. The two-day strike marks the first time that vital NHS emergency services have been affected...
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of doctors have posted picket lines outside hospitals around England in the first all-out strike in the history of the National Health Service. The strike —taking place over two days — marks the first time that even emergency services are affected by...