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Whole Foods Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella

Whole Foods Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily pulling macadamia nuts from its shelves in 12 states after a possible Salmonella... Read »

Jun 26, 2015
California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Covered California to Cap Costs of Specialty Drugs

Covered California to Cap Costs of Specialty Drugs

Rate changes set to take effect in 2016 for Covered California participants will set policy for all insurance... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
New Meningitis Vaccines Get Partial Endorsement

New Meningitis Vaccines Get Partial Endorsement

Federal panel's vote may prompt some colleges to require freshmen to get the shots, some experts said. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Will More Employers Use Psychiatric Fitness Tests?

Will More Employers Use Psychiatric Fitness Tests?

NBC 7's Elena Gomez looks at whether employers will soon require mental health checks as well as background checks. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him

Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him

A Vienna, Virginia, man was awarded $500,000 in court after suing doctors he recorded mocking and insulting him... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

A New Jersey-based company is voluntarily recalling nearly 10,000 cases of Wish-Bone Ranch salad dressing sold in... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

France's national agricultural institute is investigating how a lamb whose mother had been genetically modified with... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Public Weighs in on Escondido Hospital Closure

Public Weighs in on Escondido Hospital Closure

A North County hospital that is losing more than $20 million a year may soon close its doors after six decades of... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Skinny Jeans Land

Skinny Jeans Land "Fashion Victim" in Hospital for Days

An Australian woman was hospitalized for four days after her skinny jeans cut off the blood flow to her calves and... Read »

Jun 27, 2015
General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Niagara Bottling is recalling its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Like modern Americans at summer barbecues, people living in the early Paleolithic era were big fans of grilling... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

A deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Virus in South Korea is prompting health officials and experts... Read »

Jul 17, 2015
West-Nile Infected Mosquitoes Don't Bode Well: County

West-Nile Infected Mosquitoes Don't Bode Well: County

Three new batches of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus, a bad sign for the season to come... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Teen Dies After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Teen Dies After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

A Minnesota teen who had her wisdom teeth extracted has died after complications from the procedure, KARE, NBC's... Watch »

Jun 18, 2015
Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory: Study

Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory: Study

Dietary trans fatty acids (dTFA) are used in foods to improve taste, texture and durability. Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Google Now Showing Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Chains

Google Now Showing Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Chains

Google has simplified searching for fast food nutrition information, NBC News reported. Read »

Jun 16, 2015
FDA Cracks Down on Trans Fats

FDA Cracks Down on Trans Fats

The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health. The Food Read »

Jun 16, 2015

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