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Monday, May 6, 2019 at 02:44 PM PDT

Tyson Foods Recalls Nearly 12 Million Pounds of Chicken

Tyson Foods Recalls Nearly 12 Million Pounds of Chicken

Tyson Foods Inc. issued a nationwide recall for nearly 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with "extraneous" material, namely pieces of metal, the U.S....

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 09:52 AM PDT

28-Year-Old Man Stretches Neck, Hears 'Pop,' Suffers Stroke

28-Year-Old Man Stretches Neck, Hears 'Pop,' Suffers Stroke

A 28-year-old man in Oklahoma had a stroke after stretching his neck to alleviate some pain, leading to him being hospitalized for two weeks, he told NBC News. Josh Hader "heard a pop" on March 14 when he used...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 08:49 AM PDT

School Lunches Could Get More White Bread With Trump Rollback

School Lunches Could Get More White Bread With Trump Rollback

Is white bread about to make a comeback on school lunch menus? After complaints about taste and costs, the Trump administration rolled back a rule that required foods like pasta and bread be made with whole...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 08:25 AM PDT

FDA: Sleep Meds Now Require Prominent Death, Injury Warning

FDA: Sleep Meds Now Require Prominent Death, Injury Warning

The Food and Drug Administration has for years warned about possible side effects of taking sleeping pills and this week, federal health officials issued their strongest warning yet. On Tuesday, the FDA...

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 03:19 AM PDT

In 'Lawless' World of Service Dogs, Many Families Suffer

In 'Lawless' World of Service Dogs, Many Families Suffer

The service dog industry — particularly in the field of "psychiatric" service dogs for people with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder — has exploded in recent years. But a near complete absence of...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 02:08 PM PDT

Drug Firm Founder Guilty of Bribing Doctors to Push Opioid

Drug Firm Founder Guilty of Bribing Doctors to Push Opioid

A pharmaceutical company founder accused of bribing doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:44 AM PDT

Breast Implants Tied to Rare Cancer to Remain on US Market

Breast Implants Tied to Rare Cancer to Remain on US Market

U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market. But the Food and Drug Administration said women should receive more information about potential...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 08:34 AM PDT

Burger King Debuts Unhappy Meals in Honor of Mental Health

Burger King Debuts Unhappy Meals in Honor of Mental Health

Happy Meals have been synonymous with fast food for decades, ever since McDonald's first rolled out its kid-friendly concept in 1979. But let's face it, it's not easy to be happy all day, every day. Now,...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 07:41 AM PDT

'Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken': CDC Warning Sparks Online Debate

'Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken': CDC Warning Sparks Online Debate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is getting some strong reaction on social media after advising people to not wash raw chicken. In a recent tweet, the CDC urged consumers to avoid washing...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 07:26 AM PDT

Trump, GOP States Ask Appeals Court to Kill 'Obamacare'

Trump, GOP States Ask Appeals Court to Kill 'Obamacare'

Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama's...

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