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Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns
Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams said Tuesday that it will destroy more than 265 tons of ice cream because of possible contamination with listeria. S...
C-Section Rates Drop Slightly With Hospital Review Program
C-Section Rates Drop Slightly With Hospital Review Program WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer pregnant women had cesarean section births in Canadian hospitals that took part in a C-section review program, a new study reports. The inte...
Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences
Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing diesel air pollution from school buses could lead to 14 million fewer student absences each year in the United States, a new study predicts. Rese...
COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death
COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is already the third leading cause of death in the world, and a new European study finds the respiratory illne...
Colorado Dog Key to U.S. Plague Outbreak, Study Confirms
Colorado Dog Key to U.S. Plague Outbreak, Study Confirms THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A Colorado dog last year caused the largest outbreak of pneumonic plague -- also called the Black Death -- in the United States since 1924, scientist...
Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study
Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live in regions with low sunlight may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer, possibly because they don't get enough vitamin D from the sun,...
Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?
Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk? THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have successfully linked certain byproducts of digestion to the risk of excess body fat. Eventually, these findings might lead to more pe...
Cat Health Problem Might Be Linked to Flame Retardants
Cat Health Problem Might Be Linked to Flame Retardants FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Flame retardants might be linked to a common health problem in pet cats, a new study from Sweden says. Researchers found that cats with hyperthyroidism had ...
Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?
Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk? FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins for a year before getting a diagnosis of lung cancer was associated with a 12 percent lower risk of dyi...
Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes
Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking cigars carries the same risk of death as smoking cigarettes, a new review finds. "The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same h...