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Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And Miscarriage

NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. 557 more words


Ticks Pose Risk For Lyme Disease Even As Weather Cools, Experts Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Just because the calendar says September doesn’t mean you can stop worrying about ticks.

The potential Lyme Disease carrying pests are at their most active in the spring, summer, and early fall. 103 more words


Safety Advocates Call For Ban Of High-Dose Opioids

CHICAGO (CBS NEWS) – Safety advocates and state health officials are formally calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban high-dose opioid painkillers to prevent accidental overdose deaths among patients and people who abuse drugs. 194 more words


The water flooding Texas right now is probably filled with infectious bacteria

Some of the billions of dollars worth of damage Harvey has inflicted upon Texas has been on sewer systems, which means that the torrential rain is mixed with untreated water that probably contains human waste. 449 more words

Harmless Ripples or a Devastating Tsunami?

Week 3 of “Tearing Down Lies”

One of my favorite activities when camping at the lake as a child was to skip stones.  The skill is two-fold. 958 more words


109 U.S. Salmonella Cases Now Linked To Papayas From Mexico

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 109 people in 16 states have caught the illness from eating papayas traced to the Carica de Campeche farm in Campeche, Mexico. 122 more words