CDC Warns Not To Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid New E. Coli OutbreakThe advice applies to all types of romaine lettuce products including whole heads of romaine, hearts of romaine, and bags and boxes of pre-cut lettuce and salad mixes that contain romaine, including baby romaine, spring mix and Caesar salad.
Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North TexasDevices like one developed at the Department of Bioengineering at University of Texas in Dallas could help consumers determine how much antibiotic or pesticide is in their food supply.
Study: Airport Security Trays Carry More Germs Than ToiletsA new study finds airport security bins are a hotbed for germs that can cause illnesses in humans, such as the flu and the common cold.
'Do Not Eat This Cereal': CDC Links Honey Smacks, SalmonellaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak.
5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce OutbreakFour more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five.
CDC: Autism May Be More Common Than Previously ThoughtAbout 1 in 59 children in the United States live with autism spectrum disorder, according to a report published today by the Centers for Disease Control.
Police: Missing CDC Worker's Body Recovered In Atlanta RiverThe body of an employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than six weeks ago has been found in an Atlanta river, police said Thursday.
Groundhog Day Report: Flu's Worsening Shadow Blanketing U.S.It looks like Groundhog Day for the nation's flu report, too: It's gotten worse, and there are weeks of suffering ahead.
Texas School Closed For Flu Reopens As CDC Gives Pediatric WarningThe flu season is hitting North Texas hard. Three catholic schools closed in one week because of the exceptionally high number of students and faculty infected.
Flu Widespread Across U.S. For Third Straight WeekSick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week.
Just Ahead Of Holidays, Flu Cases Spreading Across U.S.Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu cases just ahead of the holiday season.
Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And MiscarriageA 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.
Safety Advocates Call For Ban Of High-Dose OpioidsSafety 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.
109 U.S. Salmonella Cases Now Linked To Papayas From MexicoU.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico.
It's Not Easy Living With Effects Of West Nile Virus85-year-old Ray Fields of Rowlett, grew so ill that his family planned his funeral three times.