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Oklahoma medical center employees resign after veteran dies

Oklahoma medical center employees resign after veteran dies

At least four employees of a veterans' medical center in southeastern Oklahoma have resigned after maggots were found inside the wound of a person who had been hospitalized and treated at the facility.

New data on risks vs. benefits of CAR-T cancer drugs to be shared this weekend

New data on risks vs. benefits of CAR-T cancer drugs to be shared this weekend

New data on riskss vs. benefit of experimental chimeric antigen receptor T-cells (CAR-Ts) will likely be in focus this weekend when companies will present their clinical results at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

Rate of Alzheimer’s among older people declines

Rate of Alzheimer’s among older people declines

The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia among 65 adults ages and older notably declined from in the twelve years to 2012, a new study suggested.

3 dead, 5 sickened after eating Thanksgiving meal in California: officials confirm

3 dead, 5 sickened after eating Thanksgiving meal in California: officials

Three people died and five others fell sick after eating a Thanksgiving meal provided by a San Francisco Bay Area church, authorities confirmed.

Bei Bei’s prognosis is very good: zoo officials say

Bei Bei’s prognosis is very good: zoo officials say

Prognosis for Bei Bei is very good after the giant panda cub underwent an emergency bowel obstruction surgery, Smithsonian National Zoo officials announced.

Raritan recalls homeopathic products due to potentially poisonous ingredient

Raritan recalls homeopathic products due to potentially poisonous ingredient

Raritan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for multiple homeopathic products over uncertainty about the amount of potentially toxic belladonna extract, according to a MedWatch alert by the U. S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

Some recalled toys still being sold online: MassPIRG

Some recalled toys still being sold online: MassPIRG

Many recalled toys that may pose hazards to kids are still available online for purchase, according to the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group's (MassPIRG's) latest report. 

The nonprofit MassPIRG Education Fund released its 31st annual toy safety report titled "Trouble in Toyland" at a recent news conference in Salem.

H-E-B recalls baby food products

H-E-B recalls baby food products

H-E-B Grocery Co. has removed all of its H-E-B Baby Food 2 pack 4 oz. cups from store shelves after a customer found a small piece of rubber inside a single pack of one variety of the product, company officials announced.

Florida’s premature birth rate slightly jumps to 10% in 2015

Florida’s premature birth rate slightly jumps to 10% in 2015

The rate of premature births in Florida jumped slightly from 9.9 per cent in 2014 to 10 per cent in 2015, earning the state grade 'C' on newly released March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.

Salmonella risk prompts 4C Foods Corp. to recall grated cheeses

Salmonella risk prompts 4C Foods Corp. to recall grated cheeses

Brooklyn, N. Y.-headquartered 4C Foods Corporation has issued a nationwide recall for some of its grated cheeses after food inspectors detected a possible salmonella contamination risk.

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