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Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 11:15 AM PDT

Heat Wave Survival Tips: How to Stay Safe in Hot Weather

Heat Wave Survival Tips: How to Stay Safe in Hot Weather

A dangerous heat wave is hitting central and eastern U.S. this weekend with thermometers soaring close to 100 degrees. The high humidity will make it feel even hotter in some places. Take a look at some...

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 12:54 PM PDT

Weed Killer Chemical and Kids’ Cereals: Toxicity Experts Debate the Risk of Glyphosate

Weed Killer Chemical and Kids’ Cereals: Toxicity Experts Debate the Risk of Glyphosate

Various oat-based products like cereals, trail mixes and snack bars tested positive over the past year for a chemical in a widely used weedkiller that is linked to cancer, according to the Environmental Working...

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 06:13 AM PDT

New Standards Aim to Improve Surgery for the Oldest Patients

New Standards Aim to Improve Surgery for the Oldest Patients

The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he said he lived alone, in a rural farmhouse, and wanted to keep doing so. "It was...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:24 AM PDT

It’s a Heat Wave! 9 Signs You May Be Dehydrated

It’s a Heat Wave! 9 Signs You May Be Dehydrated

It's hot outside — and it's about to get a lot hotter for millions of Americans this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat watches, warnings and advisories in the Plains, Midwest and...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:27 AM PDT

Is Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Rise? Everything You Need to Know About Necrotizing Fasciitis

Is Flesh-Eating Bacteria on the Rise? Everything You Need to Know About Necrotizing Fasciitis

Carolyn Fleming of Ellenton, Florida, may have been the latest person to die of a flesh-eating bacteria infection, which she contracted swimming off the coast of Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 06:07 PM PDT

80+ Types of Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

80+ Types of Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

More than 80 different types of hummus have been recalled over listeria concerns. The hummus being voluntarily recalled was made between May 30, 2019 and June 25, 2019. There are concerns after listeria was...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 05:15 AM PDT

US Heat Wave Just Warming Up for Long and Scorching Weekend

US Heat Wave Just Warming Up for Long and Scorching Weekend

The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend. Communities are preparing by offering...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 03:44 PM PDT

Major Lead Paint Suppliers Settle California Lawsuit for $305M

Major Lead Paint Suppliers Settle California Lawsuit for $305M

The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit, attorneys said Wednesday. The settlement comes...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 03:19 PM PDT

GOP Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Vote on Bill to Approve 9/11 Victims Fund

GOP Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Vote on Bill to Approve 9/11 Victims Fund

Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Paul objected to a request by Sen....

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 02:21 PM PDT

Over 60 Residents Sickened at Virginia Retirement Home

Over 60 Residents Sickened at Virginia Retirement Home

Fairfax County health officials said they don't yet have a cause of the respiratory illness that sicked more than 60 residents at a Northern Virginia senior living community. The outbreak at Greenspring...

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