Health News

Juice Producer May Be Shut Down
The FDA is trying to stop production of a New York based company that distributes juice and other products, due to poor safety procedures that could lead to food contamination and illness.
Well, With a Name Like That...
Candy Dynamics has issued a voluntary recall of its Toxic Waste brand Nuclear Sludge Chew Bars due to potentially dangerous levels of lead.
Complications of Chlamydia
A new study by researchers at the University of Edinburgh establishes a link between chlamydia and ectopic pregnancy.
A Little Privacy, Please
McGill University of Montreal has found that patients in private room intensive care are less likely to develop infections than those in multi-bed intensive care units.
Lacking Quality Evidence
Health care professionals base much of their work on practice guidelines issued by experts. New research shows that this might be problematic.
This Clover Isn't So Lucky
Sprouters Northwest of Kent, Washington is recalling all lots of its clover and clover mix products due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Pulling Some Strings
Surtex Foods is recalling their Oaxaca string cheese due to two possible bacteria, Listeria monocytogenes and Staphylococcus aureus , that can lead to fatal gastrointestinal infections.
La Placita Wheat Snacks Recall
Wheat Snacks distributed by La Placita Botanas Mexicanas in California are being recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination.
May I Have This Dance?
Mayo Clinic researchers describe how the body becomes infected by the measles virus, one of the leading causes of death among children around the world.
Universal Flu Vaccine? When Pigs Fly!
Scientists are studying antibodies created by the H1N1 (swine) flu virus that could potentially open the door to a universal flu vaccine that protects against a variety of strains.