Monthly Archives: January 2014

Recall: Walker’s chicken salad due to undeclared allergen – UPI.com

Food Poisoning Bulletin Recall: Walker's chicken salad due to undeclared allergenUPI.comNORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Walker's Food Products Co. in Missouri recalled approximately 2,200 pounds of chicken salad products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The

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Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds – Los Angeles Times

Counsel & Heal Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study findsLos Angeles TimesSuper Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday's game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study

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‘Revenge’ sex a real phenomenon – Business Standard

'Revenge' sex a real phenomenonBusiness Standard"It's at least a common fix for those who underwent break-up," said psychologist Lynne Cooper from University of Missouri in the US. The researchers recruited 170 college students who had experienced a break-up in the

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Blood Test Might Tell When Peanut Allergy Is Gone – WebMD

NEWS.GNOM.ES Blood Test Might Tell When Peanut Allergy Is GoneWebMDFRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A type of treatment to help build up resistance in people with peanut allergy might leave telltale signs in the people's immune-system DNA, a

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Flu season remains strong as more California deaths reported – San Francisco Chronicle

WCNC Flu season remains strong as more California deaths reportedSan Francisco Chronicle(01-31) 11:25 PST SAN FRANCISCO — California public health officials reported another 52 influenza-related deaths on Friday as the flu continued to circulate widely and the season showed few

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Third-Hand Smoke ‘Just As Deadly’ As First- And Secondhand Smoke, But What … – Medical Daily

Medical Daily Third-Hand Smoke 'Just As Deadly' As First- And Secondhand Smoke, But What …Medical Daily(Clyde Poole, CC BY-ND 2.0) Third-hand smoke has been found just as deadly as first- and secondhand smoke, but the covert dangers may not be

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Insulin Pill Passes Safety Test – MedPage Today

Counsel & Heal Insulin Pill Passes Safety TestMedPage TodayEndocrinology. Insulin Pill Passes Safety Test. Published: Jan 31, 2014. By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest. A pill formulation of insulin has met safety and

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Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News – WebMD

Vancouver Sun Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed NewsWebMDFRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Progress has been made in fighting childhood cancer in the United States, but many challenges remain, a new report finds. There will be an estimated 15,780

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After 9 flu deaths in region, cases appear to be tapering off – Cullman Times Online

Regina Leader-Post After 9 flu deaths in region, cases appear to be tapering offCullman Times OnlineCULLMAN — After nine people in the area have died from the flu over the past two months, the number of new flu cases in

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FDA proposes rule to prevent food contamination during transport – Reuters

Food Safety News FDA proposes rule to prevent food contamination during transportReuters(Reuters) – Food transportation companies will be required to adhere to certain sanitation standards to prevent food from becoming contaminated during transit under a new rule proposed by the

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Thirdhand smoke linked to liver, lung and skin problems – Medical News Today

Times of India Thirdhand smoke linked to liver, lung and skin problemsMedical News TodayWhile the physical evidence of secondhand smoke can be seen wafting through the air, thirdhand smoke is a more clandestine health threat. The invisible remnant of tobacco

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Indoor tanning common in Western countries: study – Reuters UK

Daily Mail Indoor tanning common in Western countries: studyReuters UKNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than a third of adults in Western countries have been exposed to indoor tanning at some point, according to an analysis of past research. Based

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Antioxidants may speed up lung cancer progression – Medical News Today

India.Com Health Antioxidants may speed up lung cancer progressionMedical News TodayNumerous studies have shown that antioxidants may halt cancer progression. But a new study from researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden has found that

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Amgen Says Evolocumab Meets Primary Goals In Late-Stage Study – RTT News

Amgen Says Evolocumab Meets Primary Goals In Late-Stage StudyRTT NewsAmgen Inc. (AMGN: Quote) Thursday said its investigational drug Evolocumab met main goals in a late stage study for the treatment of patients with genetically high cholesterol levels. Evolocumab in combination

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Indoor tanning common in Western countries: study – Reuters

Indoor tanning common in Western countries: studyReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than a third of adults in Western countries have been exposed to indoor tanning at some point, according to an analysis of past research. Based on those exposures,

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