Category: Health News

'Death Wish' Coffee Recalled for Botulism Risk

‘Death Wish’ Coffee Recalled for Botulism Risk

Death Wish Coffee Co. has recalled all Nitro Cold Brew Coffee due to a risk of fatal botulism infections.

/ September 21, 2017
Raw Milk Linked to Antibiotic-Resistant Infection in Texas

Raw Milk Linked to Antibiotic-Resistant Infection in Texas

Health officials are warning that unpasteurized raw milk products may be contaminated with Brucella RB5, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause severe infections.

/ September 21, 2017
Ohio State University Reports 2 Cases of Legionnaires

Ohio State University Reports 2 Cases of Legionnaires

Health officials in Columbus are investigating 2 cases of Legionnaire's disease linked to Ohio State University.

/ September 20, 2017
Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Death Reported in California

Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Death Reported in California

One person in California has died of a severe Salmonella infection after eating Maradol papayas imported from Mexico, bringing the total case count to 235 illnesses with 2 deaths in 26 states.

/ September 20, 2017
Single Shot May Someday Deliver All Childhood Vaccines

Single Shot May Someday Deliver All Childhood Vaccines

Scientists have invented an all-in-one injection that could eventually enable children to receive all of their vaccines in a single shot.

/ September 19, 2017
Cheese

Listeria Outbreak Linked to Soft Cheese in Rhode Island

Health officials in Rhode Island are urging all women — especially pregnant women — to avoid eating raw milk cheese after 2 cases of infections with Listeria.

/ September 19, 2017
Grilled Sausage

Meat Products Recalled for Potential Staph Contamination

A Washington company is recalling about 1,250 pounds of meat products over potential contamination with staphylococcal enterotoxin, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ September 19, 2017
Australia Reports 56 Cases of Breast Implant Cancer

Australia Reports 56 Cases of Breast Implant Cancer

Health officials in Australia reported 56 cases of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) in woman with breast implants, including 3 deaths since 2007.

/ September 15, 2017
FDA Panel Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

FDA Panel Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline's shingles vaccine Shingrix won unanimous approval from an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for the first alternative to Merck's Zostavax.

/ September 14, 2017
Infection Outbreak at Children's Hospital of New Orleans

Infection Outbreak at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans

At least 7 children who had open-heart surgery at Children's Hospital of New Orleans between May and July 2017 developed surgical-site bacterial infections from a machine in the operating room.

/ September 13, 2017