Category: Health News

Sabra Hummus Recall

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sabra has recalled most of their hummus due to a risk of food poisoning with Listeria. Consumers should throw it out and get a coupon for a free replacement.

/ November 21, 2016

Could Tasmanian Devil’s Milk Cure Superbug Infections?

Get ready for the most random fact you’ll learn today: it turns out that milk from the Tasmanian devil, the same kind that tormented Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, could provide a useful weapon for treating antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

/ November 21, 2016
Salmonella Food Poisoning Salad

New Warning About Salmonella in Your Bag Salad Mix

Just a small amount of juice from damaged leaves in a bag of salad can massively stimulate the growth of Salmonella, a common food poisoning bacteria, according to a new study.

/ November 18, 2016
Study Links Heartburn Drugs With Stomach Cancer

Popular Heartburn Drugs May Raise Stroke Risk

People who take over-the-counter heartburn drugs like Nexium could be up to 94% more likely to have a stroke, according to a new study.

/ November 17, 2016
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FTC Cracks Down on Homeopathic Remedies

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is cracking down on homeopathic products that make bogus or misleading claims on their labels and advertisements. Will it change anything?

/ November 17, 2016

Marijuana Medicine: How Pot Can Help Treat Substance Abuse, Mental Health Disorders

Despite what your grandmother told you about marijuana being a “gateway drug” that can lead to more harmful substances, a new study has found that medical cannabis may have quite the opposite effect.

/ November 17, 2016
FDA Suspends Roundup Tests

FDA Stops Testing Food for Roundup

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suspended testing of foods like milk, corn, soy, eggs, and popcorn for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer.

/ November 16, 2016

Common Mosquito may Transmit Zika, Dengue Fever in Same Bite

Of the 200 types of mosquitoes found in the U.S., only Aedes aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, has been found to spread multiple viruses including Zika and dengue fever, possibly at the same time.

/ November 16, 2016
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Filters & Fractures: The Ongoing Saga of IVC Filters

Ray Rennell knew he was having a heart attack. Awoken in the dead of a cold November night by searing chest pain, he was, in a word, terrified. Would he make it to the phone to call 911? Would he...

/ November 15, 2016
Texas IVC Filter Lawsuit

Texas Woman Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who was injured by a blood clot-catching filter that has been linked to a 40% 5-year fracture risk. It was pulled off the market in 2010 with no recall.

/ November 15, 2016