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  • Franklin County Dairy Cleared to Resume Selling Raw Milk

    Franklin County Dairy Cleared to Resume Selling Raw Milk
    The Family Cow has passed  a final inspection by the Department of Agriculture. The dairy may resume  production and bottling of raw milk.  An inspection by the department was conducted late Monday afternoon.  The Franklin County based dairy had...
  • Autopsy results for 11-month-old could take weeks

    Los Angeles County coroner’s officials today said it could be weeks before they get results from additional autopsy tests for an 11-month-old baby who died last week after experiencing breathing problems at a Burbank day care center. While the...
  • Abortion safer than giving birth: study

    Abortion safer than giving birth: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting a legal abortion is much safer than giving birth, suggests a new U.S. study published Monday. Researchers found that women were about 14 times more likely to die during or after giving birth to a live baby than to...
  • Reduce number of pre-term births

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || HHS launches Strong Start initiative to increase healthy deliveries and reduce preterm births || || To help reduce the increasing number of preterm births in America and ensure more babies are born healthy, HHS Secretary...
  • Don't blame whitening agents in toothpaste for those breakouts

    Don't blame whitening agents in toothpaste for those breakouts
    A dab of toothpaste has long been a favorite home remedy for clearing up pimples. But could it also cause them? Despite suspicions from some zit-stricken folks seeking answers on online advice forums, dermatologists say there's no reason to blame...
  • Former Massachusetts dentist gets a year in prison for paper clip surgeries

    Former Massachusetts dentist gets a year in prison for paper clip surgeries
    A former Massachusetts dentist who used paper clips during oral surgery instead of medical stainless steel was sentenced Monday to a year in prison. Michael Clair, 53, was also ordered to pay restitution to the state of Massachusetts and two former...
  • Kaine urges 'pay for outcome' health-care model

    Kaine urges 'pay for outcome' health-care model
    Overall, former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine supports the health reforms set out in the 2010 Affordable Care Act, but with some tweaks and changes. In a meeting with the Daily Press Editorial Board on Tuesday, Kaine, a Democratic candidate for the U.S....
  • DEP Fines Cumberland County Veterinary Hospital, York County Dentist for X-Ray Violations

    DEP Fines Cumberland County Veterinary Hospital, York County Dentist for X-Ray Violations
    The Department of Environmental Protection has fined two companies, Avian & Feline Hospital of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, and Bowser Dentistry LLC of York, York County, for violations of the Radiation Protection Act. "The Radiation Protection Act...
  • Salad industry on hunt for solution to tainted greens

    Salad industry on hunt for solution to tainted greens
    For millions of Americans, bagged salads are a miracle food, the perfect mix of health and convenience. Time-pressed cooks can rip open a bag and pour the leaves right into the bowl, reassured by the "triple-washed" label that some wondrous process has...
  • Common scans could hurt thyroid, researchers say

    Common scans could hurt thyroid, researchers say
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The iodide dye used in heart scans and other medical imaging might damage some people's thyroid glands, which could cause important health problems later on, researchers say. In a new study, they found patients who had signs...
  • Why the definition of autism matters

    Why the definition of autism matters
    (CNN) -- The American Psychiatric Association is in the midst of redesigning a document often called the Bible of Psychiatry. It's known more officially as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM for short. For practical...
  • Paterno Remembered as Teacher, Winner, "Hero" at Memorial

    Paterno Remembered as Teacher, Winner, "Hero" at Memorial
    University Park, Pennsylvania -- Joe Paterno's family, former players and others in the Penn State community gathered Thursday to celebrate the late football coach, describing him as a consummate teacher, a tough competitor and man of integrity. "An...