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E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.

Nineteen people have been infected in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of the…


How airlines deal with in-flight medical emergencies

One in every 604 flights involves a reported medical emergency, according to a 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


UTHealth officially changes name to McGovern Medical School

The UTHealth medical school made a major announcement Monday, officially changing its name.  The school is now called the McGovern Medical School.


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Pfizer and Allergan combine in biggest drug merger ever

In one of the biggest corporate deals ever, Pfizer and Allergan announced Monday that they would combine to create the world's largest pharmaceutical giant.



How to break even on Thanksgiving calories

With the right planning and a serving of willpower, you can have a healthy (or healthier) Thanksgiving.



Health panel slams WHO over Ebola response

A panel of global health experts has strongly criticized the World Health Organization, saying it mishandled the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.


Craigslist post finds New Jersey woman a kidney donor

Glenn Calderbank spotted a Craigslist ad posted by a man requesting a kidney donor for his wife, Nina Saria, and on Dec. 1 will donate one of his kidneys to her.



Ebola returns to Liberia

Two months after Liberia was declared free of Ebola, three confirmed cases of the deadly disease have emerged in the West African nation.


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Chipotle stock tanks on new E. coli outbreak fears

Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill plunged 12% Friday after the CDC warned that an E. coli outbreak that appears to be linked to food at the popular burrito chain has now been reported in six states.

Chipotle had just reopened 43 restaurants in…


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Meet the dogs that can sniff out cancer

A British organization, Medical Detection Dogs, has eight dogs sniff out 3,000 urine samples from National Health Service patients to see if they can correctly discern who has cancer and who doesn't.


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