Health

SEATTLE (AP) — A Pasco, Washington, company has expanded its recall of frozen vegetables linked to a listeria outbreak that has sickened eight people. One person from Maryland and one from Washington have died but health officials do not consider listeria to be the cause of...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Parents of four students filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against New Jersey's largest school district and other public officials over lead found in drinking water. The parents allege in the suit against Newark's public schools that the district deliberately...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who claims its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer, the second such judgment against the manufacturer in three months. The ruling in St. Louis late Monday comes amid ongoing debate about...
A new study has found that most competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds. The National Institutes of Health study finds that participants come out of the weight-loss reality competition...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's unnecessary reliance on nursing facilities to serve people with disabilities isolates those residents from their communities and violates federal law, according to the findings of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation released Monday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tossing and turning night after night? Don't automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia should be cognitive behavioral therapy — a way to condition your body to slumber again. It takes more time and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study. Only 10 percent of young players with concussions resumed football that soon, but the...
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says youth football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college. Only 10 percent of young players with concussions resumed football that soon, but the researchers say...
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — A French appeals court has upheld a four-year prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants that were given to tens of thousands of women worldwide from 2001 to 2010. The appeals court in the southern town of Aix-en-Provence found...
CHICAGO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval's rocky second season with the Boston Red Sox was cut short by shoulder surgery on...
CHICAGO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval's rocky second season with the Boston Red Sox was cut short by shoulder surgery on...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Pasco, Washington, company has expanded its recall of frozen vegetables linked to a listeria...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Pasco, Washington, company has expanded its recall of frozen vegetables linked to a listeria...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says the nation will have an early election on July 2. Prime...
HAVANA (AP) — Wealthy fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights Wednesday...