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    ‘Throw out’ all romaine lettuce, CDC advises, as E. coli warning expands

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their warning about a multistate outbreak of E. coli. Formerly linked to just chopped romaine lettuce, the agency has expanded their recommendation to throw away all romaine lettuce — including whole heads of romaine and hearts of romaine, plus chopped romaine and salad mixes containing […]

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    To prevent the flu, should we all be wearing surgical masks?

    In Asia, wearing a mask is commonplace. Between protection from poor air quality and safeguarding against the spread of disease, it has become normal to spot many on the streets of Tokyo or Hong Kong wearing face masks. But are masks about to become a daily accessory in the U.S.? And are masks really even […]

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    Your Kid With Egg Allergies Can Safely Eat These 20 Halloween Treats

    Halloween can be an exhilarating time for children to get dressed up and sugared out, but for those munchkins and their parents dealing with food allergies, it can also be a time of meticulous planning and fear of accidental exposure. The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) estimates that there has been an 18 percent increase […]