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Missouri Firm Recalling Caramel Apples Over Possible Listeria Contamination

A Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with...

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FDA To Ease Ban On Blood Donations By Gay, Bisexual Men, Activists Slam 1-Year Celibacy Requirement

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

14 "Facts" About Drinking

Reports Of Spewing Hot Liquids Prompt Keurig To Recall Over 7-Million Coffee Machines

Keurig is recalling more than 7 million of its single-serve coffee brewing machines after reports that a number of them had spewed hot liquids and injured dozens of users.

An exterior view of Candlestick Park before the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  It is the last regular season game at the stadium.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty  Images)

Bayview District Residents Fear Health Risks From Candlestick Park’s Possible Implosion

Some people in San Francisco’s Bayview District are worried about potential health effects from the tear down of Candlestick Park.

A blood donation bag. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA Favors Dropping 31-Year-Old Ban On Gay Blood Donations

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

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Family Sues Safeway After Felton Woman Dies From Listeria After Caramel Apple Purchase

A lawsuit has been filed after a Santa Cruz County woman’s family says she became ill, and eventually died due to listeria from a caramel apple she bought at a local Safeway grocery store.

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KPIX News Special: California’s Green Rush, The Business Of Marijuana In The Golden State

KPIX 5 News’ in-depth look at the marijuana business in California since it became the first state to legalize the use of medical pot 17 years ago.

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Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other States

Illness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states…

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Strong Demand Leads To Liquid Tamiflu Shortage

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

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