Harmful bacteria, antibiotics found in shrimp

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGOTRIBUNE) — Random tests of frozen shrimp collected from around the country showed harmful bacteria, the nonprofit consumer advocacy group Consumer Reports said Monday. Sixty percent of the more…

U.S. lowers fluoride level in water

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMIHERALD) — NEW YORK — The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white splotches on more…

Cancer girl invited back after getting boot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — DETROIT — The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday that more…

Daily TV linked to weight gain in kindergartners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EurekAlert!) New research shows that it doesn't take much for kids to be considered couch potatoes. Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television more…

VA wastes millions, but still wants more

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEFISCALTIMES) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald says his department is so cash-strapped that it’s struggling to accommodate the massive number of veterans seeking treatment from the health more…

Bill ending 'beliefs' vaccination exemption advances

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) California's senate education committee approved a bill making it mandatory for children to be vaccinated before starting school despite opposition from “ant-vaxxer” parents who have packed public more…