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AP Medical Writer
More from Mike Stobbe
In Scramble to Stop Virus, Testing Raises Tough Questions
The questions are global: not just who, when and how to test for the illness, but how to make sure that working test kits get out to the labs that need them.
Feb 28th, 2020
IL Vaping Death May Have Been First
The adult patient was hospitalized after falling ill following vaping.
Aug 26th, 2019
Food & Beverage
Beef Likely Cause of Food Poisoning
So far, 109 people have been infected with an unusual strain of the E. coli bacteria.
Apr 15th, 2019
Food & Beverage
Officials Declare End to Romaine Outbreak
No new illnesses have been reported for a month, and lettuce from the area is no longer in stores or restaurants.
Jan 10th, 2019
FDA Crack Down on Menthols
The move represents a major step to further push down U.S. smoking rates.
Nov 15th, 2018
Juul Halts Sales of Some e-Cigs
The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected U.S. government crackdown on underage sales of flavored e-cigarettes.
Nov 14th, 2018
1 in 3 Adults Eat Fast Food Each Day
Higher-income families ate fast food more often than lower-income families.
Oct 3rd, 2018
WHO Aims to Kill Trans Fat
Countries will likely have to use regulation or legislation to get food makers to make the switch, experts said.
May 14th, 2018
Genetics Aid Food Poisoning Studies
"There are a lot of outbreaks where they don't connect the dots. Now they're going to be connected," said one expert.
Apr 26th, 2018
CDC Seeks $400M to Replace Lab
The agency says it needs a new building, even though its existing facility was just built in 2005.
Feb 26th, 2018
Opioid Prescriptions Down, but Not Everywhere
Although the amount of opioids prescribed is down 18 percent nationwide, some areas are six times higher than local averages.
Jul 11th, 2017
Contaminated Surgery Equipment Linked to Deaths
The manufacturer of the devices identified the contamination in its factory and reportedly cleaned it up, but officials think hundreds or thousands of patients could have been infected.
Oct 14th, 2016