Health News - KMOV.com

Health News

Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock) Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock)

CDC: Don't eat any romaine lettuce

Updated:

The number of people hospitalized due to an E. coli outbreak in multiple states continues to grow.

More>>

  • More News

Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to lettuce spreads to Missouri, Illinois

(Credit: KMOV) (Credit: KMOV)
Updated:

The Centers for Disease Control says a multistate E. coli outbreak that has sickened nearly three dozen people is linked to lettuce grown in Arizona. 

More>>

Romaine lettuce to blame for multistate E. coli outbreak

Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. E. coli are a large and diverse group of bacteria. (CDC) Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. E. coli are a large and diverse group of bacteria. (CDC)
Updated:

Chopped romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona, area is to blame for a multistate E. coli outbreak, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

More>>

206 million eggs recalled due to Salmonella; 22 people sick

(Meredith) (Meredith)
Updated:

Rose Acre Farms is recalling more than 206 million eggs in nine states after discovering they have the potential to be infected with Salmonella.

More>>

Romaine lettuce to blame for multistate E. coli outbreak

Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock) Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock)
Updated:

Chopped romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona, area is to blame for a multistate E. coli outbreak, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

More>>

What exactly is bipolar disorder?

(Meredith) (Meredith)
Updated:

There are two common types.

More>>

Study: Drinking an extra glass of wine may shorten your life by 30 minutes

File Image (Unsplash) File Image (Unsplash)
Updated:

The study discovered that more than five standard glasses of wine or pints of beer each week could be dangerous to a person’s health. 

More>>

Limit alcohol to 7 drinks per week or die sooner, doctors say

(Unsplash) (Unsplash)
Updated:

The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink less.

More>>

Study: Bathroom hand dryers spray feces particles, germs on your hands

(Photo by David S. Holloway/Getty Images) (Photo by David S. Holloway/Getty Images)
Updated:

A new study may make you think twice before you use air hand dryers in public restrooms. 

More>>

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Toxic effects of synthetic cannabinoids include seizures, psychosis, kidney failure and chest pains. (Photo: CNN) Toxic effects of synthetic cannabinoids include seizures, psychosis, kidney failure and chest pains. (Photo: CNN)
Updated:

Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states.

More>>

Does talcum powder cause cancer?

(CNN) Johnson & Johnson and other talcum powder companies are being sued by thousands of women with ovarian cancer. (CNN) Johnson & Johnson and other talcum powder companies are being sued by thousands of women with ovarian cancer.
Updated:

She and thousands of others claim that they got their ovarian cancer after using a common toiletry as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine.

More>>

Flu is still hanging around, CDC warns

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

Doctors are still seeing a number of patients with flu, but the numbers are declining amid an intense flu season.

More>>

Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

Updated:

Years into the obesity epidemic, millions of Americans have tried to lose weight, and millions of them have failed to do so long term.

More>>

New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

A jury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, awarded $30 million in compensatory damages on Thursday to a man who got cancer after decades of using talcum powder.

More>>

Doctors warn of second flu strain, particularly for children

(MGN) (MGN)
Updated:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that cases of the second strain, influenza B, have overtaken the winter strain, influenza A.

More>>

Sudden infant death syndrome may be genetic, study suggests

(Meredith) (Meredith)
Updated:

Sudden infant death syndrome -- long regarded as an unexplained phenomenon affecting apparently healthy children under 1 -- may have a genetic basis in some cases, a new study suggests.

More>>

Study: Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated

(Source: Flickr) (Source: Flickr)
Updated:

Research has shown that younger siblings of children with autism are at greater risk for being undervaccinated.

More>>

Bread's crust not more nutritious than the rest

(CNN Wire) (CNN Wire)
Updated:

"Within the bread crust, there are cancer promoters and cancer fighters. It's like there's a battle going on. Who is winning the battle? I'm not sure."

More>>

Here are the main causes of pink eye and what to do about it

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

Itchy irritated eyes are not uncommon for this time of year, but it could be more than just the pollen in the air. 

More>>

Sit here if you don’t want to get sick on a plane

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

Love the convenience of flying, but hate the fact that you are confined in a small space surrounded by literally millions of germs? That problem could be alleviated if you pick the right seat.

More>>

St. Louis County health officials warn of possible measles exposure at multiple locations Video included

This undated image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Feb. 4, 2015 shows an electron microscope image of a measles virus particle, center. (AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cynthia Goldsmith) This undated image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Feb. 4, 2015 shows an electron microscope image of a measles virus particle, center. (AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cynthia Goldsmith)
Updated:

The St. Louis County Department of Public Health is warning individuals they may have been exposed to measles last week.

More>>

Woman's rare skin condition leads to splotchy appearance, modeling contract

(CNN) Amy Deanne was a high school senior when she first noticed the odd white spots on her hand. Deanne had vitiligo, a condition that causes skin to lose its natural color. Six years later, her body marked by large pale swaths, Deanne is a model for... (CNN) Amy Deanne was a high school senior when she first noticed the odd white spots on her hand. Deanne had vitiligo, a condition that causes skin to lose its natural color. Six years later, her body marked by large pale swaths, Deanne is a model for...
Updated:

Deanne initially reacted to her condition by heaping beauty products on her face to hide the patches.

More>>

A strong handshake could indicate a healthy heart

(CNN) (CNN)
Updated:

A strong handshake could be an indication of a healthy heart, a new study suggests.

More>>

New study finds fattest cities in America

(Meredith) (Meredith)
Updated:

Which cities are the fattest?

More>>

How do I know if my dog's food is safe for it to eat?

(AP Photo/Allen G. Breed) (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Updated:

We have everything you need to know about keeping your dog safe when it comes to pet food recalls.

More>>

Salmonella outbreak linked to pet guinea pigs

(CDC/Meredith) (CDC/Meredith)
Updated:

A multistate outbreak of salmonella has been linked to pet guinea pigs.

More>>

Eating honey might keep cancer away

(Meredith) (Meredith)
Updated:

In the lab, Tualang honey has been shown to disrupt breast, cervical and skin cancer cells.

More>>

Fight a cold by eating yogurt

(Meredith) (Meredith)
Updated:

You may want to add yogurt to your list of cold-fighting remedies.

More>>

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shrkeli sentenced to 7 years in prison

(Seth Wenig/Associated Press) (Seth Wenig/Associated Press)
Updated:

The smirking "Pharma Bro" vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for defrauding investors in two failed hedge funds.

More>>

Powered by Frankly