Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

Researchers see possible link between opioids, birth defect

Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect. Continue reading

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Woman sues luxury resort after severe allergic reaction

A luxury Massachusetts resort has been sued by a woman with a nut allergy who landed in the hospital after being served a veggie burger containing cashews. Continue reading

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Alaska woman with MS says stem-cell treatment has left her ‘practically symptom-free’

An Anchorage, Alaska, woman who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) more than a 10 years ago says an experimental stem-cell treatment has left her “practically symptom-free.� Continue reading

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Measles outbreak strikes 16 in Washington state, mostly in unvaccinated kids

More than a dozen unvaccinated children have been sickened by the measles virus in Washington’s Clark County, with the area’s health officials tallying 16 confirmed cases since Jan. 1. Continue reading

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Man claims maggots used to eat away infection in foot saved his life

A U.K. man said he is lucky to be alive and credits the 400 maggots used to eat away at a deadly infection in his foot with helping to save his life. Continue reading

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Perdue recalls gluten-free chicken nuggets after reports of wood in product

Perdue Foods has recalled about 68,200 pounds of organic, gluten-free ready-to-eat chicken nuggets after consumers complained about finding pieces of wood in the product. Continue reading

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