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Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

1 hour 39 mins ago
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. Full Story
Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

2 hours 3 mins ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. Full Story
Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

18 hours 30 mins ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and whether the discoveries are related. Full Story
CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Full Story
Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream

Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream

3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. Full Story

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Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

4 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. Full Story
Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids, study review finds

Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids, study review finds

4 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says. Full Story
For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. Full Story