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Consumer Group Shares List Of Possibly Unsafe Toys

Posted On December 07, 2014

(Denver, CO) -- Shoppers this holiday season are once again being warned about toys that may be dangerous to children. Lisa Ritland is the field director for the Colorado Public Interest Research Group Foundation.   The consumer group has revealed several toys that could be dangerous because they pose a choking hazard, are too loud…

Sore Throat Leads To Acid Reflux Diagnosis For Obama

Posted On December 07, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is suffering from a case of acid reflux. He underwent some medical tests Saturday at Walter Reed military hospital because of a sore throat. Doctors determined the cause of Obama's symptoms, which he's had for a couple weeks, is acid reflux. The condition causes stomach contents to flow into the…

Cattle Quarantined Near Yellowstone

Posted On December 06, 2014

(Undated) -- In Montana, several thousand head of cattle are under quarantine over a case of the livestock disease brucellosis. The disease, which is carried by elk and bison, was discovered in a cow near Yellowstone. The illness isn't known to impact humans, but can spread easily among cattle and other animals and even cross…

Judge Orders Seafood Manufacturer To Stop Production For Health Concerns

Posted On December 05, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- A Los Angeles seafood manufacturer is being ordered to stop production over health concerns. The U.S. Department of Justice says a federal judge ordered an injunction against Neptune Manufacturing to halt production of its ready-to-eat smoked and pickled fish for failure to control the bacteria which causes botulism. The injunction won't…

Ebola Patient In Atlanta

Posted On December 05, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- An American healthcare worker who was possibly exposed to Ebola is being monitored at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The unnamed patient arrived at the facility Thursday morning from West Africa. The patient is the fifth person to be treated at Emory for the sometimes fatal virus. All the others have been…