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Red Sox Socked by Flu Outbreak

An influenza outbreak has soured the start of the season for MLB’s Boston Red Sox. At least nine players, along with the...read more


Norovirus Outbreak Temporarily Shutters Louisiana School

Officials at Hammond Westside Montessori School in Hammond, LA, closed the school Friday due to an outbreak of norovirus. School district officials...read more


Listeria Concerns Spark Edamame Recall

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. has issued a voluntary recall for its Edamame Soybeans in Pods due to the risk of listeria contamination....read more


Norovirus Outbreak Strikes California School District

A norovirus outbreak has been reported by the Rio School District in Oxnard, CA. Ventura County, CA, Public Health officials stated more than...read more


Listeria Risk Prompts Pizza Recall

RBR Meat Co., Inc. has issued a recall for more than 21,000 pounds of its Marketside brand frozen pizza due to the...read more


Norovirus Temporarily Shuts Down Seattle School

Officials at John Muir Elementary in Seattle, WA, closed the school’s facilities Thursday due to an outbreak of norovirus. Seattle Public Schools...read more


Environmental Hazards Cause 1.7 Million Deaths Per Year

A recent World Health Organization (WHO) report links poor sanitation, contaminated water, and inadequate hygiene to the deaths of 1.7 million children...read more


Bird Flu Reported in Tennessee

The U.S. Department of Agriculture ordered the culling of thousands of chickens in Tennessee to prevent the spread of the bird flu...read more