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National Steak and Poultry is recalling approximately 1,976,089 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to adulteration because of possible under-cooking, massively expanding an initial recall on Nov. 23.

New York's vibrant World Trade Center — A first class destination

The majestic destination that is the World Trade Center proudly demonstrates the scale of New York’s spirit and ingenuity.

Alzheimer’s bone and brain connection

In a breakthrough, medical scientists have drawn a connection between parts of the brainstem and problems associated with bone, in relation to Alzheimer’s disease.

Swiss restaurant still in world's top 10 despite chef's suicide

The Swiss restaurant named the best in the world last year remained in the top 10 of the La Liste ranking Monday despite the tragic loss of its star chef who killed himself weeks after lifting the honour.

In Madrid, the homeless dine out... for free

It is early evening at a restaurant in central Madrid and Jose Silva sits down for a meal of rice, meatballs and vegetables as waiters flit from one table to another. All very normal, except for one crucial detail: Silva, 42, cannot afford to pay.

Compound for chronic pain treatment without side effects

The brain’s cannabis receptors can be used to help manage chronic pain, in a way that does not trigger the side effects linked with opioid-based pain relievers or medical marijuana.

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

Representatives of around 40 countries are expected to approve on Saturday establishing a fund to protect heritage sites in conflict-ravaged areas and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks.

VA Dentist put almost 600 veterans at risk of HIV, hepatitis

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced on Tuesday that almost 600 veterans using the Tomah VA hospital in Wisconsin are being asked to come in to be tested for hepatitis and HIV after it was discovered a dentist had violated health protocols.

Op-Ed: The softer, holiday-friendly side of Truman Capote Special

As fashion designer Givenchy celebrates a retrospective exhibit which debuted this fall, no doubt author Truman Capote's "Breakfast at Tiffany's" comes to mind when Audrey Hepburn portrayed the unique 'Holly Golightly' in the lead role.

To Audrey with love: a fashion designer's tribute

One of the fashion world's greatest platonic love stories almost never came to pass, when in the 1950s French couturier Hubert de Givenchy at first refused a request to design for Audrey Hepburn.

Why many mental health apps are failing

Health apps are becoming increasingly common. All of them collect data and this data is shared with the manufacturer. How concerned should we be? A new issue has been raised about mental health apps in particular.

Bikes now outnumber cars in Copenhagen

The capital city of Denmark, Copenhagen, has hit a new record. For the first time ever, the city is home to more bicycles than cars.

Canada: Nationwide recall of Sobey's broccoli slaw over listeria

Sobey's Inc. is recalling its Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall covers all provinces, with the exception of Quebec.

More Taxotere lawsuits filed by women whose hair never grew back

Over 200 women filed a Taxotere lawsuit against Sanofi-Aventis alleging the pharmaceutical company never warned that the chemotherapy drug could cause permanent hair loss.

Pope Francis urges 'responsible behaviour' to stop AIDS spread

Pope Francis on Wednesday issued a call for "responsible behaviour" to prevent the spread of AIDS without specifying whether that included wearing condoms.

Let women drive, urges Saudi prince

An outspoken billionaire Saudi prince wants an "urgent" end to his country's ban on women driving, saying overturning the law was a matter of women's rights and economic necessity.

California hospitals take obesity fight to supermarkets

Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That's when many wish they had a specialist at their side.

Rebuilding history? Debate rages over lost Afghan Buddhas

For centuries they stood, two monumental ancient statues of Buddha carved into the cliffs of Bamiyan, loved and revered by generations of Afghans -- only to be pulverised by the Taliban in an act of cultural genocide.

Vaccine developed against opioid overdose

A vaccine has been developed that blocks the pain-suppressing effects of certain opioid drugs. It is hoped the vaccine with decrease the risk of fatal opioid overdose.

Almost half HIV infections worldwide undetected: WHO

The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that nearly half of all people with HIV around the globe do not know they are infected, and called for broader access to at-home testing kits.

One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection

One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region."HIV/AIDS continues to be a serious problem in Europe...

Japan culling 330,000 birds to fight avian flu

Japan has begun slaughtering more than 330,000 farm birds to contain its first outbreaks of a highly contagious strain of avian flu in nearly two years, the government said Tuesday.

How to keep safe from norovirus

Norovirus, the so-called ‘winter vomiting disease’, is prevalent this time of year and makes headlines when it hits confined areas like cruise ships. A new report offers five recommendations for keeping safe.

Quebec's new smoking regulations are now in full effect

Quebec's Tobacco Control Act came into full effect on Saturday, November 26, after being enacted one year ago. Under the new rules, it will be illegal to smoke within a nine-meter radius of a door or window that opens to the outside.

Online algorithm may provide patients a second opinion on scans

A new online service called "Profound" has been developed to provide a fully automatic, algorithm-based analysis of CT scans, mammograms and other medical imaging reports.

Emerging culinary trend in Moscow is not for the 'faint of heart'

Diners in Moscow, Russia are being treated to traditional Cossack cuisine in the city's newest bistro, the Krasnodar. The eatery is the latest creation of butcher-turned restaurateur Tahir Kholikberdiyev, and its menu features river-rat.

Holiday baking reminder — just say no to raw dough and batter

It's holiday time again — the perfect time for families to spend time together baking holiday cookies, cakes and even bread to share with loved ones. So bear with us as we share some important safety tips to follow that will keep your family healthy.

First crisp restaurant opens in London

Niche restaurants are popping up around the world, catering for different tastes. Even here one specializing in crisps (or 'chips') seems a little bizarre.

Op-Ed: Are Trump’s health plans dangerous for health protection?

Vaccination is, in some quarters, a controversial subject in the U.S. It need not be, with the safety and efficacy of vaccinations well-established. Some worrying comments from President-elect Donald Trump suggest vaccination goals could be unraveled.

100,000 passengers hit on third day of Lufthansa strike

Germany's flagship airline Lufthansa said 830 domestic and European flights were being scrapped on Friday, affecting more than 100,000 passengers, on the third day of a strike by pilots demanding higher pay.

Has fluoride in water helped our health overall?

Some fifty years ago, in the U.S., consideration was given to adding fluoride to water and toothpaste. This was on the basis of medical advice. Was this advice correct and has fluoridation produced health benefits?

Lab-on-skin device developed for sweat analysis

The analysis of sweat, through the metabolites produced, can reveal considerable information about human health and disease. Researchers are examining new ways to produce rapid testing.

Study finds cannibalistic bacteria can wipe out superbugs

Scientists have discovered an unusual way to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Called a predatory or cannibal bacteria, Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus may be the answer to treating patients with superbugs.

Top Danish restaurant fined for hygiene breaches

Denmark's only three-star Michelin restaurant on Thursday faced questions over hygiene after it was fined 20,000 kroner (2,688 euros, $2,839) by the country's food safety authority.

Healthy lifestyle can help fight inherited heart disease

Where heart disease is inherited, and is a product of genetics, leading a healthy lifestyle and making appropriate lifestyle changes can help to combat the condition, according to new research.

Sabra Dipping Co. recall prompts secondary recall of products

Following the recall of Sabra Dipping Company's select hummus products on November 19, three locations of Taylor Farms Inc. are recalling a limited number of products that contain Sabra's recalled products.

Melbourne 'thunderstorm asthma' puts 30 in ICU and kills two

Two people are dead and about 30 others are in intensive care in Melbourne, Australia after an intense thunderstorm with strong winds sent massive amounts of rye grass pollen into the air, triggering "thunderstorm asthma."

Diabetes monitoring breathalyzer developed

A new hand-held breathalyzer that allows individuals to easily assess their blood glucose levels has been developed. The device informs the user bout diabetes risk and it differs from a medical device we reported on earlier this month.

Royal Seas Cruises offers top quality entertainment Commissioned

Royal Seas Cruises is known for their top quality cruises to some of the best destinations in the Caribbean. Royal Seas Cruises also has some of the very best live entertainment available today in the entire cruise industry.

Zika babies can develop microcephaly in first year

Some Zika-infected babies who appeared normal at birth still showed significant brain defects and went on to develop unusually small heads, a condition known as microcephaly, researchers said Tuesday.

Nepal's quake-damaged Boudhanath stupa reopens

Nepal's newly restored Boudhanath stupa reopened to the public Tuesday after it was damaged in the deadly 2015 earthquake that left much of the country's cultural heritage in ruins.
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