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Baby formula maker calls global recall over salmonella fears

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PARIS (AP) -- Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination....

Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-ups

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience....

New CDC Director questioned about financial conflicts

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. Senator is criticizing the director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for an apparent financial conflict of interest that the senator says may prevent the director from doing her job....




Dangerous winds persist as wildfires roar in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet....

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says
CHICAGO (AP) -- Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords....

Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found....

US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states
NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug....

O'Brien says Savage wouldn't have returned if he saw video
HOUSTON (AP) -- Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he wouldn't have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday's game after an alarming hit that gave him a concussion and left the quarterback's hands shaking if he had seen the video of the hit....

Officials: Patients at risk at Dallas psychiatric hospital
DALLAS (AP) -- Federal officials have warned that patients at a psychiatric hospital in Dallas are in "immediate jeopardy" two years after Texas regulators threatened to close the facility over severe safety problems, a newspaper reported Sunday....

Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian authorities denied Friday that a radioactivity spike in the air over Europe this fall resulted from a nuclear fuel processing plant leak in the Ural mountains, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there....