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Pa. Company Recalling Nearly 32,000 Pounds of Chicken Products

neirfy/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Pennsylvania company is recalling nearly 32,000 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with bacteria.According to the United States Department of Agriculture said in a press rel

WHO Could Field Test Ebola Vaccine by December

Photo by Fatih Erel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization says an experimental Ebola vaccine could be ready for field testing by December, the BBC reports.As the number of cases of the disease has surpassed 10,000 in West

Fiancee's Family Confident in Medical Care Ebola Doctor Receiving

Craig Spencer/LinkedIn(NEW YORK) -- The family of Morgan Dixon, the fiancée of the New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola, said in a statement Saturday that they are confident in the medical care he's receiving.Dr. Craig Spencer has been in

Study Says Listening to Gossip Impacts Self Evaluation

Ridofranz/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Researchers from the Netherlands say that listening to gossip impacts the way we judge ourselves.The study, published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, looked at two separate groups, c

NJ, NY Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The New York doctor who tested positive for Ebola wasn't required to quarantine himself when he returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. Instead, Dr. Craig Allen Spencer went about his life, hitting a popula

Evenflo Recalling Over 200,000 Child Car Seats

Evenflo(NEW YORK) -- Evenflo is recalling over 200,000 child car seats.The buckles in the Embrace and AmSafe models can reportedly become difficult to unlatch, especially after a child has been eating or drinking in the seat. The buckle can allegedly get

Does Your Doctor Owe Thousands in Unpaid Student Loans?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- There are 846 doctors and dentists in 43 states who have been named by the U.S. Department of Education on a public list in a desperate effort to get them to repay their defaulted student loans.And because the loans were fed

Why New York Doctor with Ebola Didn't Quarantine Himself

Craig Spencer/LinkedIn(NEW YORK) -- There's a reason Dr. Craig Allen Spencer, who has tested positive for Ebola, didn't quarantine himself when he returned to New York after treating Ebola patients in Guinea.He didn't have to.According to Doctors Without

Jump Right onto Trampoline Fitness Craze

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Workout enthusiasts have likely seen it offered in some form at their local gym -- the trampoline workout. But the demand for this type of fitness is so high, one fitness instructor has opened an entire studio dedicated to t

Food Network Star Sunny Anderson Opens Up About Ulcerative Colitis

Brad Barket/Getty Images for NYCWFF(NEW YORK) -- There's a reason why Sunny Anderson isn't keen on eating vegetables and it has nothing to do with personal taste.The Food Network star revealed that for the past 20 years, she's suffered from ulcerative col

Odds of Catching Ebola on the Subway and Other Handy Facts

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Ebola continues to dominate the news with the latest diagnosis of a patient in New York City, leaving many Americans on edge, especially New Yorkers, who awoke this morning to learn that the patient had take three subway lin

Americans Losing Faith in Medical Profession

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- What’s up, Doc? Certainly not Americans’ trust in physicians, according to an analysis by the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.Co-author Robert Blendon says that faith in doctors has eroded significantly o

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is...Everything?

iStock/Thinkstock(ORANGE, Calif.) -- Land of the free…home of the brave? Not, if a new survey from Chapman University can be believed.Researchers conducted a poll of 1,500 people on what Americans are scared of and judging by the results, our fears

Kids Will Never Turn Their Noses Up at a Treat

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(BRISBANE, Australia) -- Moms know how it goes: no matter if their toddler has a belly full of food, they’ll still be able to stuff their face with a treat if one’s at hand.Nutrition researcher Holly Harris at Queensla

Ebola in America: Timeline of the Deadly Virus

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Ebola, a virus that is affecting people thousands of miles away in West Africa, is now in America with two transmissions on U.S. soil confirmed in Dallas and officials calling additional transmissions to health workers a

Doctor Isolated at New York City Hospital Tests Positive for Ebola

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A preliminary Ebola test has come back positive for a doctor who recently traveled from West Africa and is currently being isolated at a New York City hospital, according to an official briefed on the case.The doctor, who ha