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Throw away your romaine lettuce

Throw away your romaine lettuce

This includes whole heads and hearts of romaine, chopped romaine and salads, as well as salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. Of those, 42 people have been hospitalized and nine of those have developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome.


Scientists Have Just Found A New Form Of DNA In Human Cells

Scientists Have Just Found A New Form Of DNA In Human Cells

Although earlier studies dating as a far back as the 1900's had written about the existence of DNA in this tangled form, it had only occurred under acidic conditions that were never detected in living cells outside the laboratory before. More recent work has shown that in some cases an i-motif shape could form even in environments that weren't so acidic, said Randy Wadkins, a biochemist at the University of MS in Oxford who was not involved with the new study .


Windrush: UK offers free citizenship to wronged immigrants

Windrush: UK offers free citizenship to wronged immigrants

She told MPs she wanted people to have the "formal status" they should have had all along, without having to pay naturalisation fees or pass any tests. The British Nationality Act, which gave citizenship of the UK and Colonies to all people living in the United Kingdom and its colonies, and the right of entry and settlement in the UK, has become a topic of much contention recently.


FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

On April 6, the agency began conducting a one-month undercover blitz nationwide to crack down on sales in stores and online to those under 18 years of age. These sleek vapes, which are not legally available to minors, resemble flash drives, come in a wide array of flavors and contain as much nicotine per cartridge-which lasts about 200 puffs-as an entire pack of cigarettes.


Drinkers' mouths have more bad bacteria

Drinkers' mouths have more bad bacteria

Drinking alcohol may do more than just damage the liver - it may mangle with the balance of good and bad bacteria in one's mouth, which in turn could yield other more pressing consequences than just bad breath . Around 25% people said that they were non-drinkers, while 59% said that they were moderate drinkers and 15% were heavy drinkers. Heavy drinking is referred to drinking more than the recommended intake of alcohol by United States health officials, which is 1 drink a day for ...


New Zealanders mark ANZAC Day with grief and pride

New Zealanders mark ANZAC Day with grief and pride

For photos of the Anzac Day 2018 Laidley Dawn Service, see the gallery below. Turnbull and his wife, Lucy, also visited the grave of her great uncle Roger Hughes who was killed by a German shell in 1916 five days after arriving on the Western Front as a young military doctor.