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Multi-State E. Coli Outbreak Likely Linked to Beef Products

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli that has sickened at least seven people across four states.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that evidence indicates the outbreak likely derived from contaminated beef, veal and bison products produced by Adams Farm Slaughterhouse in Athol, Massachusetts. The company issued a recall on Saturday -- you can see the full list of affected products here.The ill people range in age from 1 to 74, according to...
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Kim Zolciak-Biermann Reflects on How Having a Stroke Changed Her Life

Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- One year after Kim Zolciak-Biermann suffered a stroke, the former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant is opening up about what she's learned from the health scare.While flying home from Los Angeles to Atlanta after a rehearsal with her professional partner, Tony Dovolani, Zolciak-Biermann suffered a transient ischemic attack, also known as a mini-stroke, on Sept. 23, 2015.It forced the reality star to drop out of the ABC reality competition. Zolciak-Biermann tried to return to the ballroom, even...
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How Clinton and Trump’s Health Plans Would Affect Costs and the Uninsured

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are proposing fundamentally different approaches to health care reform, and their proposals would have dramatically different effects for the uninsured, out-of-pocket costs, and the federal deficit, according to a new analysis by the RAND Corporation, a non-partisan policy think tank.Researchers examined the insurance coverage and financial implications of maintaining the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as Clinton hopes to do, versus fully repealing the law, as Trump has proposed.They further analyzed the projected effects of four of Clinton’s...
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Dentist Accused of Harming Child Patients While Making Millions of Dollars

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Dr. Howard Schneider has worked for years as a pediatric dentist, catering to children of low-income parents on Medicaid.But Schneider's reputation is now clouded over claims that many of those same kids were harmed in his clinic. More than 100 families have accused the Jacksonville, Florida, dentist of harming their children and making millions of dollars while wrecking their mouths. Parents say Schneider extracted healthy baby teeth from their children.In 2014, Brandi Motley brought in her daughter Bri-el, then 6 years old, for...
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