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Six horse carcasses that tested positive for an equine painkiller may have entered the human food chain in France, Britain's food regulator announced Thursday - and the agency's chief said horsemeat tainted with the medicine may have been sold to consumers "for some time."Modified: 02/14/13 10:16:46 AM
Russia may suspend its lease for some facilities at the Baikonur space complex in Kazakhstan, opening the way for its joint administration by the two countries, a senior Russian space official says.Modified: 02/14/13 08:22:06 AM
California's tobacco prevention program saved $134 billion in health care costs over the last two decades, according to a new study published Wednesday about the smoking control program's impacts in the most populous state.Modified: 02/13/13 08:40:57 PM
Health care company Johnson & Johnson has been told to pay a teenager and her parents $63 million after she suffered a life-threatening drug reaction and lost most of her skin when she took a children's pain reliever nearly a decade ago.Modified: 02/13/13 10:54:02 PM
Scientists wondering why some children and not others survived one of China's worst food safety scandals have uncovered a suspect: germs that live in the gut.Modified: 02/13/13 03:39:50 PM
Two top officials at a northern New Jersey municipal water authority falsified records and shut down contaminated wells in advance of safety tests to hide elevated levels of a contaminant, the state attorney general's office charged in an indictment released Wednesday.Modified: 02/13/13 06:01:51 PM
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are helping search for evidence of alien life not by looking into outer space, but by studying some rocks right here on Earth.Modified: 02/13/13 11:09:28 AM
Fighting the problem of fake drugs will require creating a national drug-tracking system, the Institute of Medicine said Wednesday.Modified: 02/13/13 05:39:43 PM
British officials say a mysterious virus related to SARS may have spread between humans, as they confirmed the 11th case worldwide of the new coronavirus in a patient who they say probably caught it from a family member.Modified: 02/13/13 09:45:51 AM
A 3-year-old Cambodian girl has become the sixth person to die from bird flu in the country this year.Modified: 02/13/13 02:50:48 AM
A 21-year-old woman who contracted the H5N1 strain of bird flu has died in southwest China.Modified: 02/13/13 02:30:44 AM
When it comes to mating, guppies treasure their ugly friends - because they look so good by comparison.Modified: 02/13/13 07:01:08 AM
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