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Salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers sickens nearly 300

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State health officials say nine Washington residents have been sickened from a multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to garden cucumbers grown in Mexico.

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Dozens sickened in Arizona salmonella outbreak

A salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers grown in Mexico has killed one person and sickened hundreds in the United States, health officials said.

The outbreak of Salmonella Poona has been reported in 27 states since July, according to the Centers for...

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La Pine boil-water advisory lifted

Authorities lifted a day-old boil-water advisory for the city of La Pine on Friday after tests showed no contamination. Meanwhile, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies sought public tips about an apparent crash into a fire hydrant that led to a water main break and the precautionary step.

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Stress at work as bad as secondhand smoke

Workplace stress isn't just annoying -- it's as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.

"When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at wo...

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Bend girl, 12, represents Oregon at national summit

This time of year, most 12-year-olds are focused on getting their new school clothes and supplies together before going back to school. Not Joyce Lopez of Bend. She's already doing her homework and thinking about how she can make High Desert Middle School in Bend a healthier place.

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Double mastectomies for men on the rise

An increasing number of women in the last decade have been deciding to have both their breasts removed after being diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. It now seems that more men are also opting to have this type of double mastectomy, according ...

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Rabid bat bites man in Creswell

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Health officials say a bat that bit a man this week in Creswell has tested positive for rabies.

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More ADHD cases diagnosed at younger ages

One-third of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States have been found to be diagnosed before 6 years old, according to a new report.

While there's concern about possible misdiagnosis at a such a young age, re...

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