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- E. Coli Outbreak Closes All Chipotle Restaurants In Washington And Oregon Health officials expect the number of people sickened to grow while they investigate the cause of an E. coli outbreak.
- Report: Two Percent Of Hot Dogs Contain Human DNA By analyzing hot dogs and sausages at the molecular level, scientists found some nasty additions to our food.
- Identical Twins Expected To Be Born 4 Months Apart Identical twins are expected to be born four months apart.
- Study Finds Racial Bias At Crosswalks Black pedestrians waited longer than whites for drivers to stop and let them cross the street.
- Study: Arsenic Found In Many Red Wines Many of America's red wines have arsenic levels that exceed what's allowed in drinking water, according to a new study.
- Study: Tweens Who Think Marijuana Is Cool More Likely To Drink And Drive Later Middle school students who had positive views about marijuana at 12 were 63 percent more likely to say they had driven drunk or ridden with someone who was intoxicated than those who reported more negative views of the drug.
- Study: Humans Could Be Identified By Personalized Cloud Of Bacteria Humans emit a blend of microbes into the air, making for a "microbial cloud" that is possibly unique enough to identify an individual, according to a new study.
- Officials Emphasize Flu Vaccine For Children, Health Care Workers New guidelines released from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourage all eligible children and health care workers to get flu shots.
- Hospital Warning Thousands To Get Children Tested For HIV, Hepatitis After Surgical Equipment Not Sterilized Seattle Children's Hospital is offering free blood tests to 12,000 families after discovering surgical equipment at its Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center was not always properly cleaned and sterilized.
- Head Of Washington Health Exchange To Step Down He has not announced what he plans to do next.
- Study: Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked To Health Problems Later In Life Chronic marijuana use among teens does not appear to have a link to physical and mental health issues later in life, a new study suggests.
- Study: Marijuana Can Help Heal Broken Bones Marijuana could aid the healing process for broken bones, according to a new study.
- Study: Men Overcompensate When They Feel Masculinity Is Threatened A recent study from the University of Washington finds that men overcompensate when they feel their masculinity is threatened.
- Doctors Find Calcified Fetus That's Been In Womb Of Elderly Woman For Over 50 Years Chilean doctors have discovered a calcified fetus that’s been in the womb of a 92-year-old woman for over 50 years.
- Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Increase Teen Use Medical marijuana laws don't trigger an increase in teen pot smoking, a new study concludes.