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  • Kellogg issues massive Honey Smacks cereal recall over Salmonella risk

    (Reuters) - Kellogg Co said on Thursday it is recalling an estimated 1.3 million cases of its Honey Smacks cereal from more than 30 U.S. states due to the potential for Salmonella contamination, in the latest case of U.S. food products possibly tainted by the illness-causing bacteria.

  • Lawsuit challenges Texas abortion curbs

    (Reuters) - An abortion provider that in 2016 persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to void parts of a restrictive Texas law on Thursday filed a new lawsuit challenging dozens of that state's other curbs on the procedure as unconstitutional.

  • Trump gets win at U.S. Supreme Court in China antitrust case

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration and against China on Thursday on a disputed aspect of their fraught trade relationship, throwing out a lower court ruling that had allowed two Chinese vitamin C makers to escape $148 million in damages for violating American antitrust law.

  • UPDATE 2-Canada finds unapproved GMO wheat in Alberta

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 14 (Reuters) - Wheat containing a genetically modified trait developed by Monsanto Co to tolerate the Roundup weed-killer was discovered last summer in Canada's Alberta province, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Thursday.

  • Vigorous exercise may not keep dementia from worsening

    (Reuters Health) - People with dementia who exercise regularly are just as likely to experience cognitive decline as those who don't work out, a UK study suggests.

  • UPDATE 1-Trump blasts New York lawsuit: 'I won't settle this case!'

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump lashed out at "sleazy New York Democrats" on Thursday after the state's attorney general sued him, three of his children and his foundation, saying he used the charity as his "personal checkbook."

  • Doctors have cost concerns about genetic tests for disease risk

    (Reuters Health) - While many primary care providers believe genetic tests to assess risk for common chronic diseases might prove useful in treating patients, a recent study also suggests they're worried that steep out-of-pocket costs may limit who can be tested.

  • Workplace noise in daytime linked to sleep problems at night

    (Reuters Health) - Being exposed to a noisy workplace all day may cause stress that carries over into the evening and reduces sleep quality, suggests a small study from Taiwan.

  • Stigma may keep women from using HIV-prevention drugs

    (Reuters Health) - Fear of others thinking they're promiscuous, or that they're already infected with HIV, is a barrier to many women who might benefit from pills that help prevent the infection, a U.S. study suggests.

  • Doctors have cost concerns about genetic tests for disease risk

    (Reuters Health) - While many primary care providers believe genetic tests to assess risk for common chronic diseases might prove useful in treating patients, a recent study also suggests they're worried that steep out-of-pocket costs may limit who can be tested.

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