Health

Ready to eat chicken pot pies recalled over potential listeria

Columbia ,SC (WOLO)—-  You may want to double check your freezer if you bought the ready to eat chicken from several retailer stores. According to the USDA, major distributors like Trader Joe’s, Aldi, Kroger, and others sold the possibly listeria contaminated chicken products, from Tip Top Inc. The company, based out of  Rockmart, Georgia, issued a nationwide recall in for…

Deadly infection in PA hospital blamed for death of 3 newborns, 5 others seriously ill

(ABC News) — Eight premature infants were infected with a waterborne bacteria while in a neo-natal intensive care unit. Three of the infants have died. The babies were in the NICU at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Out of “an abundance of caution,” the medical center will temporarily direct mothers who are delivering prematurely — before 32 weeks gestation — to…

You may want to put your baking plans on hold as another flour company issues recall

Image:CNN/FDA (CNN)Bakers beware: More flour has been recalled. King Arthur Flour, in association with ADM Milling Company, announced a voluntary national recall of specific lots of its Unbleached All-Purpose Flour in 5-pound and 25-pound bags because of the potential presence of E.coli. The recall is an expansion of another that was announced in June. No illnesses linked to the product…

What men should know about Prostate cancer health

(image: Prisma Health) Columbia, SC (WOLO) —  We are coming up up on the end of Prostate Cancer Awareness month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have the information you need to know year round. Prisma Health is trying to keep men in the know by giving them tips they can use to stay aware of your prostate and how…

Study: Alcohol may help moderate drinkers ward off Dementia

(ABC News) —-A glass or two of wine a day – but no more — appears to protect older adults from developing dementia, researchers reported here at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease. “Among cognitively normal older adults, one to two alcoholic drinks a day is associated with a 37 percent decreased risk of dementia over 6 years,” said Dr. Kaycee Sink,…