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Vaccine Wars: Social Media Battle Outbreak of Bogus Claims

SAN FRANCISCO — Like health officials facing outbreaks of disease, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts at quarantine are falling short. "The online world has been one th...
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Don’t Eat Romaine Lettuce, Health Officials Say

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states. The Food and Drug Administration says it's working with officials in Canada, where people are also b...