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Health US doctors urge wider use of cholesterol drugs US doctors urge wider use of cholesterol drugs
The nation's first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes call for twice as many Americans - one-third of all adults - to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.
Health No new E. coli cases in Wash. state from outbreak
The Washington state Health Department says there have been no new cases of E. coli linked to ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches made by a California company and sold through Trader Joe's.
Health Belgium considering new euthanasia law for kids Belgium considering new euthanasia law for kids
Should children have the right to ask for their own deaths?

In Belgium, where euthanasia is now legal for people over the age of 18, the government is considering extending it to children - something that no other country has done. The same bill would offer the right to die to adults with early dementia.
Health Recall expanded for Garden-Fresh Foods chicken, ham Recall expanded for Garden-Fresh Foods chicken, ham
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee-based Garden-Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling 50 more tons of chicken and ham products over concerns of possible listeria contamination, its third recall in two months.

The latest recall was announced Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Health Gonorrhea cases up 34 percent this year in Washington
Gonorrhea cases in Washington have increased substantially this year, according to the Washington State Department of Health. While there were 2,350 through the first nine months of 2012, the department reports there have been 3,137 cases during the same time period this year – a 34 percent increase.
Health 10 foods that will keep you healthy this fall 10 foods that will keep you healthy this fall(Photo Gallery)
It’s not all about pumpkin pie and spiced lattes when the cold weather rolls in. Fall brings with it a lot of healthy, nutritious foods that can keep your energy up and your waistline slim. Dr. Mary Jones-Verboski, a dietician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, shares some of the fall foods you and your family can proudly indulge in this season.
Health Poll: Health care exchange rollout gets poor reviews Poll: Health care exchange rollout gets poor reviews
The government's new health insurance marketplaces are drawing lots of rotten tomatoes in early reviews, but people are at least checking them out.