Don’t eat romaine lettuce, CDC now warns amid E. coli outbreak

No one should eat romaine lettuce — or any lettuce at all — unless they can be sure it’s not from Arizona, federal health officials said Friday. More than 50 people have become sick in an outbreak of E. coli food poisoning linked to romaine lettuce and now several people in Alaska have also gotten […]

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Vaccine Debate Vexes Vermont Ski Resort Town

A planned symposium featuring notorious vaccine skeptics has set off a testy but polite debate in the Vermont ski resort town of Stowe. But while the argument has lit up neighborhood, blogs, listservs and Facebook pages, local residents say they’ve planned the ultimate civilized counter-protest — a bake sale at a local brewery.  “I am […]

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