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CDC concludes probe into flour-linked E.coli outbreak 4:31pm EDT

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it had concluded an investigation into a multi-state E.coli outbreak linked to flour produced at a General Mills Inc plant in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Amgen, Arrowhead team up on gene-therapies for heart disease

Amgen Inc said on Thursday it would buy a stake in Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc and collaborate with the company to develop gene-silencing therapies for heart disease.

10:15am EDT

Europe's food safety watchdog says to release studies on weed-killer glyphosate

LONDON/BRUSSELS Europe's food safety watchdog will release data from some of the scientific studies it reviewed in its assessment of glyphosate, an ingredient in Monsanto's widely used herbicide Roundup and subject of a fierce row over possible cancer risk.

12:17pm EDT

It may not be a boy when dad’s been exposed to dioxin

(Reuters Health) - Men exposed to dioxin, a chemical once common in herbicides, may be less likely to father boys than peers who didn’t come in contact with this toxin, a recent study suggests.

3:01pm EDT

'Cancer hotels' house China's patient refugees

BEIJING In the shadow of one of China's top cancer hospitals in Beijing, a catacomb-like network of ramshackle brick buildings has become a home-from-home for hundreds of cancer patients and their families waiting for treatment.

China 7:44am EDT

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