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California ER doctor seen on video mocking patient suspended

Damning footage shows Beth Keegstra ridiculing 20-year-old Samuel Bardwell who was taken to El Camino hospital near San Jose, US, on June 12 after falling ill during basketball training at his new university, The Mercury News reported .

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Wait, don't eat that until you see this list of recalled foods

Affected boxes have a use by date of June 14, 2018, through June 14, 2019. The FDA's outbreak update explained that the Kellogg recall did not cover all of the potentially contaminated cereal. CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections.73 people infected with the outbreak strain have been reported from 31 states .

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California's Attorney General Vows National Fight To Defend The ACA

The Texas-led lawsuit filed earlier this year claims that Congress' decision to eliminate the individual mandate penalty, which goes into effect in 2019, should render the entire health care law invalid. Before the Trump administration'ss response on Thursday, Democratic Attorneys General filed [JURIST Report] a motion to intervene [text, PDF] in April to defend the ACA anticipating the Trump administration's intention to not uphold the legislation.

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Deaths of famous by their own hands highlight troubling trend

Fans of the chef and journalist are responding to the news with reminders about mental health and mental illness . One day after the Center for Disease Control declared that suicide was a national problem, another celebrity has died after an apparent suicide.

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What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

But the hope in knowing that so numerous millions of Americans who struggle with mental health issues go on to recovery can seem hard to focus on amid tragedies such as this week's public deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain , said office director Sarah Brummett.

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CDC: 'Throw away' pre-cut melons after salmonella outbreak

A multistate salmonella outbreak has been linked to cut melons, and most of the illnesses have been reported in MI and Indiana. If you have eaten a contaminated pre-cut melon and experience diarrhea, fever and cramps go see a doctor immediately.