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Health Dec 13FDA identifies a farm linked to the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
Adams Bros. Farms, the producer linked to the pre-Thanksgiving outbreak, has not shipped lettuce since Nov. 20 and has cooperated with the investigation, the FDA said in a statement.
Politics Dec 11Trump’s immigration policy splits Americans in half, poll says
Immigration is one of many issues on which heated political rhetoric has only inflamed the conversation and deepened divides between Americans, according to the latest poll from the PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist.
Politics Dec 07Mueller’s Russia report should be made public, new poll says
Public support for the special counsel's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to President Donald Trump's campaign transcended political party and has remained largely unchanged for nearly a year, according to the latest poll from…
Health Dec 05New study shows 1 in 6 U.S. health care workers are immigrants
In the U.S., an aging population and projected rise in chronic illnesses are expected to strain the health care system in the coming years, without a similar influx of trained workers to fill those jobs.
Health Nov 29American life expectancy has dropped again. Here’s why
Another drop in U.S. life expectancy is being called a ‘wakeup call’. What’s happening?…
Health Nov 28Could being born in August make an ADHD diagnosis more likely?
More than 6 million of U.S. children have been diagnosed with ADHD, the most common neurobehavioral disorder during childhood. And this number has doubled in less than two decades.
Health Nov 20E. coli in romaine lettuce is making people sick. Here’s what you need to know
Americans should not eat romaine lettuce amid an ongoing E. coli outbreak, according to a food safety alert.
Politics Nov 08How voters viewed Trump, health care and immigration, according to exit polls
Exit polls aren't perfect. But they do provide information on what mattered most to voters, and how they viewed key leaders and issues. Here's a look at what mattered to voters during the 2018 midterms.
Politics Nov 01Nearly 80 percent of Americans concerned lack of civility in politics will lead to violence, poll says
“You don't get a consensus like that across party lines very often,” said Barbara Carvalho, director of the Marist Poll.
Politics Oct 30What the data says about birthright citizenship
President Donald Trump suggested in an interview that he could end birthright citizenship in the U.S.