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This week marks the 50-year milestone for Taco Bell, and one California-based blogger gathered the restaurant’s top accomplishments. Sadly, the Doritos cheese taco didn’t make the list. OC Weekly writer Gustavo Arellano, who writes the well-known column “Ask a Mexican,” said Taco Bell has made headlines for E. coli breakouts and for its use of low quality [...] [Read More]
The death of a 14-year-old Maryland girl last December from a heart attack doctors said was caused by caffeine toxicity is an alarming example of what hospitals are seeing too much of: kids in the emergency room after drinking too many energy drinks. [Read More]
Research by Western Illinois University has linked Facebook usage to narcissism, according to The Guardian. The study, which surveyed nearly 300 college students, found Facebook users who had more Facebook friends were often tagged in more photos and updated their newsfeed more often. Those users often also scored higher on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory. The [...] [Read More]
Most of the urinary tract infections in the United States are caused by E. coli bacteria found in chicken, according to new research reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Read More]
Doctors in Barcelona, Spain, insisted for months that a woman with a tumor was merely pregnant, UPI is reporting. She’s suing. [Read More]