Stomach Bug Outbreak Linked to Salad Mix

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_dbc90c7150.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Health officials are eyeing salad mix in a multi-state outbreak of cyclospora, a stomach-sickening parasite contracted through contaminated food. The Nebraska Department of Health announced Tuesday that a prepackaged salad mix was the source of the stomach bug that has sickened 78 Nebraskans since mid-June.

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Breastfed Babies Are Smarter, Study Finds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_5e4e4c5ae7.jpgGeorge Doyle/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Babies who are breastfed score better on intelligence tests down the road, according to a new study that suggests support for new moms could boost the brainpower of the next generation. The study of more than 1,300 moms and their babies, who were breastfed for periods ranging from less than a month to more than a year, found that each month of breastfeeding bolstered a 0.3-point increase in intelligence by age 3 and 0.5-point increase by age 7.

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Chipotle Goes Vegan, Launches Tofu Sofritas

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_17634559ba.jpgChipotle(NEW YORK) -- Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday introduced Sofritas, the first vegan meal offered by a national fast food chain that's not a salad or a veggie burger. The spicy, shredded, organic tofu dish sells for around $6.50 and can be mixed with rice and beans in a bowl, taco or burrito wrap. 

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Sign Language Interpreter Keeps Up Headlining Artists

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_4fa8f8c294.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For Holly Maniatty of Portland, Maine, actions certainly do speak louder than words, as thousands of concert-goers use her skill as a certified American sign language interpreter to follow along to the lyrics of headlining artists such as Phish, Wu-Tang Clan and Bruce Springsteen.

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Fewer Diapers a Health Problem for Babies, Moms

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_724ab9df3b.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- Too few diapers can make for more than just a cranky kid. In a survey in Pediatrics of more than 800 women living in low-income households, Yale researchers found that nearly one in three said they regularly did not have enough diapers. These researchers found this can to health issues for both babies and mothers.

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