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Coroner Perplexed by Ohio Teen’s Caffeine Overdose

July 2, 2014 by

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LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio coroner says he was perplexed by a healthy high school student’s death until testing of a white powdery substance found at his home came back as caffeine. Logan Stiner was a senior at Keystone High School in LaGrange, southwest of Cleveland. He died suddenly at home on May […]

Peanut allergy kills teen despite epinephrine injections

July 31, 2013 by

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Elizabeth Landau, CNN Friday was the last night at summer camp for Natalie Giorgi. The 13-year-old took a bite of a dessert but spit it out because something didn’t seem right. Later that evening, she was pronounced dead. Natalie died of a severe allergic reaction to peanut butter, CNN affiliate KXTV reported. Her sudden death […]

1 In 5 People Infected With Listeria Die, Report Says

June 11, 2013 by

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In the last few years, as many as one in five people infected with Listeria died as a result of their infection. The shocking figure comes from a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “Listeria strikes hard at pregnant women, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems,” said CDC […]

Mushroom Poisoning At Northern California Nursing Home Kills Fourth Person

November 28, 2012 by

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LOOMIS, Calif. — A fourth person has died from eating a soup made with poisonous mushrooms earlier this month at senior care facility in Northern California, authorities said Tuesday. The Placer County Sheriff’s Department identified the woman as Dorothy Mary Hart, 92. Three others at the six-bed Gold Age Villa care facility in Loomis died […]

Tuna factory death: Bumble Bee Foods says product was not contaminated after tragic accident

October 18, 2012 by

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Bumble Bee Foods operating in Santa Fe Springs, California, released a statement October 15 saying its tuna products were not compromised after the death of one of its workers. An employee was found cooked to death in the company’s “steamer machine;” the death halted production at Bumble Bee Foods October 13 to allow for a […]