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Listeriosis Infections Are Not Common, But Can Be Deadly

According to the CDC, approximately 1,600 people contract listeriosis each year from eating contaminated food and around 260 of them die from the infection.

Helicopter rescues climbers from near Mount Rainier summit

A helicopter crew rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak in Washington.

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities

As stand-up electric scooters have rolled into more than 100 cities worldwide, many of the people riding them are ending up in the emergency room.

Topeka Zoo: Protocols weren't followed before tiger attack

A veteran zookeeper didn't follow procedures for handling potentially dangerous animals in April when she was attacked at the Topeka Zoo by a tiger.

Mass shootings in the workplace are rare and puzzling

While workplace shootings remain rare, they resonate among Americans who worry they might become an aggrieved co-worker's next victim.

Why We Need an App with Real-Time Info on Hazardous Conditions

Developing a mobile app to provide real-time info for potentially hazardous or lethal situations could prove very useful.

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days

An investigation is underway in the Dominican Republic, after three U.S. citizens were found dead in a resort in La Romana at the end of May.

What Prevents People from Getting Regular Immunizations?

As parents exempt their children from immunizations, we may face more outbreaks and the resurgence of diseases that we haven’t seen in many years.

Survivor who crossed path with gunman thought it was a drill

Virginia Beach government employee Ned Carlstrom crossed paths with the gunman three times during the shooting – and survived.

Parents Decry Actions Of Man Who Threw Boy From Mall Balcony

The parents of a 5-year-old boy who survived being thrown from a third-floor balcony decried the assailant's actions as "evil" while saying they forgive him.