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McDonald’s Stops Selling Salads at 3,000 Locations Due to Possible Cyclospora Parasite Contamination

Update: Finally, we have some answers! As SELF wrote yesterday, romaine lettuce in Fresh Express salads and wraps sold at stores like Trader Joe's and Walgreens has been recalled for possible cyclospora contamination. And the McDonald's salads contained the same recalled Fresh Express lettuce mixes, according to an update from the FDA. To figure this […]

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Most Young People Have No Idea When Fertility Begins To Decline

The number of children born in the U.S. continues to drop, confounding researchers and alarming those who worry about political and economic stability. Growing data points to economic and social forces ― from financial instability and precarious work-life balance to the lack of affordable childcare and other forms of material support for parents in the U.S. ― as a major […]

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Tokyo Medical School Allegedly Gave Women Lower Scores To Give More Spots To Men

A prestigious Japanese medical university allegedly doctored female applicants’ entrance exam scores for years because school officials believed that once women get married or have children they are less dependable workers than men.  The Yomiuri Shimbun, one of Japan’s largest daily newspapers, published a groundbreaking report Thursday that accused Tokyo Medical University of deducting points […]