By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling a half-million bottles of spray-on lotion after reports that a handful of people have caught on fire after applying the product and coming in contact with open flames.
Energizer Holdings Inc.,
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is coming under scrutiny in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about the safety of the nation's drug supply.
The giant health insurance program for seniors long ago flagged compounded drugs produced for the
By DANNY ROBBINSAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Big Tex, the metal cowboy whose slow drawl of "Howdy, folks!" made him an icon of the State Fair of Texas for 60 years, was destroyed Friday when flames engulfed his 52-foot-tall frame.
Some material that made up Big Tex's hands and sleeves
NEW YORK (AP) - Chipotle's stock is taking a big hit from investors worried that years of lightning-fast growth are over.
The burrito maker's stock has fallen more than 13 percent in morning trading and is at its lowest point in more than a year, threatening to end its run as an investor
By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Tough competition in the U.S. and the weakening economy abroad was a double whammy for McDonald's in the third-quarter, sending the burger chain's net income down nearly 4 percent.
McDonald's said it was adjusting some of its plans to
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The country's largest organic peanut processing plant is scrubbing its facilities top to bottom and hopes to get back in production soon after a massive recall of scores of products linked to a salmonella outbreak.
The recall has
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate willing to work with Republicans while GOP challenger Todd Akin repeatedly linked her to the policies of President Barack Obama as they highlighted their differences Thursday night
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The Appleseed Fund is unusual, and not just because of its strict socially-responsible investing mandate.
Just as noteworthy is Appleseed's atypical record. The mutual fund has been one of the best performers over the latest 5-year
DENVER (AP) - Restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter net income rose 20 percent as traffic grew and it opened more stores. But the results fell short of Wall Street expectations and the company's stock fell 13 percent in aftermarket trading.
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.
The match confirms the link between the outbreak and the maker of the steroids,