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Doctors suspect Michigan cat hoarder’s liver cancer caused by fecal matter

A cat hoarder with terminal liver cancer who was admitted to hospice care this week likely caused his condition, or at least made it much worse, with exposure to feline fecal matter, physicians told a CBS News affiliate in Michigan on Wednesday. The 60-year-old man’s home in Pleasant Lake was…

Chinese clinic infected dozens with hepatitis C

A clinic in China’s Liaoning province is suspected of infecting dozens of patients with the liver disease hepatitis C. According to the BBC, some 120 patients have been screened for exposure, 95 of whom are now hospitalized and believed to be infected. The Chinese news agency Xinhua reported that police…

Cancer-causing toxin discovered in Chinese cooking oil

Chinese authorities have recalled cooking oil products made by three companies after finding they contained the same type of cancer-causing toxin recently found in milk, state media said Thursday. A product safety watchdog in the southern province of Guangdong suspended operations at plants owned by the firms, which made oil containing excessive levels of…

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