CBS News — Ritz, Goldfish cracker recalls: What you need to know about salmonella

Recalls of some popular varieties of Ritz and Goldfish crackers have raised concerns about salmonella, one of the most common causes of foodborne illness in the U.S.

Associated Press — Study: Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline

Lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer’s disease, a major study finds.

The New York Times — Cauliflower, kale and carrots may lower breast cancer risk

Eating substantial amounts of fruits and vegetables may lower the risk for breast cancer, a new study has found, and some kinds may be more effective than others.

Miami Herald — Desperate Venezuela HIV patients, unable to get life-saving drugs, try DIY remedies

Venezuela is suffering from a lack of life-saving drugs, including anti-retroviral medication used to keep HIV from turning into full-blown AIDS.

The New York Times — Exercise makes the aging heart more youthful

For lifelong heart health, start exercising early in life and keep exercising often. But even if you have neglected to exercise and are now middle-aged, it is not too late.