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Health Highlights: May 8, 2017

Last Updated: May 08, 2017.

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Waffles and French Toast Recalled

Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast slices have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination, Pinnacle Foods Inc. says.

The recall also includes Aunt Jemima French Toast and Sausage and Hungry Man Selects Chicken and Waffles.

The recalled products are being removed from store shelves. Consumers with the products should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, call Pinnacle Foods at 1-888-299-7646.

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. It can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

To date, no illnesses linked with the recalled products have been reported, according to Pinnacle Foods.

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Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke

Country music icon Loretta Lynn suffered a stroke last week and has postponed her upcoming shows, a post on her official website says.

The 85-year-old singer-songwriter suffered the stroke Thursday evening at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., the Los Angeles Times reported.

Lynn is expected to make a full recovery, according to the post.

Earlier this year, Lynn announced she'll release a new studio album in August.


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