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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak was likely caused by cow poop...
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It's now been some time since the growing season for romaine lettuce in the Yuma, Arizona, region came to a close, and it was a pretty interesting year for farmers in the area. In May, tainted lettuce claimed dozens of victims, and by the time things
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 04:19 UTC
US invaded by savage tick that sucks animals dry, spawns without mating...
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Eight states reporting the little suckers. No evidence they're carrying disease—yet. The tick, the Asian longhorned tick (or Haemaphysalis longicornis), has the potential to transmit an assortment of nasty diseases to humans, including an emerging virus that kills up to 30 percent of victims.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 02:40 UTC
5 things to about the new species of tick in the U.S....
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A tick species that's native to Asia has now spread to the United States, and it's popping up in numerous places along the East Coast
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 16:10 UTC
The sun should not set twice before hip fracture repair...
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Optimal timing to reduce mortality after hip surgery in medically stable older patients is on the day of admission or the following day, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:32 UTC
Rat lungworm infects 12 across U.S., CDC finds...
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The parasite lives in rats and is spread by snails as they crawl on garden vegetables spread have infected 30 people across the mainland U.S. and Hawaii, the CDC says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-02 18:33 UTC
79 people sickened from salmonella tied to Hy-Vee pasta salad, CDC says...
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The recalled pasta salad was sold in Hy-Vee grocery stores in eight different states
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-02 18:29 UTC
#HealthBytes: 5 Indian dinner options that help in weight-loss...
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Fasting or eating less are unhealthy weight-loss methods. On the contrary, one should have three daily healthy meals, even while attempting to lose weight. Dinner is one such vital meal, and options that are lightweight, easily-digestible, and health boosters, should be prioritized for weight-loss.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-02 13:10 UTC
Dunkin' Donuts announces first gluten-free product...
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A larger portion of America's population can say they run on Dunkin's.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-02 01:11 UTC
Patient who had been in Congo tests negative for Ebola virus...
Colorado health officials says a patient who became ill after visiting the Congo has tested negative for the Ebola virus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-30 17:09 UTC
Salmonella recalls: Everything that's been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination...
Be sure to throw away these foods that have been potentially contaminated by Salmonella.
By lovenpeace on 2018-07-26 05:54 UTC
Woman suffers severe burns after brushing against poison parsnip...
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ESSEX, Vt. — A woman was left with severe burns and blisters on her legs after encountering an invasive species of plant in Vermont. Charlotte Murphy says she developed painful blisters overnight after brushing against poison parsnip. Murphy says th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-19 01:35 UTC
CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to McDonald's salads...
CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections associated with consumption of McDonald's salads.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-16 15:20 UTC
McDonald's Salad Pulled From 3,000 Stores Due To Possible Fecal Parasite...
A multistate clyclospora outbreak was linked to consumption of McDonald's salad. In response, the fast-food chain pulled out the said food item from its 3,000 stores to help contain the outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 18:51 UTC
FDA Recalls Common High Blood Pressure Drug With Valsartan Due To Cancer-Causing Ingredient...
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FDA announced a voluntary recall of common heart drug with active ingredient valsartan. The announcement was made a week after 22 countries had conducted their separate recalls of the same valsartan products.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-14 17:21 UTC
#HealthBytes: 5 commonly-believed health myths which are completely false...
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Seeking and sticking to diet is a great idea, but notably, not all food advice is good advice. Some 'facts' should be taken with a pinch of salt. Additionally, it's advisable to consult a trusted di
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-10 17:28 UTC
Parasite In Del Monte Vegetables Sickens More Than 200 People: Symptoms Of Cyclosporiasis To Watch Out For...
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Experts suspect that there could be more cases of cyclosporiasis linked to Del Monte vegetable trays since signs of infection may emerge a week after eating contaminated food. What are the symptoms of the parasitic illness?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 14:36 UTC
Crab meat from Venezuela found linked to 9 cases of Vibrio in Maryland...
A warning this weekend for those who like their seafood fix. Health officials say people are getting dangerously ill from some kinds of packaged crab meat.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 22:49 UTC
Red meat allergy transmitted by lone star ticks on the rise...
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By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-05 14:56 UTC
Massachusetts reports 1st West Nile virus positive mosquito...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts health officials say they have detected the first case of West Nile virus in mosquitoes in the state this year. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said in an announcement Tuesday the Massachusetts State Public
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 18:55 UTC
Modified polio virus may increase survival from brain cancer...
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An ancient scourge -- the polio virus -- may be an unexpected friend to people battling one of the deadliest brain cancers, new research shows.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 18:51 UTC
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