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firstname.lastname@example.orgFORDLAND, Mo. - You have heard of it before. It is called MRSA - a staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. It is spread by skin-to-skin contact. You can catch it by shaking hands, sharing towels or razors and even hitting the gym....
Tags: MRSA, Hospitals and Clinics
It is that time of the year again, when the extreme summer heat drives most of us indoors — as well as batty. If you happen to be one of those rarified few that are hardly bothered by the heat and actually relish in its presence, then consider...
Tags: Fatigue, Heat Stroke, Symptoms, Physical Conditions
Los Angeles TimesTo hear Republicans -- and some Democrats -- in Congress talk, you'd think food-stamp dollars just disappear into a black hole. The prevailing debate in the Senate and House versions of the farm bill, which contains funding for food stamps (the...
You're in a tavern after work or at a party on the weekend. You've had a few drinks. You didn't pick a designated driver. What do you do? If you're a responsible motorist, you start calculating. How many drinks have I had? Am I over the blood alcohol...
Consumers are advised not to eat Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries sold through Costco stores as they may be linked to a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections, the California Department of Public Health said Friday. To...
The school health clerk took a comb and pointed to the near-microscopic bugs crawling up and down my daughters' scalps. I cringed. Then she checked my head for the pesky parasites. I held my breath. We had lice. Lots and lots of lice. My youngest...
While many doctors urge patients to curb their sodium intake for better health, the processed food and restaurant industries continue to spike products with large amounts of sodium, according to a recent study. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans in...
Bits and pieces of "biological dirt" from inside people's colons are being left on three in 20 of the instruments inserted in people's rectums to examine their lower digestive tract, according to a study at five hospitals nationwide. "Three out of 20 is...
This is the second article in a two-part series investigating road blocks researchers encounter when trying to study avian botulism. During the summer and fall of 2012, more than 1,500 documented loons washed ashore in northern Lake Michigan, dead from...
A bipartisan bill introduced in the House calls for a review of state laws that criminalize behavior by people with HIV, including many laws that seem anachronistic or inappropriate given what has been learned during the last three decades about the...
An attorney for the porn actor "Mr. Marcus," who hid the fact he tested positive for syphilis, said his client pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of exposing another to a communicable disease to get out of jail. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
A local charity named in memory of a Weston teen who died of carbon monoxide poisoning raised $10,000 during a recent gala event. Weston-based Janelle's Wishing Well will donate that money to its scholarship fund for students who are interested in a...
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