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Newly discovered tick-borne ‘Bourbon virus’ responsible for the death of Kansas man: CDC

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the death of a Kansas man over the summer was caused by an incurable ailment called the “Bourbon virus,” KSHB reports. John Seested of Fort Scott, Kansas died over the summer from organ failure after he was bitten by a...

Five Dead, 21 Hospitalized, After Eating Tainted Caramel Apples

Five people are dead and 21 hospitalized after consuming tainted pre-packaged caramel apples. The 28 people, in 10 states, were infected with listeria after eating the caramel apples. According to the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention, they are collaborating with public health officials in several states and with the U.S. Show More Summary

Caramel Apple Recall: What You Need to Know About Listeria

3 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting that at least 28 people in 10 states have been infected with Listeria monocytogenes, a bug that causes flu-like symptoms and is particularly dangerous to children and the elderly. While...Show More Summary

Caramel Apples Have Been Linked to Four Deaths in a Listeria Outbreak

Twenty-eight people in ten states have fallen ill. As part of a "rapidly evolving" investigation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has taken the rare step of advising people to avoid a specific kind of food altogether until the organization learns more about a recent outbreak of illness. Show More Summary

Caramel Apple Deaths: Listeria Outbreak Spreads To 10 States

Caramel apples are blamed for causing five deaths in the last three months. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said dozens of people were sickened after eating prepackaged caramel apples. CDC officials believe the commercially produced treats are contaminated with Listeria. Show More Summary

Five dead from listeria linked to caramel apples

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Five people have died and 21 more have been hospitalized after they were infected with listeria linked to prepackaged caramel apples, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.In all, 28 people in 10 states were infected in October and November by the bacterium, which causes listeriosis, a life-threatening illness. Show More Summary

Caramel apples linked to listeria outbreak and five deaths

Packaged caramel apples have been linked to five deaths and 26 illnesses in multiple states, including California, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Friday. 

Christmas Biggest Day For Fatal Heart Attacks

The second biggest day is December 26, followed by January 1. According to the Centers for Disease Control, high blood pressure affects one in three Americans. Add on chronic stress, and experts say there’s a reason that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. “You can have it and have virtually no symptoms and [...]

Caramel apples linked to listeria outbreak and five deaths

Packaged caramel apples have been linked to five deaths and 26 illnesses in multiple states, including California, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Friday. 

CDC: 5 Deaths, 28 Illnesses in Multi-State Listeria Outbreak Linked to Caramel Apples

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s outbreak report posted Friday, a total of 28 people infected with the outbreak strains of Listeria monocytogenes and five deaths have been reported in connection with commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples. Show More Summary

Donald Duck promoting birth control? Sex ed history

3 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Collector's Weekly presents Slut Shaming, Eugenics and Donald Duck: The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies, exploring the strange, often awkward and puritanical history of education about birth control and disease prevention through the years. Read the rest

Walmart Working on New Safety Protocols for Poultry Suppliers

Walmart and Sam’s Club are apparently leaving it to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to talk about the actual food-safety problem the corporation is now out to solve. On Thursday, the giant Arkansas-based retailer issued a statement about “enhanced poultry safety measures” it plans to implement. “The new guidelines are in... Continue Reading

Caramel Apples Linked to Multi-State Listeria Outbreak

The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a multi-state outbreak of Listeriosis linked to eating caramel apples. Four people in Minnesota have become ill as part of this outbreak. All were hospitalized, and two died.... Continue Reading

Tomatoes – Baking Soda vs. Fungus

Q: Will a baking soda spray help to discourage fungal disease on tomato plants? A: It might….and it might not. Researchers have worked for several years the use of various bicarbonates to control fungi. Some results have been positive, others not so much. If you want to experiment, use commercial products sold online like Armicarb, […]

New Recommendations on Treatment and Prevention in Persons with HIV

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and five non-governmental CDC partner organizations, published...Show More Summary

These are the jobs with the highest and lowest obesity rates

If cops want to shed that "donut lover" image, this won't do them any favors. The Wall Street Journal has compiled data on the occupations with the highest and lowest obesity rates, defined by the Centers for Disease Control as a Body...Show More Summary

Millennials and Social Media: Engaging, Mobilizing, and Learning for HIV Outreach

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 50,000 Americans are newly infected with HIV each year. Of those, one in four (26%) is 13-24 years old. In 2012, the highest rate of new diagnoses of HIV infection occurred among people aged 20–24 years. In response to these rates, government agencies, youth-focused...

How Much Fruit And Vegetables To Prevent Heart Disease?

Being the leading cause of death in the United States and around the world, heart disease is responsible for more than 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States, as indicated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fruit and vegetables have a protective effect against disease as they contained antioxidants that repair damage to cells. Show More Summary

Post Mortem: Funeral Directors Share Morbid Stories About Death During the Holidays

?We're in the thick of the the holiday season, and many articles will no doubt be written once again about the alleged spike in suicides during this time of year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, that's ?a myth. However, there actually is an annual uptick in non-suicide deaths starting on Thanksgiving and running through December. Show More Summary

Flu Shot Tops Santa's Nice List

espite the recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that the flu vaccine is not effective against certain active strains, Jorge Parada, MD, infectious disease specialist at Loyola University Health System urges everyone to still get vaccinated. Show More Summary

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