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The people getting sick say they got their turkey from different places in different products. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading has been identified in samples from raw turkey pet food in Minnesota, from raw turkey products from 19 slaughter and six processing establishments, and from live turkeys from several states.
  • Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday

    Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday

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    Stop by participating Fancy Franks locations in Canada to get a free hotdog today from noon to 5pm. Get a free hot dog July 18 with DogHaus app download . Free pretzel dog for the first 100 customers. If you're not in on chili dogs... we might have to end this relationship. Wienerschnitzel : Get five Original Chili Dogs for $5 at participating locations Wednesday.
  • Additional Highland Park Mosquitos Test Positive for West Nile Virus

    Additional Highland Park Mosquitos Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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    If it rains, the spraying may move to Wednesday. The county's health board announced on Friday that it had caught the insects in the city of Tucker, specifically on the southeastern side of town. In addition, he recommended keeping property free of any standing water mosquitoes could breed in. "Children and the elderly are more susceptible should they contract West Nile virus to having more severe symptoms".
  • Nevada ranks as 9th worst state to retire

    Nevada ranks as 9th worst state to retire

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    If you're thinking about retirement - or just dreaming about it - you might be wondering where you should land. In a roundup of the best and worst states to retire to in the U.S., Bankrate analyzed a variety of metrics, including cost of living, crime, culture, health care quality, and weather.
  • Little Known Sex Disease 'Could Become Full Blown Superbug'

    Little Known Sex Disease 'Could Become Full Blown Superbug'

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    To raise awareness of the STI, the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) has launched draft guidelines for the treatment and diagnosis of MG, which recommend a specific diagnostic test. The confusion and a lack of test kits means it is being treated with incorrect drug doses - building up antibiotic resistance which could see it soon become untreatable.
  • First sign of West Nile Virus this season found in Windsor

    First sign of West Nile Virus this season found in Windsor

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    Mosquitoes may bite through thin clothing, so spraying clothes with repellent containing permethrin or another EPA-registered repellent will give extra protection. This is also called West Nile encephalitis or meningitis. Take extra care during peak mosquito biting hours. Mosquitoes contract the virus when they feed on infected birds, then spread the virus when the mosquitoes seek other hosts to bite.
  • Does Roundup cause cancer? Patient’s case against Monsanto goes to trial

    Does Roundup cause cancer? Patient’s case against Monsanto goes to trial

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    The decision by U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco followed years of litigation and weeks of hearings about the contentious science around the safety of glyphosate. "The best study of human beings who, like Mr. Johnson, are licensed pesticide applicators, concludes that glyphosate has no association with non-Hodgkin lymphoma".
  • J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

    J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

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    As the verdict was read in court, the first eight of 22 plaintiffs were each awarded US$25-million - and damages were still being announced for the other 14 plaintiffs. The verdict is the largest J&J has faced to date over allegations that its talc-based products cause cancer. A separate but related set of lawsuits suggest Johnson & Johnson's powder is contaminated with asbestos.
  • 'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

    'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

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    Popular children's cereal Honey Smacks has been linked to a massive salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people. "The FDA has learned that some retailers are still selling this product". Health officials said people get sick from Salmonella 12 to 72 hours after ingesting the germ, and experience diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps.
  • UAE recalls some hypertension medicines over cancer fears

    UAE recalls some hypertension medicines over cancer fears

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    An unexpected impurity has been found in the active ingredient used to make some valsartan medicines. "We continue to undertake an urgent review of all these products that may pose a low risk to public health". Five companies sell drugs containing valsartan in Canada, including Sanis, Sandoz and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Diovan is widely used to treat hypertension and all its related pharmaceutical products in the UAE and the rest of the world are safe to use.
  • Multivitamins ‘won’t prevent heart disease deaths or strokes’

    Multivitamins ‘won’t prevent heart disease deaths or strokes’

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    Researchers found no link between taking multivitamin and mineral supplements and a lower risk of death from cardiovascular diseases . Americans routinely ignore this advice and gobble up supplements. A strength of the new study is that it includes clinical trials, the findings of which are generally more reliable than population studies that rely heavily on data provided by participants, said Dr.
  • Babies who started solids slept better

    Babies who started solids slept better

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    Offer your baby solid food that helps them to sleep longer and wake for less time, the new study suggested the mothers '. Others are more cautious of the new findings such as Atlanta-based pediatrician Dr. The early group also slept about 17 minutes longer per day and awoke less frequently throughout the night. They also found these benefits were long lasting - with the babies who had started eating earlier still sleeping better at one year of age.