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'Widespread' Salmonella Outbreak from Raw Chicken Sickens 92 People in 29 Sta...
18 Oct 2018 at 5:33pm
'Widespread' Salmonella Outbreak from Raw Chicken Sickens 92 People in 29 States
Multiple people have reported salmonella illness after eating chicken products, but the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has not been able to name a specific brand associated with the outbreak. The CDC reported on Wednesday that 92 people ...
29 states hit by outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella linked to raw chickenHealio
What Is Drug-Resistant Salmonella? Here's How to Protect Yo...
Memes lead to teenage obesity, lawmakers told - CNN
18 Oct 2018 at 5:29pm
Memes lead to teenage obesity, lawmakers told
(CNN) It's been a bad few weeks for memes. In mid-September the European Parliament passed a new copyright law that some have dubbed a "meme ban." Then Sweden's advertising watchdog ruled that the popular "distracted boyfriend" meme is sexist.
One does not simply share memes: Researchers sound alarm over habits they can normalizeKXXV News Channel 25
Memes lead to teenage obesity, UK doctors warnAtlanta Journal Constitution
Fatphobic Letter Infor...
These countries may soon have the highest life expectancies - CBS News
18 Oct 2018 at 1:36pm
These countries may soon have the highest life expectancies
New research forecasts future life expectancies in 195 countries and territories around the world, and the results for the United States are pretty grim. In 2016, the U.S. ranked 43rd in the world, with an average lifespan of 78.7 years. By 2040 ...
Why life expectancy in 2040 could be lower than it is todayFox News
How healthy will we be in 2040?Medical Xpress
Spain leads in global life expectancy; US continues to to sli...
Here's everything you need to know about the 2018 flu shot and season - India...
18 Oct 2018 at 12:26pm
Here's everything you need to know about the 2018 flu shot and season
Typically the headlines about flu at this time of year focus on prodding people to get their annual flu shots. But this week another flu story dominated the news: The death of a Florida child from the flu who had no known underlying health conditions ...
Will upcoming flu season be as deadly as last year? Clinic Saturday in west ModestoModesto Bee
More than half of parents in the US think the ...
?Poliolike? Childhood Muscle-Weakening Disease Reappears - Scientific American
18 Oct 2018 at 7:00am
?Poliolike? Childhood Muscle-Weakening Disease Reappears
A poliolike condition that left more than 100 children in the U.S. at least partially paralyzed in 2014 is back, and not much more is known this time around, officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say. The CDC is not ruling ...
Two Massachusetts children contracted rare muscle-weakness syndrome this yearThe Boston Globe
What parents should know about the polio-like paralyzin...