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  • Five-second food rule has some merit, new study says

    Five-second food rule has some merit, new study says
    The latest on the five-second rule: Food picked up after a few seconds of falling on the floor is less likely to contain bacteria than if it's left there longer.
  • Influenza can kill a healthy child in a matter of days, study finds

    Influenza can kill a healthy child in a matter of days, study finds
    Even healthy children can come down with a case of the flu severe enough to cause death in a matter of days, according to a new report from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, children who were in good health...

    Horrific flesh-rotting drug krokodil may be in Chicago, doctor says

    Horrific flesh-rotting drug krokodil may be in Chicago, doctor says
    More possible cases of the use of krokodil, the flesh-eating drug popular in Russia and Eastern Europe as a cheaper alternative to heroin, have surfaced in the U.S., this time in a Chicago suburb, health officials said.  Dr. Abhin Singla, an internist ...

    Can bacteria use pain to tamp down the immune system?

    Can bacteria use pain to tamp down the immune system?
    Nothing gets our attention like pain. But pain is more than the body’s miniature cattle prod to get us to heed a wound, rest a swollen ankle, or stop eating chili peppers. Pain may be the language between animals and microbes. Far from being a...

    Expiration date nearing on miracle drugs

     Expiration date nearing on miracle drugs
    Beware of magical discoveries: They generally require careful use lest the magic wear off. Even the genie's lamp gave only three wishes. Antibiotics, which at one point were viewed as miracle drugs providing cures for previously fatal illnesses, are...