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Long after the painful stomach cramps and bloody diarrhea associated with tainted food are over, many people suffer long-term health effects, mostly unrecognized, that are the result of food-borne pathogens. These lingering effects -- premature death,...
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Today, Rothstein and Ali look for causes of the achievement gap. Previously, they debated whether it's worth trying to close the gap and assessed the value of the No Child Left Behind Act. Later in the week, they'll discuss reforms to boost students'...
Times Staff WriterAre all E. coli strains capable of making us sick? Only some, says microbiologist Alison O'Brien of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. Many types of E. coli reside in animal guts, including ours. We coexist with our...
Times Staff WriterAll Susan Leydon has to do is stick her head outside and take a deep breath of sea air. She can tell if her 10-year-old son is about to get sick. If she coughs or feels a tickle in the back of her throat, she lays down the law: No playing on the beach....
The Korea Herald, Seoul / Asia News NetworkSEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) -- A rise in temperature and sunny weather are forecast for this weekend, raising expectations for one last spring trip out of the city. Health authorities, however, warned Thursday of the growing risk of harmful bacteria,...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewInvestigators are still trying to determine how a prominent UPMC doctor ingested an apparently lethal dose of cyanide before collapsing at her home last month. "It's not a natural death, that's all I know," said Dr. Karl Williams, the Allegheny County...
Local restaurant inspections are easily accessible online, but school cafeteria inspections are handled a bit differently. Inspections are done by the same inspectors from the State Inspection Program who complete restaurant inspections. The same...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A couple and an 11-year-old boy died in what is believed to be a case of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, authorities in Flint said Tuesday. The three were found unconscious in their home about 6 a.m. Christmas Day, police...
PIX11.comDr. Bruce Ruck from the NJ Poison Center at UMDNJ was here with what people need to know to protect themselves against carbon monoxide poisoning in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. For more information, visit www.umdnj.edu.
Even if you don’t have blatantly poisoning items lying around your house, that doesn’t mean that your house is poison-free. In fact, poisonings may be more frequent that you would imagine on first thought. In 2010, there were 2,582...
During this election cycle, it is increasingly popular in some circles to condemn government as wasteful, inefficient and incompetent. While there are thousands of federal, state and local government programs, each with its own index of success or...
Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
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