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Are fresh vegetables always the best choice? Usually, but not for hundreds of Del Monte customers who recently purchased the company’s pre-packaged vegetable trays. So far, customers in 4 different states have been infected by the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis,...
Ever wonder why some people’s hands shake involuntarily? Maybe that’s you—but you’re not alone. Every day, as many as 10 million Americans suffer from something called essential tremor (or chronic hand tremors), says the U.S. National Library of Medicine....
When men start experiencing symptoms of heart disease, many just ignore it. But when they have problems downstairs with erectile dysfunction (ED), they’re much quicker to see a doctor. New research says that could be a good thing—since the...
Staring at a digital screen all day can take a toll on your eyes. Regular computer users have long complained of headaches, fatigue, and dry eyes due to strain. But many would like to know how high are the...
Pet-lovers everywhere know there are risks involved with having pets. What they don’t expect is that a harmless lick or a dog bite could turn deadly. However, two dangerous cases in Wisconsin have recently spiked awareness for Capnocytophaga, a rare...
Diabetes is a huge problem for Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 30 million Americans are dealing with the condition. Many more are unknowingly close due to preventable lifestyle habits. Even worse,...
As Independence Day approaches, popular foods that celebrate our nation's history, as well as colors, come to mind. Regardless of the Fourth of July holiday falling mid-week this year, these classic American foods will impress your family and friends...
As I watch television, there is an endless amount of coverage about our massive immigration issues. The latest controversy of separating families at the border brings up many feelings about my own life. I was separated from my parents at a...
A Lyme disease vaccine? Yes, please. Lyme disease treatment could get simpler thanks to a new vaccine that is on its way. While nobody likes ticks, the infection is becoming increasingly common in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and...
At least 10 people have died from the deadly Nipah virus in India recently, according to a report published by Time. The report also states that 9 more have tested positive for the infection. The Nipah virus is a deadly disease...