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E. Coli Shuts Down 43 Chipotle Restaurants in Oregon and Washington

Chipotle E Coli

So far a total of 22 customers have come down sick from E. Coli bacteria after eating at Chipotle restaurants in Oregon and Washington states. The company has decided to shut down all 43 of its stores in the areas ...

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Australia To Legalize Medical Marijuana

australia

Sussan Ley, health minister of Australia, announced recently that the Australian government was putting together a licensing plan that would permit the cultivation and the distribution of medical and scientific marijuana. The goal of the plan was to deliver a ...

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Red Wine Controls Type 2 Diabetes?

red wine

According to a new two-year long study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, red wine could help control type 2 diabetes. Iris Shai of Ben Gurion University in Beersheba, Israel. worked with approximately 225 subjects with elevated blood ...

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Have Listeria With Your Caramel Apples This Halloween?

caramel apples

According to a new report published in the journal mBio, wooden sticks poked into caramel-coated apples lets out enough juice to provide a nourishing location for the growth of the Listeria bacteria. In fact, the research team from the University ...

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This Halloween Teal Is The New Orange

halloween

Yes, according to the Food & Allergy Research & Education (FARE) organization, this Halloween teal is the new orange. Halloween is rapidly approaching and for some families food allergies can make the event a very dangerous one. The Teal Pumpkin ...

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Gay, Bisexual Men Have Higher Cancer Risk

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According to a new study published this week in the journal JAMA Dermatology, gay and bisexual men are more at risk for skin cancer or melanoma than heterosexual men. This is because the new data reveals that there is a ...

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California Sets New Rules For Medical Marijuana

medical marijuana

Yesterday California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law California’s first set of complete regulations for medical marijuana. This group of three laws—considered by some as a future framework for the legalization of recreational marijuana–would found a Bureau of Medical Marijuana ...

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FDA’s New Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets Teens With Hip Hop

anti-smoking

Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced their new anti-smoking campaign. The campaign is specifically aimed at minority teenagers. The public service announcements will utilize hip-hop music to encourage minority youth to stop or not even start smoking. ...

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Why Do People Eat Mussels? — ‘The Why’

mussels

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do people eat mussels?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little “Food Channel” but again it beats answering those inquiries about assorted, odd intimate acts.  Seriously? We thought the “Fish-Hook” was just ...

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It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week

mental illness

Since 1990 the first full week of October has been Mental Illness Awareness Week. A mental illness is defined as a condition that affects an individual’s feeling, mood or thinking. It can impact upon the person’s ability to function on ...

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