Health

Bacteria from kitchen towels could lead to food poisoning

Bacteria from kitchen towels could lead to food poisoning

The researchers said the amount of bacteria found on towels was influenced by several factors, including family size and the type of food consumed. "Our study demonstrates that the family composition and hygienic practices in the kitchen affected the microbial load of kitchen towels", ANI news reported Susheela D.


Salmonella has been found in pre-cut melons across supermarkets in Georgia

Salmonella has been found in pre-cut melons across supermarkets in Georgia

If consumers find they purchased or received the products in question, they are advised to not eat the product and to throw the product away. An investigation is underway to determine if additional stores or states were affected. "Ill people reported eating pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or a fruit salad mix with melon". During the 2012 to 2013 season, there were 171 reported deaths, while an average flu season sees about 110.


Trump Administration Court Filing Threatens Coverage for Preexisting Conditions

Trump Administration Court Filing Threatens Coverage for Preexisting Conditions

Texas and other Republican-led states are suing to strike down the entire law because Congress recently repealed a provision that people without health insurance must pay a fine. "Because the mandate is unconstitutional, those. elements must fail as well", he said. The state has been at the forefront in resisting many Trump Administration policies, including on health care and immigration.


Trump’s overhaul of vets care is no quick fix

Trump’s overhaul of vets care is no quick fix

It will allow veterans, with the approval of a VA provider, to see private doctors when they do not receive treatment they expected. The Tallahassee hero says with the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump better equipped the country to serve soldiers like him when they need care.


Syphilis And Gonorrhea Rates Have Risen Within The Past Year In England

Syphilis And Gonorrhea Rates Have Risen Within The Past Year In England

Health officials now fear there could be more cases after recording 44,676 diagnoses of gonorrhoea in 2017 - a 22% increase on the previous year. Gonorrhea infections in OR have tripled since 2012, and OR has also seen increases in the sexually transmitted infections chlamydia and syphilis, matching a national trend.