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FDA Confirms Salad Mix Responsible For Cyclospora Outbreak
2013-08-03 06:09:11

An FDA investigation has confirmed an Iowa and Nebraska state health concern that bagged salad mix is responsible for a serious cyclosporiasis outbreak that has so far affected 16 states.

2013-07-31 23:22:00

Attorney Bill Marler called on public health agencies to release information about the source of a cyclospora outbreak among residents of 15 states. Seattle,

Stomach Bug Outbreak Affects More Than A Dozen US States
2013-07-31 06:40:39

A stomach illness linked to the parasite Cyclospora has been on the rise in more than a dozen states across the US, with more than 370 reported cases since the end of June, according to a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Monday.

CDC Warns Parasite Outbreak
2013-07-24 15:32:33

CDC officials are warning about potentially tainted produce that may have caused sickness in over 250 people across several US states.

2013-07-24 11:18:04

The main barriers to the access, delivery, and use of interventions that help to prevent malaria in pregnant women are relatively consistent across sub-Saharan African countries and may provide a helpful checklist to identify the factors influencing uptake of these important interventions.

Nearly 50 Individuals Ill In Texas Intestinal Infection Outbreak
2013-07-19 16:18:30

A gastrointestinal infection caused by consuming feces-contaminated food and water has infected four dozen men and women in the state of Texas this week alone.

2013-07-15 23:00:05

Crowdfunding Campaign to Feature Kite™ Mosquito Patch – a Small, Wearable Patch Using Patent-Pending Compounds Providing Up to 48 Hours of Protection Against Mosquitoes Riverside,

Rare Parasite Outbreak In Iowa And Nebraska
2013-07-15 05:09:08

A rare parasite known as Cyclospora derived from fresh vegetables has sickened nearly 80 people. The outbreak has climbed from 35 people to 80 in just a week in Midwestern states. So far, Iowa and Nebraska are the only states reporting problems.


Word of the Day
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  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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