CDC blames MDR Campylobacter outbreak on pet-store puppy exposure –...

CIDRAPThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released further details today on an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni linked to puppies bought from pet stores. The outbreak, which began in January 2016, affected a total of ...Your Puppy...

Ecstasy Turns Antisocial Octopuses Into Lovestruck Cuddle Buddies—Just Like Us...

SmithsonianIt sounds like the start of a bad party joke: What do you get when you mix two octopuses, a Star Wars action figure and ecstasy? But a recent experiment did just that, and it revealed that at a neuromolecular...

Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter Outbreak Linked to Pet Store Puppies – Monthly...

Monthly Prescribing ReferencePuppies sold at pet stores were the source of a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni infections in humans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the source following a joint investigation with local ...Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter...

Harris County reports Texas’ first West Nile virus death of...

KPRC Click2HoustonHOUSTON - Texas' first death associated with the West Nile virus this year happened in Harris County, officials announced Thursday. Officials at Harris County Public Health said the identity of the 45- to 54-year-old southwest Harris County man will...

Flea, tick pills can cause nerve reactions in pets, FDA...

NBCNews.comChewable products that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The FDA issued an alert to owners and ...FDA...

This Ivy League food scientist was a media darling. He...

Washington PostA Cornell professor whose buzzy and accessible food studies made him a media darling has submitted his resignation, the school said Thursday, a dramatic fall for a scholar whose work increasingly came under question in recent years. The university...

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Jump in Sioux Falls – U.S. News...

U.S. News & World ReportSouth Dakota health officials are investigating a jump in the number of Legionnaires' disease cases in Sioux Falls. Sept. 20, 2018, at 4:12 p.m.. Legionnaires' Disease Cases Jump in Sioux Falls. Share. ×. Share on Facebook...

Octopuses Got High on MDMA. For Science – Rolling Stone

Rolling StoneJohns Hopkins researchers got octopuses high on MDMA, and their findings might lead to a deeper understanding of social interaction — not just in the fascinating cephalopods, but in humans, too. In a new study published Thursday in the...

Opioid Overdose Crisis May Have Begun Decades Ago – HealthDay

HealthDayBy Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The opioid epidemic has been front-page news for a few years now, with rising overdose deaths driving an overall decrease in Americans' average life expectancy.Cocaine, Meth, Opioids All...

Your Puppy Can Make You Very Sick: CDC – HealthDay

HealthDayBy Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter. THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Puppies can be cute and cuddly, but they also carry germs that might make you very sick, a new government report warns. An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant ...Puppies to...

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