Check your freezer: 132000 pounds of ground beef recalled due...

CNBCThe Department of Agriculture wants you to check your freezer. A Colorado-based meat producer is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of its ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination, and the USDA is concerned the product could be frozen...

Surgeon denies he was negligent after mistakenly removing woman’s healthy...

New York Daily NewsA surgeon denied claims that he was negligent in response to a patient's lawsuit after he admitted he mistakenly removed her healthy kidney. Dr. Scott Baker and The Surgical Institue of South Dakota admitted patient Dena Knapp's...

Officials confirm one person has died from West Nile in...

KHOU.comHOUSTON - Officials have confirmed the first death this year related to the West Nile virus in Harris County, Texas. The patient was a man between the ages of 45-54 and was from Southwest Harris County. His identity will remain...

Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter Outbreak Emphasizes Need for Antibiotic Stewardship Practices in...

Contagionlive.comPrudent use of antibiotics is recommended to all health care providers to reduce the incidences of drug-resistant infections. Now, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding the public that these practices should also be ...and more...

Popular Keto Low-Carb Diet Could Have Long-Term Consequences, New Studies...

CBS Denver(CBS Local) – The ketogenic diet, commonly known simply as the keto diet, is all the rage these days, but new studies are casting doubt on it's benefits. Sara Seidelmann, a cardiologist and nutrition researcher at Brigham and Women's...

Puppies to blame for drug-resistant infection in 118 people –...

CNN(CNN) From January 2017 through February 2018, puppies sold at six pet store companies led to infections in 118 people in 18 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The cause of illness: Campylobacter, common ...Pet...

Pet Store Puppies Are Linked to Drug-Resistant Infections In People...

TIMEPuppies are cute. But in rare cases, contact with them is putting people at risk of a multidrug-resistant bacterial infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns in a new report. Between January 2016 and February 2018, the...

Stanford cooties study: We live in a cloud of germs...

The Mercury NewsYou'll never walk alone. Enveloping you is a vast menagerie of microbes and other minutia — counted and catalogued for the first time by scientists at the Stanford School of Medicine. The tally is startling: In just one...

4 More Connecticut Residents Contract West Nile Virus – U.S....

U.S. News & World ReportConnecticut health officials say four more state residents have tested positive for West Nile virus, raising the total number of human cases this year to 10. Sept. 20, 2018, at 12:39 p.m.. 4 More Connecticut Residents...

Zika virus targets brain cancer in vaccine study – Fox...

Fox NewsWhile the Zika virus is feared for its ability to severely harm brain development and neurological health, researchers are seeking to use that power in an attempt to target aggressive brain cancer. In a report published Tuesday in the...

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