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Michigan farm recalls shell eggs because of Salmonella
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Michigan farm recalls shell eggs because of Salmonella

A poultry farm in Michigan is reportedly recalling shell eggs in eight counties because they may be contaminated with Salmonella enteriditis, which was found at the farm during an outbreak investigation. As of Monday night it was not known if the recalled eggs have white or brown shells. Photo illustration Neither the state agriculture department...

August 16, 2017August 16, 2017by
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Prep it and Set it — A Rotisserie for the Home Cook

Product reviewed: Ronco 5250 Series EZ-Store™ Rotisserie When I was a younger lass, I remember seeing commercials for the Ronco Rotisserie, and I always dreamed of owning one of my own. I actually asked my parents for one before moving into my college dorm because I thought it would be a great device to cook...

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Donation Decisions Laden With History Of Racism

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to download. African-Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia at higher rates than whites, yet they are less likely to take part in research. That has created a vexing challenge for scientists, who are trying to persuade more blacks to participate in studies — while they...

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Number Of Dialysis Patients In California Surges

The number of Californians who are getting care at dialysis centers has jumped in recent years — but not because kidney disease is more prevalent. The reason is that people are living longer with end-stage renal disease, said Anjay Rastogi, a professor of nephrology at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. The number of new cases...

August 16, 2017August 16, 2017by
A Dietary Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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A Dietary Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, episodic intestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. It affects 1 in 7 Americans, although most go undiagnosed. IBS can have a substantial impact on well-being and health, but doctors underestimate the impact the disease can have, particularly the pain and discomfort. Using some measures,...

August 16, 2017August 16, 2017by
Why nutrition science is so confusing. [Infographic] 9 reasons eating well isn’t as straightforward as we’d like it to be.
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Why nutrition science is so confusing. [Infographic] 9 reasons eating well isn’t as straightforward as we’d like it to be.

From a certain perspective, nutrition science can seem like a mess. From another, it illustrates the very nature (and beauty) of the scientific process. Here we’ll explain why nutrition science is so confusing at times. We’ll also explain why, in the grand scheme of things, that’s okay. ++++ I recently participated in a health and fitness...

August 16, 2017August 16, 2017by
GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers
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GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers

A gluten-free recommendation from Georgi Page-Smith, who reports on GF products for THE NIBBLE. One of the perks of my gluten-free lifestyle is the license I give myself to eat limitless quantities of cheese. Years ago I indulged my cheese cravings with perhaps the best cheese crackers ever to exist (including Cheez-Its): Gluten Free Cheddar...

August 16, 2017August 16, 2017by
Texas investigates brucellosis, warns against K-Bar raw milk
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Texas investigates brucellosis, warns against K-Bar raw milk

Texas officials say all raw milk and other unpasteurized products from K-Bar Dairy should not be consumed and should immediately be discarded because the dairy has been linked to an antibiotic-resistant strain of Brucella bacteria that has hospitalized at least one person. “At this time, it is uncertain how long Brucella (bacteria) may have been...

August 15, 2017August 15, 2017by
Be Healthier at Work by Breaking These Habits
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Be Healthier at Work by Breaking These Habits

Many of us spend the majority of the work day sitting at a desk. Over time, it can be easy to slip into an increasingly sedentary and perhaps not-so-healthy daily routine. Here are some quick fixes and adjustments to your daily work habits to help you get back on track!  Stop Sitting All Day Here are...

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