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Norovirus outbreak linked to oysters a sign of water pollution: peasants

Oysters contaminated with norovirus in British Columbia have become an expensive problem and the issue enlarges a broader failure to keep the oceans clean, says the provincial shellfish cultivation association. Darlene Winterburn, CEO with B.C. Shellfish Growers Association, said that the latest outbreak in spring is likely to take a "significant" toll on the province's industry which is still trying …

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Norovirus outbreak linked to oysters a sign of water pollution: B.C. Soups group

VANCOUVER – Ovoids contaminated with norovirus in British Columbia have become an expensive problem and the issue enlarges a wider failure to keep the oceans clean, says the provincial shellfish cultivation association. Darlene Winterburn, CEO with B.C. Shellfish Growers Association, said that the latest outbreak in spring is likely to take a "significant" toll on the province's industry which is …

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Why has it taken so long to find out what's wrong with our salad?

Photo illustration of Slate. Photos of chuinhao54 / iStock; Nomad_S0ul; iStock. Contaminated romaine salad is guilty of an E. coli eruption that has a disease of 121 people in 25 states and killed at least one unidentified person in California according to the latest announcement from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday. People first began to experience symptoms …

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Could fast food make it harder for you to get pregnant?

Get breaking news and special reports. Women who eat more fast food spend longer and try to get pregnant, while those who eat more fruit are getting faster, researchers reported in Australia on Thursday. There is another result to add evidence that a healthy diet can help make people more healthy. Women who ate fruit less than once a month …

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132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman

The patient, who would be anonymous, reported that the tumor began to grow at a rate of about 10 pounds a week in November. A medical group, including 12 surgeons, removed it for a five-hour procedure February 14 at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, according to Dr Vaagn Andikyan, a gynecologist oncologist for the Western Connecticut Health Network and a leading …

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Los Angeles suits opioid decision makers among addictions "crisis"

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles judges six drug companies, claiming fraudulent and negligent business practices that have contributed to an "opioid abuse crisis" in the city. City lawyer Mike Feuer said Thursday that companies intentionally mislead doctors and patients about the appropriate uses, safety and efficacy of their products. Feuer said that manufacturers reduce the risk of drug abuse …

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What to know about E. Coli after the Romaine salad-related outbreak

Concerns rise in the national outburst of food poisoning from E. Coli who killed a person in California and infected 121 to date according to official data. 52 people have been hospitalized. Interested in E.coli? Add E.coli as interest to keep up to date on the latest news, video and analysis from E.Coli from ABC News. Romain salad grown in …

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Female has 132-pound ovarian cyst removed

The patient, who was not named, had received 10 pounds a week for two months. (Danbury Hospital) A 38-year-old woman is home to recover after surgeons in Connecticut removed a 132-pound ovarian cyst that put on the digestive system. The patient, who was not named, is expected to get full recovery and has since returned to a healthy weight, Fox …

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How to clean, food to avoid, what to wear

Dr. Nathan A. Deckard, Special to Cherry Hill Courier Post Published 3:02 pm. ET May 3, 2018 South Jersey is in bloom and there are allergies. A Cooper University Health Care doctor shares simple steps to help you breathe more easily. (Photo: Reader Submitted.) Spring flowering trees and flowering flowers are a welcome sight after the unusually snowy winter in …

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