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CFIA advisory issued after Fredericton woman finds poisonous beetle in spinach

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a consumer advisory after several reports across the country of poisonous beetles inside bags of salad.<p>A …

Insects

Disaster Relief in Three Dimensions

Throughout history, technological breakthroughs have been accompanied by narrow parameters for application, concerned with solving the problems at …

Wearable air quality sensor provides real-time data, contributes to crowdsourced map

<b>This personal sensor tracks environmental factors that can affect your health, and enables users to become citizen scientists in the quest for better</b> …

Preventing Zoonotic Disease: Roundworms, Hookworms and Tapeworms

iStockphoto<p>Picking up and disposing your pet's waste is one way to help prevent the spread of zoonotic disease.<p>As the number of pets in the United …

Pets

The Hidden Health Dangers of Eating CAFO Chicken

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Despite the well-documented health and environmental hazards, most consumers are still unaware that well over 90 percent of all chicken …

South Korea Struggles To Contain Deadly MERS Virus' Spread

A deadly virus with no known cure — Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS — has infected 13 people in South Korea since mid-May. The fast spread of the disease, from the first case confirmed on May 20 to more than a dozen by Saturday, is prompting criticism of health officials for not moving …

Anthrax mistakenly shipped worldwide: 5 things to know about the deadly bacteria

The US military has discovered more suspected shipments of live anthrax than previously thought and has ordered a probe on laboratory practices that …

E. coli O55 in Dorset: Two further cases confirmed

<b>Two new cases of an E. coli infection in Dorset have been confirmed.</b><p>Public Health England (PHE) said they were from the same family as two children being treated in hospital for serious kidney problems following E. coli O55.<p>PHE has informed schools and workplaces linked to the household. Results on …

Norovirus bug closes Claymore Hotel in Arrochar

<b>A hotel in Arrochar has had to close for deep cleaning this weekend after an outbreak of norovirus.</b><p>The bug struck the Claymore Hotel in the picturesque Argyll and Bute village on Thursday.<p>Fourteen of the hotel's guests were affected, all of whom were elderly.<p>The affected guests, who were on a bus …