E.coli

Minnesota woman dies of same rare E. coli infection that killed her daughter 4 years ago

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Four years ago, Karen Odens buried her 4-year-old daughter. Now, friends and family are mourning the death of Karen, a …

Public Health

Mass. Officials Say E-Coli Found In Drinking Water At Westport Beach

WESTPORT (CBS) – State officials say they found E. coli bacteria in the drinking water at Horseneck Beach in Westport.<p>While the beach is still open, …

Snorkeling

Maine CDC: Norovirus at beach sickened 97

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — Maine state scientists say the highly contagious norovirus sickened nearly 100 people who swam at Woods Pond Beach or had contact with someone who did.<p>The Portland Press Herald reports that the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it found 97 people …

Environmental Health

IISc researchers find cholesterol helps bacterial toxins kill cells

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have found that cholesterol present in cell membrane plays a crucial role in …

India News

Slideshow: Food Dangers You Should Avoid

Environmental Health

The Minnesota Orchestra "Celebrating Mandela at 100"

The Minnesota Orchestra performed "Celebrating Mandela at 100" at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis on Friday, July 20, 2018.

X Games

A call for help, 2,000 miles away: Company helps family of injured Minnesota boy fly home

A Red Wing company flew into action this week to help bring home an injured Lake City boy and his family.WCCO on Tuesday reported the story of the …

Costa Rica

Tips for tackling the grossest parts of your home

Many of us spend our weekends chasing dirt and grime in our homes – vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing and washing. And no matter what we do, we're …

Cleaning

Publisher’s Platforn: 2018 has been an Big, Bad Year for Foodborne Illnesses in the US

First off, yes, 2018 seems to be – and we are just 1/2 way into it – a very Big, Bad year for foodborne illnesses.Second, I am not sure why.It could …

Environmental Health

Mother-of-two, 39, dies from E. coli she contracted caring for her dying toddler four years ago

Mother-of-two, 39, dies from E. coli she contracted caring for her dying toddler four years ago<p><b>Sophia Odens died in February 2014 days after</b> …

Health (UK)

4 years after daughter dies of E. coli, Minnesota mom dies of same infection

A severe bacterial E. coli infection that killed a 4-year-old girl four years ago has now played a role in her mother’s death.<p>Karen Odens died at age …

Child Care

Hospitalised Indian man’s urine turns PURPLE

Hospital patient's urine turns PURPLE in a rare phenomenon caused by his UTI<p><b>The patient, from India, was 'alarmed' by the bizarre colour change in</b> …

Health (UK)

Neuroepithelial control of mucosal inflammation in acute cystitis

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 July 2018<p>Daniel S. C. Butler ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-6717-545X,<br>• Ines Ambite ORCID: …

Google Scholar

Salads from McDonald’s have now sickened 163 people in 10 states, health officials say

More than 160 people have now become ill from a multistate outbreak of parasitic illness traced to McDonald’s salads, federal health officials say.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 163 people across 10 states have been sickened by the cyclospora parasite after eating …

Public Health

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix

The streamer took a dive after its latest report, but it's hard to see a good reason to sell the stock at this point.<p>Shares of <b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) …

Investing

Biogenic, bacteria-powered solar cells can generate electricity even under overcast skies

<i></i>Their cell generated a current stronger than any previously recorded from such a device, and worked as efficiently in dim light as in bright light. …

Solar Panels

How Salmonella Can Wind Up in Your Breakfast Cereal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stepped up its warning in July about Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, even after Kellogg's …

Health

Delaware officials warn of possible water contamination

Public health officials in Delaware are warning some Sussex County residents about potential drinking water contamination.<p>The News Journal of …

Business

86 inmates of Byculla jail fall ill; contamination suspected

Mumbai: A possible contamination in food and water in Byculla jail landed 85 female prisoners, one male inmate, and a four-month-old boy in JJ …

Cholera

Want to be Chicago's next mayor? Make no little plans.

Eight years ago this month, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley was dealing with the aftereffect of storms that ripped through the city. The movie “Transformers 3” was filming downtown. Rod Blagojevich’s first trial wrapped up. Concentrations of E. coli kept swimmers off the beach. It was a low-key …

Voting

Beware swimming pool parasites

It may be cool and relaxing on a hot summer day, but even a pool that looks clean can be swimming with microscopic parasites.<p>Consumer Reports dives …

Environmental Health

Foodborne illnesses have nearly DOUBLED: Longer summers and imported produce drive up bacteria

Foodborne illnesses have nearly DOUBLED: Longer summers and more imported fruit and veg are driving up the amount of bacteria on our plates<p><b>In 2017,</b> …

Health (UK)

Saint-Zotique beach closes due to E. coli

Beachcombers at the popular riverside beach in Saint-Zotique arrived for a day in brilliant sunshine in the cool waters of the St. Lawrence River — …

Thunderstorms

E. coli outbreak sickens 8 in Norway; officials search for source

Norwegian authorities are investigating possible sources of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 which has affected eight people.<p>Folkehelseinstituttet …

Environmental Health

Foodborne illness may be on the rise. Here's why

<b>(CNN) —</b> One child drank apple cider at a Connecticut farm, another a glass of juice during a road trip in Oregon; later, both were rushed to emergency rooms as they struggled for their lives. A middle-aged woman became sick more than a decade ago after enjoying a salad at a banquet hosted by a …

Public Health

6,000+ Pounds of Ground Beef Have Been Recalled

This recall has affected 6,020 pounds of beef. Here’s how to find out if yours was affected.<p>After a recall of more than 35,000 pounds of meat, …

Food

The Top 7 Reasons Why Pallet Creations are So Out

You may like the look of furniture and home decor made from pallets, but once you know more about that upcycled wood, you may not want it in your …

Woodworking

Possible Salmonella Contamination Prompts Nationwide Recall of Desserts at Walmart, Food Lion, and More

Manufacturer FlowersFoods is recalling a few different varieties of baked desserts and breads sold under various labels—including private labels at …

Environmental Health

Moist, meaty kitchen towels could give you food poisoning — here’s how often to clean them

• <b>Your kitchen towel could be one of the germiest things in the house.</b>• <b><br>A new study found kitchen towels can be a breeding ground for E. coli.</b>• <b><br>Experts suggest you should swap out your kitchen towel every other day to be safe.</b>• <b><br>Meat-eaters and people with large families or shared kitchens should be</b> …

Cleaning

How scientists are developing new weapons against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

It's frustrating enough when progress in medicine plods along slowly, but downright alarming when it starts to backslide. Bacterial infections were …

Microbiology