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The raccoon that topples your trashcan and pillages your garden may leave more than just a mess. More likely than not, it also contaminates your yard with parasites — most notably,...

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U.S. Poison Control Centers receive a call every 24 minutes, on average, regarding dietary supplement exposures, according to a new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy...

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With the number of dengue fever cases topping 105,000 cases and 300 deaths so far in 2017, the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent...

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A new study from India raises questions about the dangers to human health of farming chicken with growth-promoting antibiotics–including some of the same drugs used in raising...

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In the past month in Tanzania, two clusters s of suspected acute aflatoxicosis have occurred in Kiteto District, Manyara Region in the northern part of Tanzania According to a WHO...

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A new way of producing the seasonal flu vaccine could speed up the process and provide better protection against infection. For decades, vaccine manufacturers have used chicken eggs...

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Prior to 2013, the last human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) in Canada was in Manitoba nearly 90 years ago. However, experts at the University of Alberta (UAlberta) say four cases have...

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In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products, Canadian public health officials say the outbreak total is now 12. The outbreak has affected...

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President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer said, “The great tragedy is that this cholera outbreak is a preventable, man-made humanitarian...

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Through July 19, the number of cholera cases reported in Yemen has reached 368,207 suspected cases, including 1,828 deaths since Apr. 27. According to the humanitarian organization,...

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The raccoon that topples your trashcan and pillages your garden may leave more than just a mess. More likely than not, it also contaminates your yard with parasites — most notably,...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. The liver is a vital organ that processes nutrients, filters the blood, and...