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Avoid a Salmonella Turkey

November 9, 2018

A rare strain of Salmonella is affecting turkeys and turkey products throughout the country. This particular salmonella outbreak has been ongoing for about a year, so expect that it could pop up in any turkey, anywhere. Here’s how to stay healthy this holiday and avoid Salmonella food poisoning while enjoying your turkey. First, beware pre-prepped […]

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November and December are busy travel months in the US thanks to two major holidays and lots of time off school—they’re also smack dab in the middle of flu season. You’ll receive lots of warnings about flu season this year, but there’s something else to worry about if you’ll be flying: measles and mumps.

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Every country is vulnerable against a possible outbreak, and flu is the pathogen most likely to cause one. Studies are being done to evaluate risk—how many people does the average person interact with in a day? In how wide an area? —and so forth. The conclusion they’re coming to is we all need a plan—at […]

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No matter where you’re going, no matter how long you’re staying, there’s one surefire way to ruin a trip: getting sick. Travel for pleasure, for business, or to visit family, and an illness can stop your plans in their tracks. Don’t get knocked out, and don’t arrive with germs to share—make sure you support your […]

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While the US usually enjoys a lower rate of disease than the rest of the world, there are starting to be holes in the dike, so to speak. With travel being easy and affordable, exposure to what were once rare diseases is a lot easier. Then, multiply that exposure by communities where people are missing […]

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