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Probiotics

Studies are starting to peel back the ways that our gut bacteria (and skin bacteria, and other bacteria colonies) may impact not just our health, but potentially who we are. If you enjoy exercise, creativity, or struggle with depression, it might actually be the bacteria. A new preliminary study is taking the causation a bit […]

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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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Food recalls are getting serious, with antibiotic resistant strains doing more damage, and warmer weather giving bacteria a longer season in which to grow and contaminate food. While ready to eat food (from pre-cut vegetables to frozen meals) is the biggest risk, that’s not all consumers are being warned about. This Halloween, chicken lovers are […]

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Researchers have found a vaccine that is successful against three pathogens that cause travelers’ diarrhea in mice models. The vaccine yokes together E. coli with Shigella and Campylobacter jejuni. It will still be years while the vaccine completes the rest of the required steps for approval, so in the meantime here are some ways to […]

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Staphylococcus aureus has been a household name for decades. Even before it’s more infamous variation Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), staph was a common concern. Scientists may have stumbled upon a way to prevent staph, and backed that discovery up with research. A common probiotic, Bacillus, forms a defense system against staph, stopping healthy individuals from […]

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