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Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 9:35 am
Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food safety experts say don't — repeat don't — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. Read more to find out why.
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E. coli
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CNN
November 21, 2019 - 12:31 pm
A New Jersey company is recalling more than 97,000 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli, according to public health officials. Read more here.
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Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria, which causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea
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Tim Jimenez
November 14, 2019 - 8:31 am
U.S. health officials say antibiotic-resistent infections are more deadly than first thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a new report, say these bacteria and fungi have killed nearly twice as many people as first reported, and they're keeping track of a couple of new so-...
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Infant incubator boxes
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:57 pm
A Pennsylvania hospital is racing to determine the source of a waterborne germ that appears to have infected at least eight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, three of whom have died. Read the latest here.
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washing machine
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CNN
September 28, 2019 - 12:26 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- When multidrug-resistant pathogens kept reappearing on the skin of premature babies in a German hospital's neonatal intensive care unit, investigators were confused. Tests for contamination in the incubators, as well as among healthcare workers who came into contact...
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RMS Titanic
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CNN
August 22, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria. A series of five dives were completed this month...
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Chlamydia vaccine
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August 13, 2019 - 9:15 am
By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) -- Scientists have taken a step towards a vaccine for chlamydia following a successful early trial. A vaccine developed by a British and Danish team was shown to be safe and effective during a randomized controlled trial involving 35 women, according to a study published in...
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A close-up of an adult female deer tick, dog tick, and a lone star tick are shown June 15, 2001, on the palm of a hand.
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Mike Dougherty
July 12, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania has the highest rate of Lyme disease in the country. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection carried by deer ticks. It usually affects the skin and then spreads to the joints, the nervous system, and other organ. It's curable if diagnosed early, but because...
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Images of two products recalled by Growers Express
Growers Express
July 02, 2019 - 8:32 am
By Lauren Kent, CNN (CNN) -- Some packages of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and vegetable bowls sold under the brands Green Giant, Trader Joe's and Signature Farms have been recalled, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The vegetable products were voluntarily recalled by...
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Beach closed at Wildwood Crest
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Tim Jimenez
July 02, 2019 - 6:40 am
UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The mayor of Wildwood Crest, Don Cabrera, has announced that a swimming ban imposed Monday has now been lifted. Earlier Tuesday morning, swimmers weren’t allowed in the water along a three-quarter-mile stretch of the beach south of Miami...
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