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In the USA, government health officials are investigating the outbreaks, but have stopped short of recommending people avoid romaine lettuce or any other food. The one death in the US was in California. This particular strain of E coli produces a toxin that can lead to serious illness or death. Romaine lettuce has been linked to a winter 2017 E.
  • Doctors Find Ketchup Packet Stuck In Woman's Intestine For 6 Years

    Doctors Find Ketchup Packet Stuck In Woman's Intestine For 6 Years

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    They noted their colleagues can take a lesson from the case, as standard tests don't always uncover the real cause of a health problem. A United Kingdom woman who thought she was suffering from Crohn's disease discovered the true cause of her inflammation was a condiment package lodged in her intestine! The doctors removed the ketchup packets and the woman's pain disappeared nearly instantly.
  • CDC Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections

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    In the last seven weeks, multiple people from various states and in Canada have fallen ill due to a unsafe strain of E. coli bacteria. One person has died and five people have been hospitalized of the cases occurring in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the CDC.
  • Backpackers hospitalised in Perth after snorting mystery drugs

    Backpackers hospitalised in Perth after snorting mystery drugs

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    The tourists - five French, two German, one Italian and one Moroccan - took the drug after it arrived in a package to the property where they were staying in Perth on Tuesday night. "They were hallucinating [and] their hearts were racing", he said. The man was still wearing a hospital gown as he shared a laugh. "If it wasn't for the timely call of the resident, some of those patients inevitably would have died".
  • Could climate change kill chocolate?

    Could climate change kill chocolate?

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    Myeong-Je Cho, director of plant genomics and transformation at IGI, is already working with cacao seedlings, looking for ways to help cacao growers stay put even as the climate warms and fungi invade their farms. Scientists say chocolate could become a thing of the past, and it could happen in our lifetime. But not "to the point of extinction", they added. In Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, chocolate production will have to move from 350-800 feet (100-250 meters) to 1,500-1,600 feet (450-500 ...
  • Guys In Thailand Are All About Getting Their Penises Whitened

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    The Lelux Hospital began to offer the service after a man entered the clinic to complain about a dark spot he had on his groin. " We have to be careful because it's a sensitive part of the body ". Skin whitening treatments are no new phenomenon in Asian countries like Thailand, a country that boasts an assortment of advertisements promoting whiter skin.
  • Face Yoga could be the answer to looking younger

    Face Yoga could be the answer to looking younger

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    Don't laugh, because we fully appreciate how ridiculous that sounds. " Facial exercises that may be beneficial include those that entail puckering and squeezing the cheeks". Repeat by lowering and lifting the cheeks. You put your fingers lightly on the top part of the cheek and release the muscles down and back up. This position should be held for 20 seconds.
  • 3 more die of the flu in Dallas County, officials say

    3 more die of the flu in Dallas County, officials say

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    Boyd Hoddinott reports . As for schools, the Bell County Health District is asking parents to keep their kids home if they show any sign of flu symptoms. "As we are in the midst of the flu season, we expect to see a further increase in activity as the season peaks", he said. Cover your cough and sneeze.
  • Gaming addiction listed as mental health disorder by WHO

    Gaming addiction listed as mental health disorder by WHO

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    Some countries had already identified it as a major public health issue. The guide is used by doctors and researchers and advises that "abnormal gaming behaviour" should be shown for 12 months at least "for a diagnosis to be assigned". "It's always been a concern of mine what the physiological impact of gaming is on my children", said Corinne Mattson, whose 10-year-old son plays video games a couple of times a week in the basement.