Current Health News

May 15, 2019 - Issue 4657

USDA Sued Over Failure to Address High Rates of Fecal Bacteria on Chicken

fecal bacteria on chicken

May 15, 2019

Of all the foods you eat, this one is most likely to land you in bed (or the hospital) with food poisoning - tainted by Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. coli. A full 48% of them tested positive for E. coli, commonly found in poop. How much of this unsavory food do you eat?

Your Doctor's Lab Coat Is Likely Contaminated

contaminated lab coat

May 15, 2019

A doctor's white coat has long been a part of medical tradition, sometimes imparting anxiety and other times improving patient satisfaction. It may be time to ditch the coat in favor of patient safety and reducing bacterial contamination.

Why You Should Never Buy Precut Fruit

pre cut fruit warning

May 15, 2019

It's time to steer clear of the precut fruit at the grocery store. While slightly more convenient, there have been two outbreaks of Salmonella poisoning in precut fruit in as many years. I'll share ways to clean your produce and support your immune system.