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By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Oklahoma woman Danielle Dana Layman charged in poisoning plot to kill husband

An Oklahoma woman had a novel solution to a child custody issue with her ex-husband who lived in Israel: Hire someone to travel there and kill him using the deadly toxin ricin she manufactured in her kitchen. But More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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4 Circumstances under Which You Would Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

There are many types of lawyers today but the most common when it comes to injury is a personal injury lawyer. It may be hard to tell for sure when the right time to involve legal representation is and when to just More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Ukraine: Salmonella sickens dozens in Lviv, linked to smoked fish

The Department of Civil Protection of the Lviv Regional State Administration has reported 71 Salmonella cases linked to smoked fish, according to a Donetsk report (computer translated). Salmonella image/CDC This More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Sweden: Salmonella outbreak linked to salami, dozens sickened

Swedish health authorities, Folkhälsomyndigheten (computer translated) reported that at least 39 people have been taken ill with salmonella between mid March and mid April. Salmonella image/CDC Testing revealed More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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5 Reasons For the Regular Uptake of Grapefruit

Yes, grapefruit really does suppress your hunger pangs! Not to forget to mention many other health benefits too. One of the most sought for fruits in winters-the grapefruit can provide you with innumerable health More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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Philippines: Dozens sickened at Guimaras school, tainted Cassava cake blamed

Some 31 students at the Suclaran National High School in barangay San Lorenzo on the island of Guimaras were sickened late last week and officials are pointing fingers at a Cassava cake that was served at the More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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Modern Forensic Science: Solving the Oldest and Coldest Cases

Modern forensic science is useful for investigators as a means of solving the most complex crimes. But, most people mistakenly believe that it’s only useful for modern or recent ones. Some new research proves More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Florida teens contract ciguatera toxin on a fishing trip in the Bahamas

Two teenage boys from Manatee County, Florida, went on a fishing trip in the Bahamas, ate what they caught and contracted ciguatera food poisoning. A Bay News 9 report yesterday says  Marlin Ellis, 14 and Austin More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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BBQ, Teriyaki sauce recalled due to possible botulism risk

Richard’s Rubs & Seasonings LLC is recalling Richard’s Too Good BBQ Sauce, Richard’s Too Good Hot Sauce and Richard’s Too Good Teriyaki Sauce because they may have been improperly processed and because More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Food poisoning 101: 3 spore-forming bacteria that cause foodborne illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.  Clostridium More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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Alabama health officials investigate salmonella outbreak in Russellville

Health officials in Alabama are reporting being made aware of a possible salmonella foodborne outbreak in Russellville on Wednesday. SalmonellaImage/CDC The Alabama Department of Public Health Assistant State Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Bacillus cereus septicemia outbreak being investigated, linked to IV baby food

An outbreak of blood poisoning, or septicemia caused by the bacterium Bacillus cereus has sickened 15 babies in English hospital neonatal ICU’s, killing one infant, according to a Public Health England (PHE)/Medicines More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
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Norovirus confirmed in Vail outbreak

An gastrointestinal outbreak that affected at least seven attendees of the Colorado Future Business Leaders of America conference in Vail earlier in the week, has been confirmed to be norovirus. Norovirus Image/CDC The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Results on CDC Food Safety Progress Report a mixed bag

The nation’s food safety grades are out and the results are mixed.  CDC’s annual report card shows that foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States. The rate More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Horse blood pudding linked to food poisoning outbreak in Vietnam

Nearly two dozen participating in a party in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai were sickened food poisoning after consuming horse blood pudding, according to a Saigon Giai Phong report Tuesday. Image/CIA Samples More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Norovirus confirmed as cause of recent Las Vegas outbreak

Health officials in Las Vegas, Nevada say that the gastrointestinal bug, norovirus has been confirmed as the cause of a recent outbreak in the area and is investigating reports of increased GI illness in the city. NorovirusImage/CDC Southern More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Princess Cruises: Suspected norovirus outbreak on the ‘Crown Princess’ sickens 83

A weeklong California Coast cruise has been hit by a suspected norovirus outbreak, according to Princess Cruises. In a statement from Princess Cruises Manager of Media Relations, Public Relations, Karen Candy says More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Suspected norovirus outbreak linked to Wild Chef Japanese Steakhouse Grill and Bar, more than 100 sickened

The increase of gastrointestinal illness in Ottawa County, Michigan has been linked to a Holland Township Japanese steakhouse, according to health officials today. Norovirus Image/CDC To date, Ottawa County health More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown cancels all in-door social events due to suspected norovirus outbreak

Several University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown students have reported an illness–with the symptoms of  fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and general abdominal discomfort, to campus Health Services More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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CDC to assess possible norovirus outbreak on Holland America Line’s MS Maasdam

In a follow-up to a story 10 days ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) will be investigating a gastrointestinal outbreak on board Holland America Line’s MS More...


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