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Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Causes Illness Across the U.S. – FDA Warns Not to Eat Bagged Spinach

Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Causes Illness Across the U.S. – FDA Warns Not to Eat Bagged Spinach

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There has been an outbreak of E. coli in multiple states associated with the consumption of bagged spinach. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert to consumers. The E.coli O157:H7 causes diarrhea, often with bloody stools.

Although most healthy adults will recover within a week, some people have developed kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). This condition is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly, according to the FDA.

Playground Bully is more likely to be exposed to Violence at Home

Playground Bully is more likely to be exposed to Violence at Home

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Children that are bullies at school are more likely to have witnessed violence at home compared to children that did not see this aggressive behavior. Researchers from the University of Washington and Indiana University have completed one of the first of its kind study in the United States that examined the relationship of violent parents and the effects of the child becoming a bully at school.

The researchers also were able to group two different kinds of bullying. One kind of bullying is called physical aggression which includes hitting, pushing and any other outward expression of hostility. The second type of bullying is called relational aggression which includes teasing, being mean, and ostracizing peers.

What to do For Enlarged Prostate or for Prostate Cancer

What to do For Enlarged Prostate or for Prostate Cancer

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By age of 50, most men will already have an enlarged prostate and three of these men will have cancer cells forming in their prostate. Prostate cancer is the main cancer found in men and by age 75 three out of four men will have prostate cancer.

The facts are pretty clear, if you are a male you will have to deal with BPH, enlarged prostate, or prostate cancer.

So how do you know if you have BPH or prostate cancer? Well, here are a few of the symptoms:

" getting up at night to urinate
" having difficulty urinating
" not completely emptying your bladder
" having pain during sex
" having pain when urinating

Breast Cancer Survival Rate improves with Exercise

Breast Cancer Survival Rate improves with Exercise

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A recent study concluded that overweight and obese women who had the highest amounts of physical activity the year before being diagnosed with breast cancer had a better rate of survival. The report was first published in the October 15th issue of CANCER.

Researchers investigated obese and overweight women and found that those who exercised and remained active had a higher 5 year survival rates. Women that were at their ideal body weight did not show any increase in survival rates because of exercise.

New Drug Resistant TB Has Spread – All Regions of World Affected By New Strain - AIDS Has Potential to Fast Track XDR-TB

New Drug Resistant TB Has Spread – All Regions of World Affected By New Strain - AIDS Has Potential to Fast Track XDR-TB

It is feared that an extremely dangerous and drug resistant strain of tuberculosis (TB) has spread across the border from South Africa into other countries. There were victims “all over the place… you can almost be sure there will be infection in Mozambique and even farther [abroad] because people travel”, according to Willem Sturm in a report from the Tribune News Service.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern about the emergence of this virulent strain. In a press release they say the strain is virtually untreatable with existing drugs and they have called for the strengthening of prevention measures.

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