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Say no to raw cookie dough

During this holiday season, you might be able to make some delicious cookies in the kitchen, but you should think twice before grabbing a taste of this raw dough. The Disease Control and Prevention Centers are when you use the holiday season to remind all bakers that eating or tasting unbaked products can make you sick. Flours and raw eggs …

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To treat addiction in rural America, start with the hiring of specialists: shots

Located in northern Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Superior, Ashland, Wisconsin, and has enough of drug abuse. At the NorthLakes Community Clinic, Drs. Mark Lim was founded to start a team that offers substance abuse and psychosocial services. Derek Montgomery for NPR Hide caption Caption switch Derek Montgomery for NPR Located in northern Wisconsin on the shores of Lake …

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86 at risk of measles exposure after Ocean County party

TOMS RIVER – 86 people were potentially exposed to measles at a private invitation-only event, according to health officials. Ocean County's measles outbreak had stabilized at 18 with six potential cases under investigation. Three of those cases were visited in a Passaic County. The Ocean County Health Department was notified of the event, according to public health coordinator Dan Regenye, …

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2 flu deaths have been reported this season

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has reported the first flu-related deaths in the current flu season. The department said Friday that two individuals, both over 65, have died of flu-related causes. One was from an area covered by the Health Department of Lincoln-Lancaster County, and the other was from the North Central District …

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The study "Cute Aggression" examines why we want to compress cute babies and animals

You've probably heard the term "cuteness aggression" over the years. It describes the strange but seemingly common compulsion to straighten, bite or pinch lovable things like babies and animals – but not to hurt. For years, researchers have been researching why some people feel that way. Katherine Stavropoulos is assistant professor of special education at the University of California at …

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Seattle woman who died of a brain-eating amoeba used tap water in the Neti pot

SEATTLE, Wash. – Doctors believe that a woman who died from a rare brain eater amoeba used tap water to flush her sinuses. The 69-year-old resident of Seattle died in February after undergoing brain surgery. According to her doctor, there were amoebas everywhere that only ate brain cells. According to a study published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, …

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Milwaukee forces submit overdose recommendations

John Moore / Getty Images MILWAUKEE – Municipal and Administrative Authority out in Milwaukee have issued a list of recommendations to combat drug-induced overdose deaths, including better access to resources and educational efforts. The Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the recommendations of the Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force on Safety Development include needle exchange programs that provide rapid tests …

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Ho, ho, ho – do not eat raw cookie dough: CDC

The holidays are upon us, and for many, this is family time in the kitchen, preparing delicious pastries and perhaps even licking the spoon before the cookies go into the oven. That's why the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning this week: "Say no to raw dough!" Dr. Todd Ellerin, who admits he does not bake, …

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