There have been three separate recalls of broccoli due to the threat of bacterial infections to consumers.Giant FoodMartin Food StoresStop and Shop Markets Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache,...
Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits product. These products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella.Salmonella is a microorganism that can...
In a recent report by the CDC the organization identifies serious consequences of hand sanitizer exposure including apnea, acidosis, and comas in young children 12 or younger. The data collected includes various types of exposure: dermal, ocular, inhalation, ingestion. To read the in-depth findings click here.
Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkAnyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown...
Water Health Warning
After swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, a 31-year-old man has died from an infection with a flesh-eating bug, according to the British Medical Journal.The unidentified man had recently acquired a new tattoo, and he opted to swim 5 days after doing so, while his tattoo had not fully...
Health Insurance Denied
With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to?iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen Time Fitbit DataAnswer: Fitbit Data In a recent article by Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago outlines concerns about...

It may come as little surprise that taking exercise is a way to lose weight. However, a debate about the best type of exercise for weight loss is likely to divide opinion.

It’s that time of year when many are trying, and some are failing, to live up to their New Years' resolution of losing weight.

When it comes to health and fitness, there are rarely any quick fixes. But if you’re struggling to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day, micro workouts might be just the thing you need to start improving your fitness.

The British government’s new guidelines advise reducing alcohol consumption to 14 units a week for both men and women and bluntly state that, for some cancers of the mouth, throat and breast, “risk increases with any amount you drink”.