https://www.facebook.com/sccpublichealth/videos/2903589376367101/ A 2nd case of unknown origin in the U.S. was just confirmed in Santa Clara County. As health officials and governments have attempted to control the novel coronavirus COVID-19, it appears to be becoming more difficult to contain. The patient is at El Camino Hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Updated 2/27: The CDC has issued the following press release regarding the first potential "community spread" in the United States when a person from California was found to have been infected. --Editor The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed an infection with the virus that causes COVID-19...
Updated 2/27: The CDC has provided the following guidelines in order to understand what you should do if you think you have caught novel coronavirus (COVID-19). --Editor If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow the steps below to help...
Updated 2/27: The CDC has provided the following guidelines in order to understand how the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has been spreading. –Editor Current understanding about how the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads is largely based on what is known about similar coronaviruses. Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to...
C. Michael White, University of Connecticut More than two-thirds of Americans take dietary supplements. The vast majority of consumers – 84% – are confident the products are safe and effective. They should not be so trusting. I’m a professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Connecticut. As described in my new...
The CDC has provided the following guidelines in order to reduce/limit your exposure to the coronavirus. --Editor There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday...
Megan Teychenne, Deakin University and Clint Miller, Deakin University We all know we need to exercise to stay fit and strong, stave off disease and maintain a healthy weight. Walking is the most popular physical activity undertaken by Australian adults. It’s free, easy, and can be done almost anywhere. Walking...
Lakshmi Magon, University of Toronto From 1984 to 2018, the number of journal articles published annually on mindfulness jumped from two to 842, according to the American Mindfulness Research Association. The research spans a range of topics and settings, including mindfulness in the workplace, schools and jails. Since the 1970s, when...
Summary Company Announcement Date: November 27, 2019 FDA Publish Date: November 27, 2019 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Potential Listeria monocytogenes Contamination Company Name: Fuji Food Products, Inc. Brand Name: Okami & Trader Joes Product Description: Ready to eat sushi, salads and spring rolls Company Announcement Fuji Food...
Summary Company Announcement Date: November 15, 2019 FDA Publish Date: November 15, 2019 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Potential presence of plastic and metal Company Name: Kraft Heinz Foods Company Brand Name: Breakstone’s Product Description: Cottage Cheese Company Announcement Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are voluntarily being...