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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Listeria traced to 2nd Blue Bell ice cream production plant

    A foodborne illness that contributed to the deaths of three people has been traced to a second production facility operated by Blue Bell Ice Cream, a company spokesman and health officials said Tuesday. A 3-ounce cup of ice cream contaminated with...
  • 3 organic food companies recall products over listeria fears

    Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns. Organic food company Amy's Kitchen has voluntarily recalled about 74,000 cases of frozen and prepackaged products...
  • Listeria traced to 2nd Blue Bell ice cream production plant

    DALLAS (AP) — A foodborne illness that contributed to the deaths of three people has been traced to a second production facility operated by Blue Bell Ice Cream, a company spokesman and health officials said Tuesday. A 3-ounce cup of ice cream...
  • Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida

    Tuberculosis persists in Central Florida
    It’s been 133 years since Robert Koch discovered the germ that causes tuberculosis, but despite effective treatments, the disease continues to affect people globally, nationally, and here in Central Florida. There was a slight uptick in the number...
  • Health Calendar for March 24

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENT CLASS: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Lake County's Peer to Peer 10-week class will be held Thursdays and begins at 6 p.m. April 2 at the Lake County Health...
  • Dear Pharmacist: Certain drugs may deplete the nutrients you need to be happy

    Dear Pharmacist: Certain drugs may deplete the nutrients you need to be happy
    What makes one person depressed and another happy? Certain conditions are commonly associated with depression such as hypothyroidism, Crohn's disease or colitis, migraines, diabetes, chronic infections and cancer. Lifestyle factors such as drinking...
  • Santa Barbara County resident monitored for possible Ebola infection

    Santa Barbara County resident monitored for possible Ebola infection
    A Santa Barbara County resident possibly contracted the Ebola virus overseas and was being transported Sunday night to a Los Angeles-area hospital for close monitoring, public health officials said. The person -- whose identity was not released --...
  • Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease

    Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease
    The signs were slight at first. "I would be standing at the sink doing dishes and my toe would just twitch and twitch," says Jennifer Bona, a Middlebury mom, whose strange symptoms increased in late 2012. "I couldn't get out of bed. I couldn't move. My...
  • Are viruses on the rise or does it just seem that way? Yes and yes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The man wasn't any sicker at first than many of the other patients who arrive at University of Kansas Hospital, infectious disease specialist Dana Hawkinson recalls. But he went downhill fast. Fever spiking, kidneys failing, breath so...
  • Liberia investigates how latest Ebola patient got infected

    Liberian officials were investigating Saturday how the country's latest Ebola patient became infected, after weeks with no cases of the disease in the country. Liberia has seen the most deaths in the Ebola outbreak, with more than 4,200 of the more...
  • Liberia officials: New patient tests positive for Ebola

    A patient has tested positive for Ebola in Liberia's capital, officials said Friday, deflating hopes that the West African nation had beaten the disease after weeks with no new cases. Liberia has seen the most deaths in the West African Ebola outbreak,...