| Oct 21, 2013
Sweden has virtually eliminated salmonella in store-bought chicken, even though poultry there is industrially produced, just like in the United States. And even in this country, a 2010 Consumers Union study found no salmonella in the organic store-brand...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria, a new study suggests.
Researchers tested 101 milk samples they bought on milk sharing websites. They found that almost three quarters probably...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Breast milk may be best for baby, but ordering it over the Internet is not necessarily such a good idea.
Researchers recently bought more than 100 samples of expressed breast milk from two milk-sharing websites and then took them to the lab to see...
| Oct 29, 2013
Most mothers of my patients start off breast feeding their babies, but some of the mothers of newborns either cannot breast feed due to medical reasons, or they don't make enough milk to provide adequate nutrition for their infants....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 46-year-old woman and have never had a urinary tract infection before, but think I may have one now. Do I need to be seen by a physician for treatment? What causes UTIs?
ANSWER: Urinary tract infection, or UTI, is generally a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:47 AM
A recent outbreak of E. coli, which has sickened at least 26 people in three states, has been linked to a Richmond, Calif., catering company and officials are asking anyone who bought the company's salads and wraps to toss them out.
Athertone Foods Inc....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Name: SteriPEN Freedom
What it is: A pocket-size, rechargeable UV water purifier for cleaning questionable water whether you're traveling in Mexico or hiking beside a stream in the United States. The UV light kills 99.9 percent of all bacteria,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled a new plan Wednesday to reduce the number of salmonella outbreaks linked to meat and poultry.
The effort comes weeks after Foster Farms chicken was found to have sickened at least 389 people nationwide with...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:14 PM
A celebration of ceremonial songs, dance and culture took place at the Barnett Center Saturday. The Northern State University Native American Student Association sponsored a wacipi as part of Culturefest this weekend.
"Everybody comes together to...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Deerfield will get a quicker turnaround on water testing results at the Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency in Lake Bluff because of the newer testing method used there.
But Highland Park officials say their testing method provides more...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Julie Rosin doesn't want raw milk to have a warning label.
The Selby-area farmer and raw milk advocate owns Rosin Organics along with her husband, Bill.
On the farm, she milks her cows by hand and filters and bottles the milk by hand.
Rosin has been...