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Gyms Are Fertile Ground for Germs

SUNDAY, Jan. 12, 2020 — Going to the gym is supposed to improve your health, but it can also be a hotbed of cold and flu bugs, an expert warns. “The biggest thing about the gym is there are a lot of areas where germs, viruses and fungus can be year-round,” said Bryan Combs, a… Read More »

Trump FDA nominee Hahn treads familiar ground on drugs, devices

President Donald Trump’s nominee for FDA commissioner pledged science, data and the law will be the guiding principles for decision making when faced with questions about FDA’s oversight of drugs and medical devices during testimony before the Senate HELP Committee on Wednesday. MD Anderson radiation oncologist Stephen Hahn largely stuck to a familiar script on… Read More »

E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef sickens nearly 180 people across 10 states, CDC says

The E.coli outbreak linked to raw ground beef products has now sickened 177 people across 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday. That’s a 21-person increase from when the CDC reported numbers earlier this week, on April 23. No deaths have been reported at this time, but more than 20… Read More »

Breaking New Ground in Neural technology: Dr. Polina Anikeeva

Dr. Polina Anikeeva, is all things fascinating from being a passionate neural engineer to handing out tests inspired by comic book characters for her students at MIT. She is currently an associate professor in the Materials Science & Engineering department at MIT. She recently won the 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science.… Read More »

Popular food brand Jennie-O Turkey Store recalls 164,210 pounds of ground turkey

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 164,210 pounds of raw turkey due to possible salmonella contamination, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Friday’s announcement was the result of a continued outbreak of salmonella contamination in turkey products that dates back to last year, according to The Chicago Tribune. The Centers for Disease… Read More »