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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The Water

Many people these days are participating in ‘tough mudders’ to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.

05/07/2014

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Families Sue North Carolina County Fair Over E.Coli Outbreak

The first lawsuits seeking to establish liability for a fatal outbreak of E. coli bacteria at the Cleveland County Fair are in the courts.

11/22/2012

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Study: Washing A Turkey Increases Risk Of Exposure To Bacteria

New research suggests that turkeys do not need to be washed before they are cooked. In fact, doing so may increase the likelihood of of food poisoning.

11/21/2012

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