Health Reporter Nearly Killed by Food Poisoning
FRIDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- As a health reporter, I'd
heard plenty of stories about food contamination and had taken
steps to make sure my family's food was as safe as it could be. If
I saw friends eating undercooked ground beef, I'd gently chide them
about the possible dangers of eating food that wasn't prepared
properly. Friends dubbed me the "food police."
When It Comes to Food, Be Safe Not Sorry
FRIDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping up on food safety
and nutrition can be confusing: One day a food is reported as good
for you, and the next a study finds that it's not so healthy after
all. It also can be frightening when a foodborne illness outbreak
High-Tech Prostate Scan May Boost Cancer Detection
FRIDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- An innovative fusion of MRI
and ultrasound might be a better way to detect and assess prostate
cancer, while helping men avoid unnecessary biopsies, researchers
Certain Beer Brands Tied to More ER Visits, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Five brands accounted for
the largest amounts of beer consumed by people before they were
treated for injuries at an emergency department in a large U.S.
city, according to a new pilot study.
Cases in Stomach Bug Outbreak Continue to Climb
FRIDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- As U.S. health officials
continue to try to track down the source of a widespread stomach
bug outbreak, the number of cases continues to climb, with 576
illnesses now reported in 19 states.