Thursday Jul 17
Lake Country Sun
Bacterial infection prompts DSHS warning
Due to the outbreak of Shigellosis reported last month which affected a total of 26 school-age children in the Mineral Wells Independent School District who had contracted the common bacterial infection, the Texas Department of State Health Services alerted parents to take precautions to protect against future outbreaks.
Washington lake closed after 200 swimmers get sick from mystery virus
More than 200 people who visited and swam in Horseshoe Lake in Kitsap County, Wash., are experiencing cramps, nausea and diarrhea -- symptoms of a mysterious viral outbreak.
Stay out of the pool and wash your hands, health officals advise as shigella hits Kalamazoo County
This summer Kalamazoo County has been the heart of a nasty bacterial intestinal disease, shigellosis, and the numbers continue to grow.
Treating ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease: an interview with...
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory diseases of the colon and/or small bowel.
Diarrhea downs 35 in N. Vizcaya; outbreak declared
The Provincial Health Office of Nueva Vizcaya has declared a diarrhea outbreak in Barangay Communal in Solano town, after 35 residents suffered from the illness.
The Motley Fool
Should Puma Biotechnology Stock Be in Your Portfolio?
Clinical stage biotechs are infamous for their volatile ways. Because these stocks trade more on news and rumors than fundamentals, they are often subject to the whims of emotional investors.
Humane Society: Don't let summer fun poison your pets
For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family members - including the four-legged ones.
If Coca-Cola can be Delivered All Over the Developing World, Why Can't Essential Medicine?
The dream transpired into using Coca-Cola's distribution networks to deliver affordable medicines for childhood diseases to remote rural communities where medical care was scarce but Coca-Cola was not.
Salmonella's Achilles' heel: Reliance on single food source to stay potent
Scientists have identified a potential Achilles' heel for Salmonella - the bacteria's reliance on a single food source to remain fit in the inflamed intestine.
The economic burden of pediatric gastroenteritis to Bolivian...
Worldwide, acute gastroenteritis causes substantial morbidity and mortality in children less than five years of age.