Health

On Nutrition: Gifts that keep giving

According to a Gallup poll, each of us Americans expects to spend an average of $932 on Christmas gifts this year. I, for one, like practical gifts. (My daugher was thrilled last year when I told her I needed a new crockpot.)

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera spreading 'rapidly' across Lebanon: WHO

A deadly cholera outbreak is spreading "rapidly" across Lebanon, exacerbated by a prolonged economic crisis and crumbling infrastructure, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Syria reports 39 dead in cholera outbreak

Syria's health ministry has recorded 39 deaths from cholera and nearly 600 cases in an outbreak spreading in the war-ravaged country that the United Nations warned is "evolving alarmingly".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Worrying upsurge' in cholera worldwide: WHO

After years of decline, the planet is now witnessing a "worrying upsurge" in cholera outbreaks, the World Health Organization warned Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Syria reports 2 dozen cases, 3 deaths of cholera

Hospitals in the Syrian capital have been put on alert after more than two dozen cases of cholera and at least three deaths were reported in the war-torn country, health officials said Monday.

Health

Reusable food containers and food safety

The Food Safety Information Council today issued advice about safely using reusable food containers, especially as they are gaining acceptance with food retailers.

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