Health

Brown bag lunches overheating and possibly unsafe

In a new study published in Pediatrics, researchers reveal that more than 90 percent of the perishable food items found in the school lunches they tested had reached unsafe temperatures by the time they were to be eaten by ...

Health

Twice is nice—enjoy your holiday leftovers safely

One of the best parts of a big meal are the leftovers, and according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, there are some important safety tips to follow when storing leftovers this Thanksgiving.

Health

Store foods safely to prevent illness

(HealthDay)—Proper food storage is essential to prevent foodborne illnesses, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pain-free microneedle influenza vaccine is effective, long-lasting

Scientists have developed an influenza vaccine delivered via microneedle patch that provided 100 percent protection against a lethal influenza virus in mice more than one year after vaccination. They report their findings ...

Medications

WHO eases rules on meningitis vaccine, researchers say

In a breakthrough for the fight against meningitis in poor countries, researchers say the WHO has ruled that a key vaccine can be transported or stored for up to four days without refrigeration.

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