Health

Six safety tips to avoid salmonella this Thanksgiving

You risk getting sick if you've already purchased a Thanksgiving turkey contaminated by salmonella but haven't started to thaw the frozen bird, said Darin Detwiler, an assistant teaching professor of food policy at Northeastern.

Medical research

Researchers develop potential drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers' desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the substances ...

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Turkey is not the only culprit for drowsiness on Thanksgiving

There are many traditions that families hold dear during the holidays, including a post-Thanksgiving-meal nap. While most people assume that the tryptophan in turkey is the culprit, a registered dietitian at Baylor College ...

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Patient beliefs may explain high rate of medicine intake

(HealthDay)—Subjective norms and attitudes toward medicine consumption predict the intention and expectation to consume medicines, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.

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