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Sheraton Atlanta linked to 11 new cases of Legionnaires’ Disease

men in protective suit,outbreak concept,illustration painting So far, 11 people in Atlanta, Georgia have contracted Legionnaires’ disease and it appears that all of them stayed at the Sheraton Atlanta. The hotel is now closed down until at least mid-August, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Georgia Department of Public Health investigators are testing water in the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak

Experts have linked ground bison meat to 21 Escherichia coli infections, which have led to eight hospitalizations. To date, the outbreak has affected people in seven different states. Ground bison meat appears to be behind the recent E. coli outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), they have traced the outbreak… Read More »

Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer Onset

A new study suggests there may be a link between the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices and the development of cancer. The study is observational and does not claim that drinking sugary drinks causes cancer. But after controlling for known variables, French researchers did find an association. The study, in BMJ, involved 101,257… Read More »