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Plenty of recipes from well-known chefs, including Julia Child, herself, call for a chicken to be washed and patted dry before preparation. But one public health campaign is warning against this method.
Although, the chances of contracting an amoeba that will attack your brain and central nervous system are slim, a wilderness and travel medicine expert offers some simple advice to avoid the rare infection.
The Fairfax County Health Department is launching an investigation after three people were diagnosed with tuberculosis at Robert Lee High School.
A proposal to update federal poultry inspection regulations is opposed by a coalition of public health and consumer groups who say the rules would increase the risk of food-borne illness and risk the welfare of processing plant workers.