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Tot’s Tylenol Tainted!

Tylenol contaminated and recalled The Food and Drug Administration filed a report stating that certain ingredients used in the manufacturer of some 40 varieties of children’s cold medicines were contaminated with bacteria.  The report did state that none of the finished products tested positive for the contaminants.

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Sleep Deprivation Linked To Early Death

Lack of sleep has been linked to early death. Kenny Chesney’s and George Strait’s, “A Big Ole Pile of Shiiiiiiiift Work” along with “societal pressures for longer working hours” leading to less than six hours of sleep per night can end up causing trouble.

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Nigerian President Yar Adua Is Dead

After two years of being flown to and from Germany for emergency procedures due to kidney failure the Nigerian President, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, is dead. This goes to show that most of Africa still has a long way to go on the health care front not to mention the human rights front. There are mixed […]

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Getting Ill From Fountain Drinks

This Drink Tastes Funny I fix ice machines in restaurants and convenience stores. The majority of service issues are due to failure to maintain the cleanliness of the equipment. When ice machines are not cleaned on a regular basis, microbial bacterial slime begins to build up on all of the water carrying components.

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Restaurants: Are you safe eating there?

How Clean Is Your Favorite Restaurant? Here’s a simple rule of thumb: The fancier the dining area and higher the prices at the restaurant, the nastier the kitchen (You don’t see their kitchen).   In general, your fast food hamburger joints are usually the cleanest kitchens… and they aren’t that clean (Their kitchens are exposed to […]

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Healthcare: “Reform”

True Healthcare “Reform” Over the past year we watched as both houses of the United States congress worked feverishly to “pass” a program that would make  “promises” of Healthcare Reform come to fruition.  Even with the majority of Americans rejecting  this particular package* of  Healthcare Reform the bill was passed and signed into law by the […]

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Bret Michaels Condition

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Bret Michaels Condition With the news breaking about Bret Michaels’ brain hemorrhage, people are staring to become curious as to what exactly Bret Michaels experienced, and what his medical symptoms are. Bret Michaels was officially diagnosed with suffering a subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding at the base of his brain stem). What is a subarachnoid hemorrhage […]