Monthly Archives October 2017

Video of Alberta Carl’s Jr. co-owner violating health regulations spurred AHS investigation

Alberta Health Services (AHS) said the video that spurred th...

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Don’t let fall salmon run send you running to emergency room

Editor’s note: This column by Michelle Jarvie was originally published by the Michigan State University Service and is reprinted here with permission. When I think of fall and the leaves start to turn, I think salmon fishing. September often marks the beginning of the fall pacific salmon migration in the Great Lakes. Depending on where... Continue Reading Read More

Drug-resistant E. coli figured in death of Playboy founder

A week before the Sept. 27 death of Hugh M. Hefner from cardiac arrest and respiratory failure, the 91-year old Playboy founder was battling the blood infection septicemia and a drug-resistant strain of E. coli. The new information about the publisher’s final days comes from his California death certificate, which, unlike many states, also lists... Continue Reading Read More

CDC: Outbreak bacteria traced to Petland is antibiotic resistant

With the victim count having jumped 40 percent in the past three weeks, the CDC has nothing but bad news to report today on a multi-state Campylobacter outbreak traced to Petland puppies — the outbreak strains are antibiotic resistant. Since its initial outbreak announcement on Sept. 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has... Continue Reading Read More