Archives for: December 2018

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the Immune System may be Linked

December 26th, 2018
Researchers in the United Kingdom found that an exaggerated immune response can trigger long-lasting fatigue, suggesting this is how chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) begins. CFS and the Immune System The study published on December 17, is the first to s… more »

The CDC Wants You to Say No to Raw Dough

December 19th, 2018
Is licking the beater after making cookies your favorite part of the holidays? You might want to rethink that step in the baking process. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out a warning stating “say no to raw dough.” Cookie Maki… more »

Could Wisdom Teeth Removal be a Factor in Opioid Addiction?

December 12th, 2018
Teens and young adults who get their first opioid prescription at the dentist, often from having their wisdom teeth out, are more likely to come back for more painkillers, researchers reported on December 3. Connection Between Opioid Abuse and Dental S… more »

Origin for Romaine Lettuce E.coli Outbreak Narrows to California

December 5th, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking at California as the source of the romaine lettuce tainted with a potentially deadly strain of E.coli. E.coli Outbreak On November 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned the pu… more »