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As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

‘My IBS is under control now, but it did take over my life’

Vivienne McCarthy pictured in Douglas, Cork. Photo: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision Dubliner John Mulhall ‘My IBS is under control now, but it did take over my life’ Independent.ie ‘I think of IBS as an umbrella term,” says Deirdre O’Donovan, consultant gastroenterologist. “The only cardinal feature that has to be present is abdominal discomfort.” There can also… Read More »

Avocados recalled in 6 states over listeria concerns

“Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at its California packing facility,” reads the company’s statement. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the recall at this time. The recalled products included California-grown conventional… Read More »