Health

What the label doesn’t say gets 984 pounds of pork pulled from the shelves

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Miami food distributor Embutidos Fanguito has recalled 984 pounds of pork products shipped to retail stores around the state for, among other reasons, being labeled incorrectly as cooked products. Read More

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US attorney General says “for Americans under the age of 50, drug overdoses now are the leading cause of death”

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In a speech earlier this week, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said that drug overdoses is the leading cause of death for Americans under  the age of 50. 52,000 overdoses were reported in 2015 and over 60,000 were reported in 2016. Rosenstein said that annual increase was the largest in American history.  “On an average day, 90 Americans will die from an opioid-related overdose.” he said. To read more about this story click here.

Source: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/doj-60000-drug-overdose-deaths-2016-largest-annual-increase-american

Judge seals document arguing against bond in female genital cutting case

Prosecutors want doctor and his wife to remain locked up as they await trial in historic case

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A federal judge agreed today to seal  a document that explains why prosecutors believe a metro Detroit physician and his wife should remain locked up pending trial in a female genital mutilation case. Read More

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More Measles Cases in Minnesota this Year than the Entire United States in 2016

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The Minnesota Health Department are trying to contain a measles outbreak that is taking place in their state. Officials have identified the outbreak primarily within the Somali American community in the state. This is believed to occur because of a false rumor that the vaccine causes autism. Pamphlets were passed out in their community by anti vaccine group that sparked the rumor. Health and Muslim religious leaders are fearing that the disease may spread even more throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. To read more about this story click here.

9 fast foods to never ever eat!

There was a poll that went around to former employees of restaurants and they were asked what should people absolutely not order.  These were some of the most interesting findings.  Some may be specific to particular restaurants but after what happen with Subway’s bread we have to be careful. 

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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McCafé at McDonald’s
“I work for Mcdonald’s and make sure everyone that matters to me never orders anything that comes out of the ‘McCafe’ machine as these are routinely neglected, in practically all the McDonalds. Not only are staff not properly trained in its cleaning and maintenance, at almost every McDonalds I’ve had experience with, the managers in charge of training them don’t know a lot about them either…All McCafe beverages run through a horrifically dirty machine – we’re talking 5+ inches of unclean, liquid bull making up its inside parts” Read More

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How Can the US Army Lose $1 Billion Dollars Worth Of Arms & Equipment While Trump Cuts $800 Million Dollars In Medicaid?

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

A recent released audit by the Department of Defense shows the US Army misplaced arms and equipment that was meant for the Iraq army. That mishap was worth more than $1Billion dollars according to the audit. It seems the US government would be a little bit more careful with its assets since President Trump cut more than $800 million dollars in Medicaid. Maybe they can track some of those guns down and sell them for medicine. To read more about this story click here.

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Most Versatile Food is….

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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More than just a meat substitute, beans are so nutritious that the latest dietary guidelines recommend we triple our current intake from 1 to 3 cups per week.   Our diets tend to be seriously skimpy when it comes to fiber (the average American consumes just 15 grams daily), to the detriment of both our hearts and our waistlines.  We have outlined the top 5 bean choices and the top 5 reasons you need to increase beans in your weekly diet. Read More

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