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Blue Bell Expands Ice Cream Recall

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FDA Investigates Listeria monocytogenes in Ice Cream Products from Blue Bell Creameries

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that as of April 20, 2015, a total of ten patients infected with several strains of Listeria monocytogenes were reported from four states: Arizona (1), Kansas (5), Oklahoma (1), and Texas (3). Illness onset dates ranged from January 2010 through January 2015. All ten patients were hospitalized. Three deaths were reported from Kansas within the last year. Three strains associated with these case patients have been identified in products manufactured at either the Blue Bell production facility in Broken Arrow, Okla, or Brehnam, Texas.

Researchers suggest emergency room might be best place to stop cycle of violence

MRSA may become deadlier, even more resistant to treatment

Refuting common wisdom, research shows that these patients fared better than those with hepatitis C

Youth Baseball InjuriesVideo (HealthDay)

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

June 2015 is Men’s Health Month!

Health Literacy Month

Anchored by a Congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities.

Goal of Men’s Health Month

The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. The response has been overwhelming with thousands of awareness activities in the USA and around the globe.

The American Cancer Society
is recruiting men and women across Shreveport-Bossier area for a landmark research study called Cancer Prevention Study -3 (CPS-3).

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What if you could make it so just one family never had to hear the words "you have cancer?" Now you can. This year our community has a unique opportunity to make an impact on the lives of many, and the American Cancer Society urges you to join and sign up today. Anyone can visit www.cps3northla.org and schedule an appointment today to reserve a spot to participate in CPS-3.

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