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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Health News:100,s of students exposed to TB ♦ Highest rate of poultry food poisoning ♦ Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters ♦ plus More

100,s of students exposed to TB at 2 Elk Grove Schools. School District officials announced that about 100 Franklin Elementary and 300 Franklin High School students will undergo skin tests for TB exposure the week of March 16. Continue Reading
Ireland has highest rate of poultry food poisoning bacteria in Europe  A report this week by Ella McSweeney,The Consumer Show has revealed a bacteria that can cause lethal food poisoning in humans is present on more than 98% of Irish chicken. The bacteria, campylobacter, is a potentially lethal food poisoning bacteria and 98% of Irish chickens tested positive for it when they were assessed Continue Reading
Male partner's healthier lifestyle may help infertile obese female conceive  Male partners of infertile obese females may increase the odds of conceiving a child by improving their own weight and dietary habits, Continue Reading
Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generations later  Prenatal exposure to low doses of the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, change the developing brain in an area involved in metabolism, Continue Reading
Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters  Women who smoke when pregnant are putting their daughters at a greater risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer later in life, a new study has determined. Findings also demonstrated that mothers who reported smoking most days while pregnant had daughters who had an earlier age of first menstruation, or menarche Continue Reading

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