Irrigation water likely cause of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

(HealthDay)—Tainted irrigation water is likely to blame for a 36-state Escherichia coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce that sickened 200 people and caused five deaths, U.S. health officials say. The illnesses were previously connected with romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz., which supplies most of the romaine sold in the United States during the winter, the Associated Press reported. Further […]

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Why You Should Ditch Positive Thinking In 2018

It seems like it’s the best possible thing you can do, right? “Positive thinking” is touted as a veritable cure-all when it comes to banishing bad moods and hitting your goals. But Dr Dain Heer, renowned speaker, bestselling author and co-creator of personal development organisation, Access Consciousness, disagrees. We chatted to him about why he advises against the popular solution and what we […]

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Computer algorithm maps cancer resistance to drugs, therapy

New methods of studying the evolution of treatment resistance in head and neck cancer are being developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. The scientists wanted to examine how cancers acquire resistance to treatment over time and whether those changes could be modeled computationally to determine patient-specific timelines of resistance. The research was published by Genome Medicine […]

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6 Signs You Should Get Pre-Marital Counselling Before Tying the Knot

Premarital counseling is one of those things that’s strongly encouraged—or even required—if you’re getting married in a religious ceremony. But what happens if you’re not getting married in that kind of setting? Is this still something you should look into? Some experts say it’s super-helpful. Brandy Engler, a licensed clinical psychologist specialising in relationships, says counselling before you get hitched, […]

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