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Mass. Among States Affected By Ground Turkey Salmonella Cases

Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey.

08/02/2011

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Doctor: Pets Sleeping In Your Bed ‘Can Be Very Dangerous’

A new CDC study says allowing pets to sleep in bed can be dangerous. In rare instances, pet owners caught illnesses such as the plague, rabies, bacterial infections, meningitis, cat scratch fever, ring worm, and intestinal parasites.

03/14/2011

CDC officals say Clostridium Difficile (C-Diff) is killing more people each year.

CDC: Deadly Superbug “C-Diff” Spreading

Three months after having knee replacement surgery, Kathleen Powers’ slow recovery has nothing to do with her knee, but with C-Diff.

02/08/2011

Flu Vaccine

CDC: Flu In Mass. ‘Widespread’

The CDC issues a weekly report of where flu is reported. In the week ending January 15, Massachusetts was listed as “widespread.”

01/25/2011

Tuberculosis

Looking At The Law: Flying With Tuberculosis

WBZ’s Neil Chayet says if you’ve got TB, you may be allowed to fly.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2011

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