Food poisoning affects nearly 50 million people annually. While most cases resolve without the intervention of a healthcare provider, food poisoning can be serious – the CDC estimates that each year 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 people die from food poisoning.
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Halloween kicks off the holiday season that’s inevitably filled with lots of sweet treats. But before you load up on sugar, here’s a word of caution from your heart. Added sugar in your diet may increase your risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Read more.
Did you know appendicitis is one of the most common causes of abdominal pain leading to emergency surgery in adults? It’s also the most common reason for emergency abdominal surgery in children. People can have appendicitis at any age, but it is more common in teenagers and adults in their 20s.
More than 1 in 10 Americans say they sleep less than 6 hours each night, uncomfortably below the minimum recommended amount of sleep. What’s causing this widespread lack of sleep? And what are the consequences? They may be more extensive than you think. Learn more.
Stephanie MaderMedcor Advocate This Fourth of July holiday may be an even happier occasion if you spend at least some of it recreating in nature, such as at a park, beach, or forest preserve. According to a recent U.K. study published in Science Reports, people…