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New Findings on Food Poisoning

A recent report card released by the Centers for Disease  Control and Prevention is showing new information about rates of food poisoning in the United States. 278 more words

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OULIPOST POEM 18: Homoconsanantism

Today’s prompt from the Found Poetry Review’s Oulipost Project: Homoconsanantism!

“Choose a sentence or short passage from your newspaper to complete a homoconsonantism. In this form, the sequence of consonants in a source text is kept, while all its vowels are replaced.“ 162 more words


Murmurs, Rubs & Gallops-4/18/2014

JAMA Internal Medicine Blog contributors on what captured their attention this week.

Despite claims by e-cigarette companies, the role of these drug-delivery devices in smoking cessation remains unclear. 256 more words

Most Medical Devices for Kids Only Tested on Adults

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) — Most medical devices approved for use in children are not tested on pediatric patients before they are marketed, a new Harvard study finds. 734 more words

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A Frank Angle’s blog always has a little something for everyone, with satire and musings to satisfy just about anyone. His last post contained this comment:Upon seeing a recipe with marshmallow earlier this week on a blog, I couldn’t resist asking if they used natural or synthetic marshmallows in the recipe. 471 more words