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Despite rhetoric, illness threat from migrants is minimal, experts say

A story in the right-wing magazine The New American this weekend was headlined Will Migrant Caravan Kill Your Child – With Disease? On Monday, “Fox& Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade claimed that the refugees pose a threat because they carry “diseases” and shouldn’t be let in. A commentator on Fox, former immigration agent David Ward, also… Read More »

Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even after a thorough cleaning, traces of diarrhea-causing bacteria can remain on hospital bed sheets, researchers report. The new study suggests that linens could transmit Clostridium difficile infections between patients, and even between hospitals, according to the British researchers. “The findings of this… Read More »

New Jersey city touts safe drinking water despite fears of lead in thousands of homes

Newark has a drinking water problem. That fact remains after officials continue to tout the New Jersey city’s water as the best and safest in the state and nation. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced Friday the city will distribute free filters to at-risk homes with lead service lines. This follows negative results the city received… Read More »