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No contaminated cucumbers ID'd in Juneau

...Cucumbers sold across Alaska are being recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacteria that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.The Alaska recall is part of a larger 27-state recall, but Juneau grocery stores say they...
Study finds diarrhea is a common climbing malady

...with falling, blizzards or exhaustion: diarrhea. The condition hit almost one in report four climbers who developed diarrhea while ascending the West Buttress - the...of them - 29 percent - reported having diarrhea at some time on the mountain. Four had...
Second death reported in nationwide salmonella outbreak

...99-year-old San Diego woman died Aug. 17, California health officials reported.Symptoms of salmonella include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. Illness typically lasts four to seven days, but infections can be severe and sometimes...
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...the receptors receiving the opiods in the brain. Every drug has side effects, including Narcan, he said, with nausea and diarrhea among them."I'm an ER doctor, I'm all about saving lives," Heine said with a smile when asked if he supported the...
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In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...expected with low rates of child malnutrition despite earlier famine fears, but he said there were worrisome outbreaks of watery diarrhea, measles, and malaria.In Koch, Nyanchar said she won't wait to see if this lull in fighting will last. Clutching a...
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Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...Beaver feces carry a microscopic protozoa that can cause giardia, known to campers elsewhere in Alaska as "beaver fever." Diarrhea and vomiting are symptoms. Kivalina hunters using the Wulik as a corridor to inland caribou herds have been warned to boil...
Some US rowers fall ill at Olympics test event

...weekend, with reports of vomiting and diarrhea. Other teams in the competition reported...three Australians for symptoms including diarrhea.The Americans' experience is almost...respiratory illnesses, including explosive diarrhea and vomiting, but can also in rarer...
Norovirus strikes cruise ship bound for Alaska

...modern medicine, norovirus brings unpleasant vomiting and diarrhea. Aboard cruise ships, it's particularly difficult to eradicate...symptoms are the same: headaches, fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea. It's most commonly spread by person-to-person contact...
More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

...on the Infinity stepped up cleaning and disinfection in response to the outbreak. Symptoms of norovirus include vomiting, diarrhea, fever and body aches. According to the CDC, most people recover within three days. The Infinity was on a 15-night cruise...
Norovirus suspected in cruise ship illness

...Sound off on the important issues at Kevin Carlisle, a Health Canada environmental health officer, said nausea, vomiting and diarrhea afflicted 105 of the 2,282 passengers and 20 of the 952 crew members on the company's ship Infinity, which returned to...


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