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Jury instructions are important in Kruse’s trial as the law gets applied to the facts in Blue Bell case

Jury instructions are  important in Kruse’s trial as the law gets applied to the facts in Blue Bell case

The jury continues to hear witnesses at the trial of retired Blue Bell president Paul Kruse while behind-the-scenes work continues on the instructions they’ll get before deliberations. Jury instructions continue to be a work-in-progress as the defense and prosecution teams propose “supplemental” instructions to trial Judge Robert Pitman. When the trial ends, jury instructions are…

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Campylobacter tops pathogen burden ranking in Denmark

Campylobacter tops pathogen burden ranking in Denmark

Campylobacter, Salmonella, and norovirus caused the highest burden of disease in Denmark in 2019, according to a study. Researchers ranked seven foodborne pathogens for their health and economic impact on Danish society in 2019. Work covered Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), Yersinia enterocolitica, Listeria monocytogenes, norovirus and hepatitis A. The team looked at incidence, mortality, disability-adjusted life years (DALY), and…

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Probe into pregnancy-related Listeria case finds more sick

Probe into pregnancy-related Listeria case finds more sick

Investigations into a pregnancy-related case of listeriosis found a wider outbreak in Italy, according to a study. In January 2020, a 28-year-old pregnant woman, living in a city near Rome, was admitted to a hospital in Rome. A cesarean section was performed and a baby girl was born. The baby had respiratory distress and was…

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Oysters recalled in Canada because of E. coli contamination

Oysters recalled in Canada because of E. coli contamination

A.C. Covert Distributors/True North Seafood Company is recalling Sober Island brand OG Oysters because of generic E. coli contamination. The recalled product was sold in Nova Scotia, Canada, according to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Recalled products: BrandProductSizeUPCCodesSober IslandOG OystersVariable weightNonePO077656 Hotels, restaurants and retailers should not use, sell, serve…

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Rapper Fat Joe Says No One Is Making Sure Hospitals Post Their Prices

Rapper Fat Joe Says No One Is Making Sure Hospitals Post Their Prices

By Julie Appleby August 10, 2022 We encourage organizations to republish our content, free of charge. Here’s what we ask: You must credit us as the original publisher, with a hyperlink to our khn.org site. If possible, please include the original author(s) and “Kaiser Health News” in the byline. Please preserve the hyperlinks in the…

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Here’s How to Tell Psoriasis Apart From Other Skin Conditions

Here’s How to Tell Psoriasis Apart From Other Skin Conditions

Eczema can cause pink to brownish-gray patches of inflamed skin, depending on your skin tone, especially on your hands, feet, ankles, wrists, neck, upper chest, eyelids, and around the elbows and knees. One thing to keep in mind: “Eczema is more commonly found on the inside of the knees and elbows,” Dr. Wassef says. “Psoriasis…

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