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E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce illustrates food industry’s deficiencies

Pesticide application on leaf lettuce in Yuma.
December 5, 2018

The most recent E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce sickened over 45 people last week, and was the the second warning against eating romaine issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this...

Measles spreads to New York

Measles spreads to New York
February 4, 2015

On Jan. 25, a Bard College student with measles travelled on a New York train, possibly exposing other passengers to the virus. New York is now the 14th state involved in a current nationwide measles outbreak. News...

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola
October 9, 2014

The ugly truth is when Africa is mentioned people think of a disease-infested continent filled with poverty and uncivilized people. The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa hasn’t helped Africans...

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