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Illustration for Planned Parenthood

I wrote an article for Planned Parenthood for the CareMatters newsletter about the increase of occurrences of Urinary Tract Infections (aka UTI’s) during the summer months. 216 more words

Gubba Art

Dangerous Bacteria Found In Single-Serve Coffee Makers

DALLAS (CBS) — If you brew your first cup of coffee with a Keurig, you may want to wash it first.

CBS stations in Dallas, Pittsburgh and Chicago tested dozens of single-serving coffee makers and found various bacteria. 48 more words


How to Avoid the Seasonal Urinary Tract Infection

Illustration by Shelby Gubba

With the rising temperature we inevitably see a rise in the number of patients experiencing urinary tract infection symptoms: burning with urination, the urge to urinate more often, the uncomfortable sensation of not completely emptying the bladder, pressure or cramps in the lower abdomen during urination…sound familiar?

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Staying Healthy


I love a man with a beard and I know that I am not the only female who admires a man with a beard. So you would all understand how heartbroken I was when it was reported that a man’s beard carries the same bacteria found in fecal matter. 109 more words

Ashley Balcerzak

Coffee Crud: Harmful Bacteria Found In Coffee Makers

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Millions of Americans wake up each day and enjoy a cup of coffee.

But, you may be getting more than just caffeine. 297 more words


2,500 pounds of Veal Trim products Recalled for E.coli

ZYK Enterprises, Inc., Duvall, WA, is recalling 2,522 pounds of boneless veal trim and whole veal muscle cut products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. 482 more words

Family Safety

USDA to Require Labeling of Mechanically Tenderized Beef

Mechanically tenderized beef will need to be so labeled by May 2016, the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 190 more words