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Nearly half a million Americans suffered from Clostridium difficile infections in a single year

By |2017-10-05T21:02:54+00:00October 5th, 2017|

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year, according to a study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 29,000 patients died within 30 days of the initial diagnosis of C. difficile.  Of those, about 15,000 deaths were estimated to [...]

Keep Food and Water Safe After a Disaster or Emergency

By |2017-10-05T20:52:05+00:00October 5th, 2017|

After A Disaster: Food: Throw away food that may have come in contact with flood or storm water; perishable foods that have not been refrigerated properly due to power outages; and those with an unusual odor, color, or texture. Unsafe food can make you sick even if it looks, smells, and tastes normal. When in doubt, [...]