Category Archives: Disease

Meat! It’s what’s for breakfast!

Call me insane, call me slow, just don’t call me late for the dinner bell! After getting on board with the concept of a Paleo Diet, I have begun to make some variety of lean meat a part of every … Continue reading

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NDM-1: A deadly genetic enterprise!

Like a cat softly entering a room on cushioned paws, a new killer may be stalking the land. Known as NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-beta- lactamase 1) this gene fragment becomes deadly whenever it gets inserted into a bacterium’s genetic structure. … Continue reading

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The day the super flu strikes.

With most of the national attention focused on job creation and the economy these days, it’s easy to see why not much press is being devoted to other issues. Among these would be the potential effects resulting from a virulent … Continue reading

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Avian Flu Control: A desperate approach at control or just routine?

When it comes to the control of the avian flu virus H5N1 in New Deli, India, I am somehow not as assured by the control measures as I thought I might be. Take a recent outbreak that occurred on September … Continue reading

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Understanding and avoiding the flu for 2011-12!

‘Know your enemy’, a saying derived from Sun Tzu’s The art of War, aptly describes what could be described as a war between infectious viruses and men. In the case of the virus that causes the flu, what you don’t … Continue reading

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Just how long do we have left anyway?

150 Million BC – I am a Tyrannosaurus Rex. A dinosaur roaming the earth, doing as I please. Confident that I am the top dog and will continue to be the big kahuna over all I see! Hell, I’ve lasted … Continue reading

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Is Salmonella in eggs a growing problem?

I was brought up to believe that one of the most sterile foods, one of the longest lasting in the fridge was the ubiquitous egg. As a hiker, I still remember that an egg can be taken with you in … Continue reading

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America’s On-going Swine Science Experiment

On any given year, the US produces over 300 million tons of animal waste in it numerous CAFO or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. One of the larger sites may house over 800,000 pigs at any one time. CAFO’s are known … Continue reading

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Dengue Fever strikes Florida Keys

The Florida Health Department recently confirmed 24 cases of dengue fever in Key West through mid-July. Of those, 18 involved Key West residents, five were residents of other Florida counties and one case involved a resident of another state. In … Continue reading

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