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Fortnite Blamed for 5% Of Divorces This Year

Most divorces occur due to couple’s struggles with money, an affair or just not getting along. However around 5% of divorces so far this year can be blamed to the video game, Fortnite. An analysis of the 4,665 British divorces in 2018 found that 200 of them specifically blamed the multi-player...
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Chicken the Is Cause Of The Most Foodborne Illnesses

It's nothing to cluck at but chicken makes people sick more than any other food. The CDC says chicken causes the most outbreak-associated illnesses of any food with more than 5,760 food borne outbreaks between 2009 and 2015, causing 100,939 illnesses, 5,699 hospitalizations and 145 deaths! While...
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Keep Cooked Food Safe To Eat At A Cookout

Cooking at home, the general rules is you have about two hours to get the food in your stomach or in the fridge before it begins to go bad. Naturally, that time is shortened when eating outside in the summer heat but it's shorter than most people believe. According to food safety experts,...
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You Can Catch Foodborne Illness Even Without Eating Contaminated Food

There has been a lot of recalls of food lately, with E. coli and salmonella being responsible for hundreds of people sickened with food poisoning and a handful losing their lives. Though it may seem surprising, getting a case of food poisoning from a person instead of food can happen and it's more...
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Adults Need Vaccinations Too

As a child, it is commonplace to receive DTap, MMR and HepA vaccinations. But vaccines are not just for kids, adults can benefit from vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says at least 30,000 people die from complications related to vaccine-preventable disease. Over time...
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What Your Blood Says About Your Health

What is your blood type? Knowing it can give you an insight to your immune system and overall health as well as alert you to potential health problems. It’s thought that different blood types may protect us from different diseases; scientists have been finding links between blood types and illness...
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Study Links Birth Month To Chronic Illnesses

Can you birth month be the reason why you have headaches, high blood pressure or depression? A Spanish study took a look at 27 chronic health ailments to see if the month you were born had anything to do with it. Surprisingly, the study confirms that certain diseases affect people differently...
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