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76 million people get sick in US, 300,000 are hospitalized, and 5,000 die from foodborne illness

76 million people get sick in US, 300,000 are hospitalized, and 5,000 die from foodborne illness

Microbiologists have characterised the DNA in bacteria responsible for vomiting

Microbiologists have characterised the DNA in bacteria responsible for vomiting

San Diego seawater contains neurotoxin that can poison human consumers of shellfish

San Diego seawater contains neurotoxin that can poison human consumers of shellfish

Effects of lead in petrol are well-known however a recent additive to petrol manganese may be just as toxic

Effects of lead in petrol are well-known however a recent additive to petrol manganese may be just as toxic

First large-scale clinical trial of chelation therapy, a controversial treatment for heart disease

First large-scale clinical trial of chelation therapy, a controversial treatment for heart disease