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Boiling down the Presidential Commission Recommendations on Testing Anthrax Vaccine in Children by Meryl Nass Posted Thu 21 Mar 2013 11:51pm Here’s the verbatim recommendation (from the Commission press release ) about testing anthrax vaccine in kids: "Recommends that multiple steps must be taken before ethical pediatric anthrax vaccine trials can be considered by the U.S. government… In keeping with its recommendation of a strict risk limit in pre-event pediatric MCM resear ... Read on »
How Are Boils Formed And The Differnt Forms by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:17pm What are boils Boils are red, swollen tender bump or bumps that are under the skin. They can also be considered an overgrown pimple because this is what it resembles. Boils are usually caused by infected hair follicles. The bacteria from the infection cause an abscess or a pocket of puss, which can become enlarged and very painful . ... Read on »
Boiled raisin cake by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:29am I've been thinking a lot about my grandmother, lately. I've been wanting to make a cake that reminds me of the raisin cake my grandmother made, and thinking about the cake has gotten me thinking about my grandmother and how much I adored her. When I was very young, my parents would drop me at my grandparents' house for the weekend. I guess it wa ... Read on »
Governor Patrick Lifts Boil Water Order: Water Safe to Drink After Flushing Plumbing and Appliances by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 5:52am Early on May 4, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick lifted the emergency boil water order for all 30 communities affected by the water line break in Weston on Saturday, May 1.  Governor  Patrick made the announcement after extensive testing found that the water in the affected cities and towns was safe to drink. The Massachusetts Water Res ... Read on »
Listeria in hard-boiled eggs? How come? by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 08 Feb 2012 9:07am A company called Michael Foods has recalled more than one million hard-boiled eggs because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes .  These especially nasty bacteria grow happily at refrigerator temperatures. Michael Foods packaged the eggs in buckets of brine at a facility in Wakefield, Nebraska.  Investigators suspect a room ... Read on »
Pinterest Success Story: Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven by Tara Posted Fri 30 Aug 2013 7:00am When I was a kid, I used to hate taking egg salad sandwiches to school for lunch. They smelled, right? When you opened that Ziplock bag, they sent a putrid fume of egg nasty flying around your lunch table. And when you're a kid, the last thing you want to do is be the cause of any foul scent. But, man...such a good sandwich. Just not one I ate of ... Read on »
Home Remedies for Boils on Skin by BerryRipe Posted Thu 05 Sep 2013 11:14am Boils are skin problems that are often caused by deep bacterial infection on the skin particularly the hair follicles. Often times, boils start out as small, reddish and painful nodules that over time increases in size. After a few days of being on the skin, the boil becomes softer and the skin provides an outlet for the pr ... Read on »
It's a boil! It's a wound! No! It's a fistula, man! by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:57pm I have a fistula in my left upper arm. I have so many people staring at it that I get a little uncomfortable at times. Now, fistulae generally are a little gross to see. Mine has the arterial vein dilated like crazy. That makes it even worse. Generally, my shirt or T shirt sleeve covers it but when a small part of it is visible ... Read on »
Few things boil my blood like th... by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 6:49pm Few things boil my blood like the disposable plastic water bottle. This thing stinks–literally! Go on, smell that oil-derived polyethylene. There are many reasons to despise the disposable plastic water bottle. For one, it is straight up terrible for the environment, it’s over-priced and the water’s not even better than tap water–in many cas ... Read on »
Of Golf, Hard Boiled Eggs, Cast Iron Skillets, and Cooking Competitions... by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 4:23pm The following may rank as one of the world’s oddest checklists: *Golfing outfit *Golf clubs *Golf shoes *Frying pan *Gorgeous layer cake on pedestal *Cute country-style Texas outfit *Two dozen hardboiled eggs *Awards room *Husband and toddler *And…practice whacking (this will be explained below) But, I kid you ... Read on »