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David Mittleman

No Easy Cure for a Hangover

We're now just hours away from ringing in 2012 and if you have party plans you might be thinking of ways you can avoid a hangover this year. While there are many tricks out there to help…

David Mittleman

Fecal Matter Commonly Found on Cellphones

Many people have heard how dirty hotel room television remotes are, but did you know that 1 in 6 cell phones have fecal matter on them? At least that’s what one study found out about cell phones in…

David Mittleman

Number of Deaths from Listeria Outbreak Expected to Rise Through October

While E. coli and Salmonella are more commonly known bacteria, a new food borne illness is spreading and creating more serious consequences than these two contaminants. Listeria, linked to…

David Mittleman

Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Three This Summer

It might sound like something out of a horror movie, but it’s true–three people have died this year from brain-eating amoebas that flourish in warm water, especially during the summer. While it…

David Mittleman

Bath Salts: The Harmless Sounding, Yet Lethal Drugs

Imagine a patient at the emergency room so violent and psychotic that it takes a handful of medical staff to hold them down. This is exactly the scene that Dr. Jeffrey J. Narmi repeatedly witnessed…

David Mittleman

Why What Happens in Vegas Won't Necessarily Stay in Vegas: Legionnaire's Disease

Residents at a Las Vegas hotel may have gotten more than they bargained for while on vacation. According to a letter posted on the Aria Resort & Casino website, hotel guests that stayed between…

David Mittleman

Rare Kidney Cancer Afflicting Young Children in Marine City, Michigan

A rare form of kidney cancer known as Wilm’s tumor has been found in five children in the last four years in the small town of Marine City, Michigan. The most recent victim is a six-month old girl…

Nolan Erickson

Lansing Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations

Around noon today, Lansing Board of Water and Light employees were drilling a foundation for a new electric pole when they evidently struck a gas line at the 800 block of Cleveland Avenue in…

David Mittleman

Old Habits Die Hard But Don’t Let Your Car Idle

It’s true that old habits die hard, but this one seems pretty hard to break. While most people think that they’re protecting their vehicles from some kind of unknown hazard by letting them idle…

David Mittleman

Don’t Let the Dangers of the Gym Prevent You From Accomplishing Your New Year’s Resolution

This is the time of the year when everyone starts a New Year’s resolution, and sticks to it–at least for a while. Many people make resolutions to lose weight or exercise more, and that usually…