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Consumer Food Safety Practices: Raw Milk Consumption and Food Thermometer Use
Consumers make choices that influence food safety risks, and providing them with recommendations on specific practices that reduce these risks could complement or substitute for additional Federal regulations and be a cost-effective tool for reducing the incidence of...
Testing the feasibility and safety of feeding preterm infants fresh mother’s own milk in the NICU: A pilot study
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the leading cause of death among infants born at <30 weeks' gestation, but donor human milk can reduce the incidence of NEC. Unfortunately, freezing or pasteurizing human milk deactivates beneficial bioactive components. We...
We need to stop sanitizing everything and let bacteria back in our lives
Dr. Jack Gilbert wants to make our hospitals dirty. His idea runs counter to hundreds of years of scientific practice. Since a surgeon named Joseph Lister became the first to use antiseptic techniques in 1867 and save thousands of lives, modern medicine has worked...
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