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CDC reverses course again, says asymptomatic people should be tested

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course again Friday, now recommending that people get tested if they come into contact with someone who has coronavirus, even if they are asymptomatic. “Due to the significance of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission, this guidance further reinforces the need to test asymptomatic persons, including close contacts of a… Read More »

Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

If you’ve always washed your chicken, it may be time to reconsider this potentially dangerous practice. It’s the most polarizing problem in poultry—should you wash your chicken before cooking it? Food health and safety professionals are advising against this practice, as it can increase the spread of bacteria and the risk of cross-contamination. Along with… Read More »

Who should take a vitamin b complex

The vitamin B-complex refers to all of the known essential water-soluble vitamins except for vitamin C. These include thiamine vitamin B1, riboflavin vitamin B2, niacin vitamin B3, pantothenic acid vitamin B5, pyridoxine vitamin B6, biotin, folic acid and the cobalamins vitamin B Researchers later discovered these extracts contained several vitamins, which were given distinguishing numbers,… Read More »