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Should you heat your lunch meat?

Have you ever taken a hot dog out of the package and eaten it without first cooking it? If so, you put yourself at risk for listeriosis, a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.
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Preventing tick bites

Ticks can carry potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. Most active during warmer months (April-September), they reside mostly in grassy, brushy or wooded areas – putting virtually all outdoor workers in the United States at risk of exposure.
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