McDonald’s Salad contaminated with parasites

The CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an investigation into cyclosporiasis illnesses linked to the consumption of McDonald’s salads that contained the cyclospora parasite. Cyclosporiasis illnesses cause severe diarrhea, which may require hospitalization. Other symptoms include weight loss, loss of appetite, bloating, increased gas, nausea, fatigue, vomiting, fever and abdominal cramps. These…

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Can You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Missouri If You Were Injured in a Car Accident Where No One Got a Ticket?

At family reunions with your relatives from out of state, members from the Missouri branch of the family might feel tempted to smile smugly as the family members from other states grouse about the expensive parking tickets they have had to pay for causing very minor accidents.  Since Missouri adopted a “no report” policy in…

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Mirena IUD Linked to Migraines and Vision Issues

If you’ve had the Mirena IUD implanted, there are some things you should know – Mirena has been associated with device migration, organ perforation and now, pseudotumor cerebri (false brain tumors). Pseudotumor cerebri, or PTC for short, can cause vision issues, migraines, dizziness and/or ringing in the ears. Mirena is an IUD that releases levonorgestrel,…

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