Health Alert: People More Likely to Get Sick at Restaurant

Health Alert

(CBS) -  Forget the drive thru -- and don't make reservations just yet. People are more likely to get sick from contaminated food at a restaurant than at home. In a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers say infected food service workers frequently spread Norovirus when they touch ready to eat food with bare hands. Health experts say workers need to practice good hand hygiene and stay at home when they are sick.
(CBS) -  Many older breast cancer patients are not getting treatment for heart problems which chemotherapy can trigger. A new study from Kaiser Permanente finds only about one third of patients saw a cardiologist after developing heart failure. Researchers say it's important for cancer patients to know possible drug side effects.  
(CBS) - Women who have less than 18 months between pregnancies are more likely to deliver before their due date. Researchers in Cincinnati also found that women who became pregnant less than 12 months after having a baby were at increased risk to deliver pre-term babies, before 37 weeks of pregnancy.


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