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The FDA Says You Shouldn’t Eat Raw Cookie Dough


Health officials are lending legitimacy to the age-old warning not to eat raw cookie dough. The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Tuesday about a recent E. coli outbreak linked to contaminated flour, advising consumers not to eat raw dough—including that for bread, pizza and cookies. The FDA is investigating …

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Here’s What a Beauty Editor Keeps in Her Beach Bag


I spend a good few minutes in front of my medicine cabinet before every beach trip. While the bathing suit and a good book (preferably something super juicy and suspenseful) is important for successful sunbathing, so is SPF, lip gloss, and sea salt spray. Curious as to what my fellow …

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4 Things You Need to Do If You Get a Tick Bite


1. First, don’t panic “It’s not like you get a tick and you instantly have a disease,” says Amesh Adalja, MD, an infectious disease specialist at the University of Pittsburgh. Depending on how many bacteria are in the tick, it could take anywhere from 12 to 72 hours to infect you. …

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