Man who contracted flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing has legs amputated, daughter says

Angel Perez, 60, had his forearms and hands amputated this week, part of his battle since contracting a flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in New Jersey.  (FOX 29) A New Jersey man who got infected with flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in early July underwent surgery to have portions of his legs amputated Wednesday — weeks after
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever – a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his pot is being illegally diverted. The new harvest notification policy, which takes effect Saturday,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said prevention and containment of African swine fever is complex and serious, according to a statement released on the ministry’s website on Friday. Han Changfu, China’s minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, asked local authorities to do everything they can to ensure safe production from animal farming, and secure
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“Brunch is all about satisfying a craving,” says Matt Basile, a chef and co-creator of the Toronto-based Fidel Gastro street food company. “You look at a menu and ask yourself: which dish will really hit the spot? Is it something for your sweet tooth? A deep-fried option? Spicy? Or even something as simple as a
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Forget sex toys and oysters, apparently the secret to boosting a man’s performance in the bedroom is good weekly dousing of olive oil. That’s right, just 9 tablespoons of your kitchen cooking staple is enough to reduce impotence by around 40 per cent by keeping blood vessels healthy and maintain circulation throughout the body. Scientists
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Chances are, you’ve read about or know someone who’s on the keto diet, or perhaps you’ve experimented with it yourself. Short for “ketogenic,” the keto diet is an extremely low-carbohydrate eating plan that sends the body into ketosis—a state of burning fat for energy, rather than sugars. People on a ketogenic diet consume 50 grams or
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced yesterday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, was recently identified in a cow being raised for beef in Florida. But there’s no reason to freak out, the USDA says: The animal “never entered slaughter channels, and at no time presented
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As much as we love cheese, and soft serve, and cream in our coffee, we know we shouldn’t overdo it: Dairy products, at least the full-fat variety, have long been associated with heart disease and other health problems. But research-based evidence for this link has been inconsistent, and yet another new study supports the idea
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Prepare grill. Sprinkle both sides of steak with salt. Grill 5 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness; let stand 5 minutes. Slice into 1/4-inch-thick strips. Chop 1 chile, and combine with 1 teaspoon adobo sauce, yogurt, onions, cilantro, and lime juice in a bowl. Divide steak strips among bottom halves of rolls;
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Scrolling through our social media feeds, it’s not surprising to see our female BFFs and fitness influencers posting workout selfies while—yep—wearing makeup. We understand wanting to hide a daunting pimple or two, but going for a run or hitting the gym in a full face of makeup doesn’t seem like the greatest idea for your skin. After all, can a layer of
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