Entries by Jason Tetro from 11/2012

The Next Thing to Worry About Post-Sandy? Infectious Disease

| Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy, are common worldwide and leave the affected public vulnerable to the harsh realities of nature, including the onslaught of infectious diseases. The reality of any disaster of this magnitude is that public health measures are all but forgotten as people do everything they can to survive. The viruses will surely arrive before the area has recovered.

Why the Recipe for Health Includes Germs

| Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Living

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg The recipe for health is dependent on a balance of ingredients although instead of savoury, sweet and salty, our well-being is based on a combination of genetics, diet and of course, germs.

The Top Five Food Germs Battle it Out

| Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Researchers took a selection of 14 foodborne pathogens and compared them based on the number of illness caused, the number of hospitalizations, the cost of illness and what's known as the cost to a person's quality of life. One by one, the pathogens demonstrated their abilities and slowly, several started to emerge from the rest of the pack, leaving a top five.