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US Heart Surgeon Michael DeBakey Receives CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, Congressional medal of honor, Michael Debakey, heart surgeon, heart disease pioneer, awards, Houston, Texas )

K. A.
- 2190 days ago -
The Houston surgeon pioneered such procedures as heart bypass and has invented medical devices to help heart patients. He's also recognized for developing the idea of battlefield mobile surgical hospitals known as MASH units. Rec'd award 2day!
The Radioactive Texans
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nuclear Green, radioactive, uranium, thorium, radon, white potatoes, sweet potato, coconuts, spinach, bananas, Brazil nuts, cocoa powder, radiation cleanup sites, gas companies, texas, cumulative radon exposure, significant risk factor, cancer )

- 2192 days ago -
Naturally occurring radioactive material - often referred to as NORM exist everywhere on the earth. Soil itself contains small amounts of slightly radioactive uranium and thorium. As these elements decay naturally, they produce radioactive daughter produc
Basil Recalled | Slashfood.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: basil, recall, mexico, salmonella, produce, imported, store, restaurant, texas, illinois, california )

- 2313 days ago -
5500 pounds of basil grown in Mexico has been recalled for salmonella fears. Top Line Specialty Produce imported the basil and distributed it to stores and restaurants in Texas, Illinois, and Southern California. The brand is Green Paradise, and the recal
Texan Infected With Flesh-Eating Bacteria While Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, fleash-eating bacteria, fatal, infection, Swimming, Vibrio vulnificus )

- 2470 days ago -
Steve Gilpatrick, a 58-year-old retiree, contracted a potentially fatal infection from flesh-eating bacteria while he swam off the coast of Galveston, Texas, according to The Houston Chronicle.

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