Iowa health officials are reminding you to wash your fruits and vegetables, as they investigate a possible outbreak of Cyclospora infections.
Five Iowa counties in the last two weeks have reported seven cases, including reports in Benton and Linn Counties. Two other states in the Midwest are also reporting cases.
Cyclospora is a parasite that can cause symptoms of severe diarrhea and fatigue.
Symptoms of an infection are distinct from other diarrheal illnesses in that symptoms last an average of 57 days in healthy people. Symptoms can last even longer and be more severe who have a weaker immune system.
Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:27 GMT
Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.More >>
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed.More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:20:23 GMT
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher like fancier restaurants.More >>
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.More >>
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