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Here are a collection of news items of interest.

Strep Throat- Doctors urge proper hygiene

Strep throat is extremely contagious and can spread through simple contact like sharing food, drinks, kissing, coughing. We are inside more in winter which won't help. To avoid getting sick, Dr Hutchinson of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Pediatric Medical Centeadvises, suggests exercising good hygiene. 

Dr Hutchinson suggests: "Frequent hand washing. Not sharing, not touching the face, and not sharing food and drinks, because that's how it'll spread." Typically, it takes two to five days for someone exposed to the illness to become sick. More on proper hygiene.


 

Fruit and Vegetables

The amazing power of celery juice.

What would happen to your gut if you drank a glass of celery juice everyday for a month? It’s not a question that everyone asks, but is one that Fern Olivia of MindBodyGreen.com answered. Inspired by Anthony Williams’ glowing praise of celery juice, Olivia decided to give the “powerhouse of a drink” a shot. By the end, Olivia found herself feeling better in more ways than one. Read more.