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September 21, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Blue Bell Creameries have recalled select flavors of cookie dough ice cream after finding they were potentially contaminated with listeria. The company blamed a third-party supplier of chocolate chip cookie dough. No illnesses have been reported thus far.More must be done to fight "superbugs", says a new U.S. government report. It went on to state that antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" remain a major public health threat, and only a multi pronged attack can address the problem. More than 2 million Americans fall ill each year from them.And... that darn cat! Has a house cat ever gotten out of sorts and scratched you? What seems harmless enough could actually lead to serious illness that might even land you in the hospital, warns the CDC. A bacterial infection called "cat scratch disease" can be transmitted via the feline's claws. Cats themselves initially get infected by fleas that carry the disease and infest their fur. Some people can have serious complications, with the bacteria

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