October 30, 201210302012
Health Tip: Is That Sore Throat Strep?
Strep throat is an infection caused by group
Streptococcusbacteria. Unlike a sore throat triggered by the
common cold or air pollution, strep throat requires prompt medical
Sandy's Wrath Brings Massive Blackouts, Flooding Across Northeast
The most powerful storm to
hit the U.S. Northeast in a generation cut a swath of destruction
through the region Monday night and Tuesday morning, leaving at
least 33 dead and millions without power as high winds and
floodwaters wreaked havoc with electrical systems.
Tips on Keeping Food Safe When the Power Goes Out
Power outages and flooding
caused by "superstorm" Sandy could lead to food safety problems and
people need to take steps to ensure that their food supply is
accessible and safe, federal government officials advise.