Every year, 500 Americans are killed in their very own home, often in their own sleep. Many other people have to be rushed to hospital emergency rooms, racked by nausea and vomiting. The toxic threat comes from carbon monoxide fumes, and winter is when these deadly fumes cause the most damage.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that is often generated by the operation of fuel-burning appliances, gas ranges, water heaters, furnaces, room heaters, portable generators and electric fireplaces. The danger from carbon monoxide is precisely related to its properties. It is colorless and odorless, and therefore, very often people don’t even realize that they are inhaling carbon monoxide until they begin to suffer from symptoms of monoxide poisoning. This is a deadly gas, and can begin to impair a person neurologically, even before the person realizes
Even as the prognosis for Michael Schumacher F1 Formula One legend continues to remain guarded, speculation rises that if he survives his injury, he will not be the person that he once was.
The Formula One world legend is currently in an artificially induced coma, and has been in this condition for more than two weeks after a skiing accident. He fell while skiing in Meribel in France, and hit his head on a rock. Since then, he has been in a critical condition. He recently underwent surgery to remove a portion of the skull to relieve pressure on the brain. However, his condition is still rated as “critical.”
Brain injury specialists who are following the Schumacher case say that if he survives, and is brought out of the coma, he can expect a markedly different life. There are going
Some of the most dangerous foods to eat are likely currently sitting pretty in your refrigerator, or on the kitchen counter. From leafy greens and eggs to poultry, some of the most dangerous foods for Americans to eat are also some of the most frequently consumed foods.
Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 76 million people contract food poisoning, and these incidents resulted in approximately 5000 deaths. Most food-borne illnesses are the result of harmful and dangerous bacteria. Symptoms of food poisoning include acute abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting.
Some of the most frequent sources of food poisoning in the United States recently have been contaminated leafy greens. Fresh produce has been linked to several food poisoning illnesses recently, and most of the cases, the produce was contaminated by dirty water. Very often,