Centers for Disease Control (CDC) http://www.kunc.org en After Positive Fort Collins Test, What To Know About Tularemia http://www.kunc.org/post/after-positive-fort-collins-test-what-know-about-tularemia <p>A wild rabbit in Fort Collins recently tested positive for a disease called tularemia, a very infectious disease that can sicken humans as well as animals, the Larimer County Health Department <a href="http://www.larimer.org/news/newsDetail.cfm?id=2531" target="_blank">reported</a>.</p><p>So how worried should you be?</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:10:19 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58675 at http://www.kunc.org After Positive Fort Collins Test, What To Know About Tularemia Report: Foodborne Illnesses More Likely To Come From Restaurants http://www.kunc.org/post/report-foodborne-illnesses-more-likely-come-restaurants <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">You’re much more likely to get a foodborne illness eating at a restaurant than in your own home, according to a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a Washington D.C.-based think tank.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:08:52 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 55304 at http://www.kunc.org Report: Foodborne Illnesses More Likely To Come From Restaurants Disease Detectives Are Solving Fewer Foodborne Illness Cases http://www.kunc.org/post/disease-detectives-are-solving-fewer-foodborne-illness-cases Recall, if you will, some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks of the past decade. There was the nasty <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/01/28/267809588/cantaloupe-farmers-get-probation-over-deadly-listeria-outbreak">outbreak</a> of listeria from cantaloupe in 2011 that killed 33 people. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:44:00 +0000 Eliza Barclay 55250 at http://www.kunc.org Disease Detectives Are Solving Fewer Foodborne Illness Cases Teens Who Try E-Cigarettes Are More Likely To Try Tobacco, Too http://www.kunc.org/post/teens-who-try-e-cigarettes-are-more-likely-try-tobacco-too While electronic cigarettes may be marketed as alternatives that will keep teenagers away from tobacco, a study suggests that may not be the case.<p>Trying e-cigarettes increased the odds that a teenager would also try tobacco cigarettes and become regular smokers, the study found. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:46:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 54476 at http://www.kunc.org Teens Who Try E-Cigarettes Are More Likely To Try Tobacco, Too E-Cigarette Critics Worry New Ads Will Make 'Vaping' Cool For Kids http://www.kunc.org/post/e-cigarette-critics-worry-new-ads-will-make-vaping-cool-kids Electronic cigarette makers are getting bold with their advertising, using provocative new print ads and <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUJ5W2pz1XI" target="_blank">celebrity endorsements</a> on TV. But public health advocates say these images are luring kids to hook them on nicotine.<p>The latest ad for blu eCigs, for example, which ran in the <em>Sports Illustrated</em> swimsuit edition, features an itsy bitsy bikini bottom emblazoned with the company name and includes the tagline "Slim. Charged. Ready to go." You don't see the model's face. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:10:00 +0000 Debbie Elliott 54404 at http://www.kunc.org E-Cigarette Critics Worry New Ads Will Make 'Vaping' Cool For Kids