How inflammation in the body could affect mental health and a reminder on how to keep your holiday foods safe for you and your family.
Heart attack patients who get a
blood transfusion could increase their risk of death.
A new study links inflammation in the body to mental health issues. The study in the Archives of General Psychiatry finds elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which is a marker of inflammatory disease, appear to be associated with increased risk of psychological distress and depression.
And the Pan American Health Organization is reminding everyone to prepare and handle food safely this holiday.
-Keep your hands, utensils, and surfaces clean.
-Cook food thoroughly.
-Make sure foods are kept at safe temperatures and keep raw foods away from cooked foods.
-Unsafe foods eaten at home account for about one-third of foodborne disease outbreaks.