House Fly Barf Is a Potential Vector of Disease

House Fly Barf Is a Potential Vector of Disease

House flies (Diptera: Muscidae) are scavengers that feed on human and animal feces, garbage, and food waste. A house fly feeds by regurgitating the liquid contents of its crop onto the surface of its food. While feeding, disease-causing bacteria such as Shigella or E. coli may be transferred from the fly’s crop to food in […]

Rapper Coolio Dies at Age 59

Rapper Coolio Dies at Age 59

Coolio, a rapper and actor who was famous for his hit song “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died at age 59. On Wednesday he went to a friend’s house. According to his longtime manager, Jarez, the rapper went to the bathroom and never came back out. After a while of calling for Coolio, his friend went to […]

Lack of Sleep May Raise Certain Health Risks

Lack of Sleep May Raise Certain Health Risks

The body needs sleep. It’s not just good for mental health, but also good for physical health. Scientists have found that not getting enough quality slumber can lead to problems with the immune system and raise risks for infectious diseases, heart disease, and stroke. The effect of a lack of sleep on the body’s ability […]

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