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Athletes Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Fatal

Athletes Drinking Too Much Water Can Be Fatal

With football practice beginning in the hot August heat, athletes are encouraged to stay hydrated. However, drinking too much can be fatal. In 2017, a football coach from the University of Texas created a urine-based “Longhorn Football Chart,” which designates players with yellow or brown urine and labels them as “selfish” or a “bad guy” respectively. […]

HIV Rates Higher Among Those 50 Years and Older

HIV Rates Higher Among Those 50 Years and Older

Americans 50 years and older make up the highest group of individuals living with HIV, human immunodeficiency virus. In 2014, the CDC reported living with diagnosed HIV by age group, the two highest groups were ages 50-54 and 55-59. There is a significant drop, greater than 5,000, for ages 60-64. Ages 65 and older show a […]

Recall of Whey Powder Affects Dozens of Popular Foods

Recall of Whey Powder Affects Dozens of Popular Foods

A little-known key ingredient in the manufacture of many foods is whey powder. It serves as a gel, thickener, or to modify texture. When there is a possible salmonella contamination in the production of packaged foods the item is recalled. Once the wholesaler of the whey powder sent out notification of the possible contaminant, their customers must […]

Popular Snack Food Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Bits Recalled

Popular Snack Food Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Bits Recalled

A voluntary recall for Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bit was issued by the manufacturer of the popular snack food on July 21, 2018. These recalled products, listed below, contain whey powder. The company’s supplier recalled the powder because of the possibility it might be contaminated with the microorganism, Salmonella. While there have no reports […]

Etymology and Evolution of the N-Word

Etymology and Evolution of the N-Word

Since slavery, Nigger has been used as a derogatory name to call to black people. The etymology or origin of the word Nigger is traced back to Latin, meaning black.  Nigger was used by slave owners and non-slave owners, the word is still being used today by white nationalists and supremacist to demean blacks and other ethnicities who […]