The First Private Crew Blasts Off for the Space Station
The dining will be fine aboard the International Space Station (ISS) throughout the next week. Flying 408 km (254 mi.) above the Earth and clipping along at a brisk 28,000 km/h (17,500 mph), the crew will be tucking into arroz Estelle Valencia, a Spanish rice dish; secreto de cerdo with pisto—Ibérico Pork with tomatoes, onions, eggplant, and peppers; and chicken and mushroom paella. That, at least, is what four of the 11 crew members aboard the ISS will be eating—the four who will arrive at the station tomorrow morning, along with their full larder, after blasting off aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecra...
Source: TIME: Science - April 8, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

The Truth About Common Digestive Health Fears
Everyone experiences digestive problems now and then, and they’re nobody’s idea of a good time. In a survey of nearly 72,000 adults in the U.S., 61% reported having had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom over the previous week, and within that group, 58% said they’d had two or more GI symptoms over the past week, according to a study in a 2018 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Because symptoms like constipation, heartburn, and abdominal pain are generally vague and often don’t have an obvious cause, those suffering tend to fear the worst. “People get very concerned abo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Authorities seize almost $3 million worth of meth disguised as onions in California
US Customs and Border Protection officers have seized nearly $3 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in small packages within a shipment of onions at a commercial facility in San Diego, the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2.9 million worth of meth disguised as onions seized at California border
Authorities said the "level of detail in the concealment" of the drugs was "unusual." #meth #borderauthorities (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Border agents seize nearly $3M in meth packed to look like onions
A smuggler attempted to cross the Mexico-US border with a giant stash of methamphetamines disguised as onions, leaving federal officials impressed with the creativity of the alleged subterfuge. #smuggler #borderagents #methamphetamines #meth (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time Honoured Food Traditions, Pleasing for Palate and Planet
Alia Chughtai (standing at the back), a journalist with filmmaker Akhlaque Mahesar (right, behind the table), and others in their team at Aur Chaawal (And Rice). Chughtai believes in using local fresh ingredients that are healthy and planet-friendly. Her method of cooking fits in with the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition’s Double Pyramid. Credit: Zofeen T. Ebrahim/IPSBy Zofeen EbrahimKARACHI, Nov 19 2021 (IPS) Balance is the absolute key, says Alia Chughtai, a journalist who started a catering service with filmmaker Akhlaque Mahesar, by the name of Aur Chaawal (And Rice), two years ago. She knows what she is talkin...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zofeen Ebrahim Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Action Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations ​ #Nutrition #FoodCulture​ #Barilla #BCFNforum # Source Type: news

Stomach bloating diet: The common vegetable you should AVOID or risk trapped wind pain
STOMACH bloating could be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could prevent trapped wind pain and tummy aches by avoiding a common vegetable. Should you cut back on the amount of onions in your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fresh air or foul odour? How Covid can distort the sense of smell
Coronavirus-induced parosmia is surprisingly common and the sensory confusion can have profound effectsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDeirdre likens her body odour to raw onions; Deepak says his favourite aftershave smells foul, and coffee like cleaning products; Julie thinks coffee and chocolate both smell like burnt ashes.Most people are aware that a cardinal symptom of Covid-19 is loss of smell, or anosmia. It may last for weeks or even months. Increasingly though, those who have recovered subsequently develop another disorienting symptom, parosmia, or a distorted sense of smell. This typi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus UK news Medical research Science World news Source Type: news

Whole raw onions recalled in Canada over link to U.S. salmonella outbreak
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall warning for whole red, yellow and white raw onions after U.S. health officials linked the vegetables to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 650 people in 37 U.S. states. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

US salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650
U.S. health officials say a salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 states (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Salmonella Outbreak in 37 States Linked to Onions
Title: Salmonella Outbreak in 37 States Linked to OnionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 21, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Onions from Mexico linked to salmonella outbreak in 37 states
The CDC is urging Americans to " throw away any unlabeled unions " from Mexico as officials investigate an outbreak of salmonella linked to the Mexican-imported vegetable that has sickened hundreds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SpaceX rocket heads to ISS with squid, toothpaste and avocados
Rocket due to reach the International Space Station this weekend is loaded with 7,300lb of fresh food and supplies for an orbiting labSpaceX has launched a supply mission bound for the International Space Station on Thursday, carrying with it thousands of tiny sea creatures along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.The 7,300lb (3,300kg) shipment – which also includes fresh lemons, onions, avocados and cherry tomatoes for the station’s seven astronauts – should arrive Saturday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Guardian staff and agency Tags: SpaceX International Space Station Science US news Source Type: news

SpaceX rocket heads to ISS with a supply of squid, toothpaste and avocados
Rocket due to reach the International Space Station this weekend is loaded with 7,300lb of fresh food and supplies for an orbiting labSpaceX has launched a supply mission bound for the International Space Station on Thursday, carrying with it thousands of tiny sea creatures along with a plaque-fighting toothpaste experiment and powerful solar panels.The 7,300lb (3,300kg) shipment – which also includes fresh lemons, onions, avocados and cherry tomatoes for the station’s seven astronauts – should arrive Saturday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Guardian staff and agency Tags: SpaceX International Space Station Science US news Source Type: news

When a Texas County Tried to Ensure Racial Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations, It Didn ’t Go as Planned
It takes about eight minutes to try and save a life. Or at least that’s how long it takes a volunteer with a tablet, standing in the parking lot at the T.R. Hoover Community Development center in South Dallas on a bitterly cold February morning. During the pandemic, the small nonprofit situated in the neighborhood that developers in the 1920s dubbed “the Ideal community” has taken on an ever evolving list of roles. It’s a job-search center. It’s a drive-through food pantry. And, of late, T.R. Hoover is an in-person coronavirus vaccine registration site aimed at helping Ideal’s mainly Bla...
Source: TIME: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Janell Ross/Dallas Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news