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Your Day in Health: November 23

A food poisoning outbreak you need to know about, and more of today's essential health news.

Your Day in Health: November 23
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Your Day in Health: November 23

A food poisoning outbreak you need to know about, and more of today's essential health news.

DELISH: 13 People Dead After Seafood Bacteria Outbreak

"While eating raw seafood obviously comes with a set of small risks, this week, Florida has reported a recent uptick in reported cases of a potentially deadly bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus that causes serious illness. ​Though the rate of E. coli, salmonella, and listeria have remained stagnant, Vibrio poisoning has risen by 52 percent in just a few years. ​This year, the total number of cases in Florida has reached 42 — higher than in any year since 2008, with the illness reaching a whopping 25 counties in the state. What's more, the death toll has climbed to 13." Read full story.

NPR: Turning Down The Heat When Cooking Meat May Reduce Cancer Risk

"Part of the cancer risk posed by eating red and processed meats is actually related to how the meat is prepared. Lower temperature, slower cooking – like baking or roasting – is a better health bet." Read full story.

EAT THIS! TIP: Make sure you're stocking your kitchen with the right kind of meat for your flat-belly goals. Check out these 29 Best Proteins for Weight Loss!

YAHOO: Sticking To The Same Sleeping Routine Is Good For Our Health

"If possible, it is better to go to bed and get up at the same time during the week and at the weekend, says a new U.S. study which has established a link between changes to sleeping schedules and metabolic disorders. Difficulty in waking up on Monday morning could mean we are storing up trouble in terms of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease." Read full story.

EAT THIS! TIP: Getting enough sleep is one of the 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism!