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Q: I afresh married, and my bedmate says it’s OK to augment my dog Oscar raw meat. I don’t anticipate so, but I don’t appetite to alpha an argument. Could you achieve this affair for us?—Jayme W., Portland, Oregon
A: Nice to apprehend from you, Jayme, and congrats on your nuptials. Raw meat diets for dogs (and cats) are added popular. Americans accept afresh spent $100 actor a year on commercially prepared, basic chunks of protein, assertive it’s a diet bigger ill-fitted to a pooch’s digestive system.
But not alone do new genomic studies appearance that calm dogs accept acquired to handle a analogously starch-rich diet, studies actuality and in Europe additionally appearance that raw meat-based diets generally are attenuated with bacilli and parasites that can affect both a dog and its animal handlers.
A new abstraction from The Netherlands appear in the BMJ account Vet Record analyzed 35 commercial, arctic raw meat-based diets from eight altered brands. The advisers begin the E. coli ache that causes astringent sickness—serotype O157:H7—in 23 percent of articles tested. They additionally begin Listeria monocytogenes in 54 percent! If transmitted from pet to human, it can be deadly. The account Microbiological Reviews letters that Listeriosis has a bloodshed amount of over 20 percent and “is begin mainly amid abundant women, their fetuses and immune-compromised persons.” The advisers additionally begin the awful bacilli Salmonella in 20 percent of articles tested. Three varieties of parasites were in added than 22 percent of raw meat-based diets.
These allegation appear on the heels of a two-year abstraction in which the Aliment and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine buried over 1,000 samples of pet aliment for contaminants that can account foodborne illnesses. And they begin raw meat-based diets are added acceptable to be attenuated with disease-causing bacilli and parasites, aback compared with added types of pet aliment activated (dried and cooked). So Jayme, additional Oscar, your new hubby, yourself and your approaching baby the dangers of a raw meat-based diet. Dish up adapted pet aliment only.
Q: Aback addition sneezes, what absolutely are the affairs of overextension a algid or flu to others?—Sarah T., Springfield, Missouri
A: During algid and flu season, sneezy association are everywhere. And those sneezes, say MIT researchers, actualize a billow of potentially germ-infused aerosol that balloon, breach afar and banish as a spray; they can advance up to 6 feet.
While best bacilli that activate cold-like affection don’t alive continued on your hands, 40 percent of embodied rhinoviruses are still communicable afterwards an hour. Respiratory syncytial virus, addition sneeze-producing microbe, can survive on aperture handles for up to six hours and on accouterment and tissues for 30 to 45 minutes.
Your best bet aback about addition who’s sneezing is to angle back, don’t blow your face with your calmly until you ablution them and abutment your allowed arrangement by advancement a advantageous weight, alienated anarchic foods (processed grain, sugars and red meat) and walking 10,000 accomplish daily.
And what should you do if YOU are the apprehend factory? Don’t asphyxiate that sneeze. A new beat in BMJ Case Letters is about a 34-year-old man who acutely damaged tissue from his close to his ribcage aback he suppressed a apprehend by avidity his adenoids shut and anchor his aperture closed. He was in the hospital on a agriculture tube for a week. And alike if annihilation that affecting happens to you, a squelched apprehend can accident sinuses or aerial or account an ear infection.
Sneezing into the cheat of your bend or high arm (often recommended) deposits abeyant communicable actual on you that can be calmly “shared.” Your best bet? Aback you sneeze, awning your face with a tissue. Flush the tissue. Then ablution your calmly for 20 seconds. Not possible? Use alcohol-based duke sanitizer. And booty heart, no amount which end of a apprehend you’re on, in one study, out of 61 association with the flu, beneath than bisected appear the virus into a room.
Mehmet Oz, M.D. is host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” and Mike Roizen, M.D. is Chief Wellness Officer and Chair of Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Email your bloom and wellness questions to Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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