36 million pounds of ground turkey recalled due to Salmonella By Dr Ananya Mandal.

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A far more scientific and rational approach to AIDS is needed, says expert The Secretariat of the Joint US Programme on HIV/AIDS has lost valuable ground by ignoring for years the contribution of long-term concurrent relationships to Africa’s AIDS epidemic, claims an expert ahead of Globe AIDS Day on bmj.com. UNAIDS may be ‘contributing to the mystification of AIDS in Africa by advertising a needlessly overcomplicated view of the epidemic’, says Helen Epstein, an unbiased consultant on public wellness in developing countries.