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  1. Yersinia enterocolitica: A rare but important food safety concern for young children and immune-compromised individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    confused with appendicitis, sometimes resulting in unnecessary surgery. Crohn's disease has also been ... illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... incidence of other chronic diseases that affect the immune system. Foods implicated Yersinia enterocolitica ...

  2. Shiga-Toxin Escherichia coli: What You Should Know About this Group of Foodborne Pathogens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5561-11

    disease. The most severe strains produce the Shiga toxin; thus, a larger group of pathogenic E. coli is ... illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... or dry with a paper towel or in a salad spinner. References Centers for Disease Control and ...

  3. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    turfgrass diseases and is not recommended for the homeowner. Ideally, when fertilizing an established lawn ... a new lawn because these will impede the germination of your turf seeds. Mesotrione is the exception ... including agriculture fertilizer, lawn fertilizer, wastewater plants, sewage overflows, and faulty septic ...

  4. Osteoporosis: Risk Factors, Prevention, and Detection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5808

    Consumer Sciences, Clark County Osteoporosis means “porous bone.” It is a skeletal disease characterized by ... diseases affecting bone health in the United States and around the world. It is more common in women, ... disease. Osteoporosis is associated with certain medications such as cortisone-like drugs. Medical ...

  5. Cedar-Apple Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-10

    Ohio State University Cedar-apple rust is a common plant disease caused by the fungal pathogen ... apple, crabapple, eastern redcedar, and other juniper species. Cedar-apple rust is a widespread disease ... disease on redcedar and juniper, the symptoms can be significant and damaging on apple. This disease has ...

  6. Staphylococcus aureus: A Problem When Food Is Left Out Too Long

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5564-11

    the contaminated food. The disease that it causes can be serious, depending on individual response to ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot record the number of cases accurately unless the ... handling food. References Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Staphylococcal Food Poisoning. ...

  7. Botulism: What You Don't See or Smell Can Still Hurt You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5567-11

    bacteria Clostridium botulinium. Botulism is a rare but serious foodborne disease that can be fatal. There ... determine because the local Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot ... seek appropriate medical advice. References Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Botulism. ...

  8. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    certificates. It can affect people of any age. It is the leading cause of irreversible kidney disease, non-work ... their bodies, realizing the disease can decrease endurance and physical tolerance, causing the onset of ...

  9. Respiratory Diseases

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591105

    respiratory diseases, and how to take actions to prevent these diseases. Trainer’s Note Breathing silo gases, ... dust, or mold spores can cause lung disease or death. Teach employees to recognize this danger and to ... quiz. Background There are several different types of respiratory diseases and illnesses a person can ...

  10. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease. When working in cold weather, precautions should be ...

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