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NORTHPORT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Audubon says a common loon well-known in the northern Lower Peninsula has died, apparently from eating contaminated fish. The bird known as "Patriarch" was 21 years old. He was among the first loons in the region...
Dan Myers, water resource specialist for Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, said he got a call from a woman a few weeks ago who was watching a loon struggling to get out of the surf of Lake Michigan. The loon, he says, was most likely infected with avian...
The October-November issue of Organic Gardening magazine features tips for home and garden, including these from its editors: Gardeners love plants, no news in that. Often this enthusiasm results in beds and borders planted all over a property, with...
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Recently, Greg Reisig was hiking along the Lake Michigan beach north of Cross Village when he came across a dead loon. Then another, and another — all within the space of about 1,500 feet. "I was aware of the last outbreak of avian botulism, so...
Tags: Halloween, Lakes and Ponds, Invasive Species
Ask the PediatricianQ: My school-age children have been sick with colds lately, and because of conflicting information in the news, I’m still unsure about which over-the-counter medications are safe to use. Can you advise? A: Good question, and I agree that the...
Daily American Staff WriterGinny Brown has been canning her own meats, fruits and vegetables for about 20 years. "My mother canned, but I wasn't interested then," the Somerset resident said. "After I was married we had a rough time and I thought there should be an easier way. I...
LAKEPORT, Mich. (AP) — At least two lake sturgeon, which are designated as a threatened species in Michigan, recently have been found washed ashore along Lake Huron. Lynn Whittenburg, of Lakeport, told The Times Herald in Port Huron for a...
Infant botulism is an illness that can occur when an infant ingests bacteria that produce a toxin inside the body. The condition can be frightening because it can cause muscle weakness and breathing problems. But it is very rare: Fewer than 100 cases...
KTLA NewsLAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities in Orange County are warning the public about a possible outbreak of botulism involving birds. Five Mallard ducks and one American Coot were admitted to the Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center (WWCC) in...
Tags: Botox (drug), Symptoms
Channel 2 NewsSmoked salmon products made in Alaska and sold in the Fairbanks area have been recalled by their maker due to possible contamination with botulism-causing bacteria, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. DEC says the recall...
Tags: Product Recalls, Salmon, Symptoms
The Hartford CourantBarack Obama claims only that his legislative and foreign policy achievements in his first two years matched those of "any president — with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR and Lincoln" in "modern history." Some Obama enthusiasts are less...
If you have been hesitant about using a pressure canner or do not feel confident in using one, this workshop is for you! To prevent botulism, pressure canning is the only safe way to can vegetables, such as green beans, corn, beets and other non-...
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