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  1. Clostridium perfringens: A Foodborne Illness, Not the 24-Hour Flu

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5568

    Michele Williams, and Jeffery LeJeune Clostridium perfringens is one of the bacteria that make people sick ... by producing a toxin that causes illness. Many times, people confuse this foodborne illness with the ... some people—especially very young or older people. Dehydration can occur with this type of foodborne ...

  2. Fleas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2081-11

    raised (swollen) itching spot, surrounded by a red halo. Flea bites on sleeping people typically occur in ... they receive a signal that a host is near. Signals may include vibrations (pet and people movement), ... fleas are common and they are biting people, treatments can be useful. Most repellents that repel ...

  3. Involving Volunteers in a Community-Led Business Retention and Expansion Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1563

    strategies to expand the diversity of people and organizations and has an active role in tackling the ... challenges that affect the well-being of communities (Beaulieu & Cordes, 2014). How many people should be ... The group helps set clear, attainable, and manageable goals for the program. Community-minded people ...

  4. Salmonella

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5566-11

    poisoning?" Food poisoning is the common term many people use to refer to foodborne illness. When an outbreak ... for several months. A few people who have salmonellosis may develop long-term joint pain, a condition ... people attribute their illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease ...

  5. Secondary Injury Prevention: Using Braces to Reduce Joint Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.8

    beneficial for people who are suffering from lower back pain or injury, particularly those who have chronic ... joint. For people who are prone to ankle injuries, braces are used to immobilize injured ankles or ...

  6. Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-317

    is for good reason, since consuming contaminated water can make people very sick. Boiling water for ... just a minute is extremely effective at killing bacteria and parasites that can make people sick. When ...

  7. Rural Neighbors—Living and Working Together

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1280

    a barn or livestock facility unless asked. Without being aware of it, people can spread diseases to ... discuss the issue. Taking legal action can be expensive and often means that the people involved have ... neighbors, being accessible and talking to people when they have concerns takes time. The effort is rewarded ...

  8. How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5586

    than enough fat, cholesterol, sodium and added sugar. People who consume too much of these nutrients ... products. The ingredient list is helpful for people who are trying to limit certain nutrients or avoid ...

  9. Gluten-Free Eating: Important Considerations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5589

    Reasons to Avoid Gluten Some people must follow a gluten-free diet for three medical reasons: wheat ... lifelong strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. Experts estimate that 1 in 100 people worldwide have ... a gluten-free diet is 20 times higher than the percentage of Americans with Celiac disease. Other Reasons People ...

  10. Portable Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79027

    calm conditions or when the wind is blowing in a safe direction to avoid drift-back onto people or ...

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