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Bacterial Foodborne Disease: Medical Costs and Productivity Losses

This USDA Economic Research Service Report (AER-741, available in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only), discusses cost-of-illness methods and cost-of-illness estimates for six microbe-borne diseases, including E. Coli, which receives a chapter of its own. The report can be downloaded by chapter or in its entirety. Escherichia coli refers to a diverse family of hundreds of bacteria, many of which are...
AARP Health Tools

The Health Tools portion of the AARP website addresses questions about Medicare, drug interactions, and where to find cheaper medicines. There is even a "Doughnut Hole Calculator" for those visitors with Medicare Part D who are worried about a coverage gap. The "Pill Identifier" tool helps visitors avoid medication mix-ups, by allowing for searches by "imprint", "shape", or "color" of the...