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Sushi and Tapeworm

The risk of getting a tapeworm from sushi is small because this parasite is found almost exclusively in freshwater fish, and sushi is made from marine fish. Still, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems should avoid raw fish, say food safety experts at the University of California at Davis.

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Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises