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Will Southern voters be swayed by Democrats’ health care attacks on GOP?

GOP opposition to Obamacare, long a badge of honor for Republicans in the south, could become a liability in the minds of independent voters and wavering Republicans not sold on President Trump’s brand of Republicanism. As the mid-term election season heats up, Democrats will target GOP candidates over the Obamacare repeal attempt, Medicaid expansion and protections for pre-existing conditions.

What is salmonella and how do you keep from getting it?

Salmonella causes about 1.2 million illnesses and 450 deaths in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC. The bacteria is typically transmitted through contaminated food, but some simple preventative measures can keep you from getting sick.