Fast Five Quiz: This Thanksgiving, Are You Prepared to Confront Food Poisoning?

Richard H. Sinert, DO

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November 23, 2015

Few American holidays center on food quite as much as Thanksgiving. Although our friends and family certainly mean well, any time that many dishes are prepared, food poisoning can be a concern. The symptoms, varying in degree and combination, include abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache; more serious cases can result in life-threatening neurologic, hepatic, and renal syndromes leading to permanent disability or death. This Thanksgiving, how much do you know about food poisoning? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.

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