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A boy dies after ingesting leeches from stir fried water spinach

Kangkong is also known as water glorybind, water spinach, water convolvulus and swamp cabbage It is a popular dish in Asia and normally eaten stir fried with shrimps, garlic and/or chili paste (belacan). As kangkung is a water based plant with hollow stems, it is not surprising that leeches can breed in it. The following is …

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Heartburn but nothing wrong in tests and OTC does not work

Interesting by unexplainable symptoms of heartburn- nothing turned up at tests and all over the counter medication relief were not effective: Doctors don’t seem to have a clue what’s going on. Any ideas? At 17, I was already having heartburn after eating/drinking certain things. When I turned 19,  it had gotten to a point that …

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