Drs: Bubonic Plague In Michigan + Bed Bugs On Philadelphia Bus


The Doctors: Eat Whole Grains

The Doctors reported that you’re better to sticking to 100% whole grain bread rather than bread and wraps that are labeled “light.” Of course, remember your portion sizes, and you’ll be on your way to achieving a flat belly! Belly was the word of the day and you can use the word belly to enter for a chance to win some KIND bars on The Doctors’s website.


The Doctors: Bubonic Plague In Michigan

Drs: Bubonic Plague In Michigan + Bed Bugs On Philadelphia Bus

The Doctors shared new of a case of bubonic plague in Michigan, and other top headlines. ([email protected] / Flickr)

For their News in 2:00, The Doctors shared that the Detroit Free Press is reporting that a Michigan resident has contracted the bubonic plague. Officials say there is no cause for alarm. According to the CDC, 14 human cases of the plague have been reported in the Western U.S. this year, including four deaths. People are most often infected by bites from fleas or direct contact with the tissues of body fluids from an infected animal. The riskiest areas include those that offer food and shelter for rodents. The Black Death Plague in Europe killed millions in the 1300’s.


The Doctors: Bed Bugs On Philadelphia Bus?

The Doctors then discussed the photo of what appeared to be a bed bug on a Philadelphia public bus. The photo went viral and the Philadelphia Bed Bug Task Force is now tackling the issue, which has no chemical quick-fix. Professionally targeted heat treatments and HEPA vacuums seem to work the best to eliminate bed bugs that feed on blood and cause itchiness.

The Doctors: Captive + Kate Mara As Ashley Smith

Then, The Doctors talked about the movie Captive which retells the story of Ashley Smith, played by Kate Mara. Ashley Smith was held hostage in her own house by Brian Nichols, played by David Oyelowo. Smith was a recovering meth addict who, while being held captive, began reading from the inspirational best-selling book “The Purpose Driven Life.” Smith shared her personal survivor story with The Doctors, saying that she wanted people to know it’s never too late to turn your life around.

The Doctors: Make Perfume Last Longer

Before the end of the show, The Doctors shared a tip for making your perfume last longer: petroleum jelly. Rub some on the area you’re going to put your perfume on, and then add the perfume on top of the petroleum jelly. It helps hold the fragrance to your skin. Dr Travis Stork said Dr Drew Ordon was just looking for more ways to use petroleum jelly!


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