According to WHO’s first-ever global report on antibiotic resistance, antimicrobial resistance is no longer just a threat – it’s happening in every region of the world, and it could pose a major public health risk.
It seems obvious now that it’s mentioned, but you’ve probably never considered the germs that could be congregating on the most rudimentary of medical tools.
While the study was small — researchers only sampled 67 public and private water sources such as kitchen sinks and drinking fountains – it’s the first one to chart the presence of the potentially deadly bacteria in water taps.
Some mothers who aim to provide breast milk for their babies are turning to the internet, but is it safe to buy breast milk online?
Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella.
The Natural Resources Defense Council has released its guide to water quality list and Delaware and New Jersey have ranked within the top 10.
Public pools will soon be opening up for the season, but there’s some disgusting new research you might want to consider before you dive in.
The “food police” have a new report on which meat is most likely to cause foodborne illness. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
Americans consume millions of canned beverages. But did you know you could be getting a sip of Bacillus?
A hotel chain has some high-tech weapons to battle germs.
Fourteen people in at least nine states have been sickened by salmonella after handling tainted dog food from a South Carolina plant that a few years ago produced food contaminated by toxic mold that killed dozens of dogs, federal officials said Friday.
You want to reduce the incidence of infection in schools. And, according to a study in the American Journal of Infection Control, there is a good way to make it happen.
Cystitis is an infection in your bladder that is caused by bacteria.
Officials in Ventnor City, Atlantic County, New Jersey are asking residents to boil their water before using it.