Health Officials: Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In RestaurantHealth officials say the customer was exposed to a bacterial infection known as Vibrio vulnificus and died just two days after visiting the Sarasota eatery.
CDC: Stop Going Into Hotel Pools And Hot Tubs With DiarrheaCDC officials say that over 27,000 people have gotten sick because of water-related pathogens since 2000.
Heavy Drinking Could Increase 'Bad' Bacteria In Mouth, Study FindsPeople who drink more than the recommended daily limit of alcohol may harbor an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests.
Bathroom Hand Dryers Spray Feces Particles On Your Hands, Study SaysResearchers say the machines which are designed to blow hot air on you are actually sucking up feces particles and spraying them onto your hands.
Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In US, CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
The Swab Test: Amount Of Bacteria On Touchscreens May Surprise YouWhat kind of germs could we be gobbling up using touchscreens?
2 South Jersey Beaches Closed For High Bacteria LevelsTwo beaches in South Jersey are closed Tuesday after the tested water quality samples exceeded the recreational standard.
Why You Should Avoid Those Puppy KissesPenn Vet Microbiologist Shelley Rankin says what your dog eats and how they greet make their mouths the perfect petri dish for bacteria.
TOO MUCH BACTERIA: 15 NJ Beaches Closed, Some Under AdvisoriesMore than 30 New Jersey beaches are on notice from the state Department of Environmental Protection after the tested water quality samples exceeded the recreational standard.
Nearly 2M Pounds of Chicken Recalled Due to Possible BacteriaNearly two million pounds of chicken are being recalled due the potential survival of bacterial pathogen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety says.
World Health Assembly Endorses Global Plan To Tackle Antimicrobial ResistanceThis has become a worldwide issue, and it's getting worldwide attention.
Health: The Great Germ DebateAre you a germaphobe? No one wants to get sick, but what makes sense and what doesn't?
Health: Study Says An Intimate Kiss Is Actually Loaded With BacteriaA kiss is just a kiss - unless you're worried about germs. A new study was released Monday that says an intimate kiss is actually loaded with bacteria.
Study: Red Wine Prevents CavitiesIt might turn your teeth blue, but it turns out red wine actually prevents cavities.