Study: Expensive Hotels Have More GermsThink that fancy five-star hotel you just booked is cleaner than others? According to a new study, think again.
Consumer Reports: Bacteria-Breeding HumidifiersConsumer Reports took a closer look at 35 humidifiers in three categories. Over the course of three days, testers measured the microbial growth in the humidifier’s tanks.
Proper Use Of Wipes Kills Germs, Improper Use Could Spread ThemThe every day household disinfecting wipes -- easy to grab, easy to use. But does wiping really disinfect?
Health Department Issues Warning As Lyme Disease Cases DoubleThe Allegheny County Health Department announced the number of Lyme Disease cases has nearly doubled over the last decade.
Coffee Crud: Harmful Bacteria Found In Coffee MakersMillions of Americans wake up each day and enjoy a cup of coffee. But, you may be getting more than just caffeine.
Local Vet Explains Health Benefits Of Probiotics For PetsPet owners are always looking for something to help their animals live a longer, happier, healthier life. it's a real bonus when it is cheap and easy to give.
Beards Are Back In Style, But Can They Be A Health Hazard?From close-cropped, to slightly fuller ones, facial hair is back in style. But, is something as innocent as a beard, also a health hazard?
Unpleasant Shigella Bacteria Going Around, Sometimes Antibiotic ResistantHealth officials are warning of a stomach virus going around lately.
Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Front-Loading Washer WoesIt's supposed to make your life easier. But, your washing machine could be making a mess of things.
When It Comes To Fighting Germs, What Is Sensible/Silly?What's sensible and what's silly when it comes to fighting the germs that can give you colds and the flu?
Robot Taking On Germs, Bacteria At UPMC Passavant HospitalIt's often said that the easiest place to get sick is in a hospital. But UPMC Passavant now has new technology that can take on the toughest germs and bacteria.
DEP: Some Tyler Mountain Water Contaminated With E. ColiThe DEP is warning consumers after finding that some Tyler Mountain Water has been contaminated with total coliform and E. coli.