Bacteria

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Coffee Crud: Harmful Bacteria Found In Coffee Makers

Millions of Americans wake up each day and enjoy a cup of coffee. But, you may be getting more than just caffeine.

05/18/2015

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Local Vet Explains Health Benefits Of Probiotics For Pets

Pet 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.

04/27/2015

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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?

04/13/2015

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Unpleasant Shigella Bacteria Going Around, Sometimes Antibiotic Resistant

Health officials are warning of a stomach virus going around lately.

04/09/2015

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Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Front-Loading Washer Woes

It’s supposed to make your life easier. But, your washing machine could be making a mess of things.

02/25/2015

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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?

02/10/2015

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Robot Taking On Germs, Bacteria At UPMC Passavant Hospital

It’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.

07/09/2014

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DEP: Some Tyler Mountain Water Contaminated With E. Coli

The DEP is warning consumers after finding that some Tyler Mountain Water has been contaminated with total coliform and E. coli.

04/26/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Study Reveals Dangers In Chicken

If you eat chicken, a concerning report came out today potential health risks.

12/19/2013

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Experts Say Washing Raw Poultry Spreads Bacteria Instead Of Getting Rid Of It

This week, millions of Americans will be preparing that turkey for Thanksgiving.

11/26/2013

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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Becoming A Problem In Pets

It’s been said that too much medicine creates strains of drug-resistant bacteria. However, it’s not just a problem for people. It’s a problem for pets, too.

10/28/2013

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Locally Produced Milk Could Have Bacterial Contamination

County health officials are warning consumers to discard milk they may have purchased from a local company.

08/06/2013

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County Testing Point State Park Fountain For Legionnaires’ Disease

The Allegheny County Health Department is testing the water in the fountain at Pittsburgh’s Point State Park after a recent visitor was diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease, which is commonly spread by waterborne bacteria.

07/02/2013

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What Makes Bactronix Special?

Bactronix Vice President A.J. Powell joined KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino in studio to discuss the methods they use to kill bacteria.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/20/2013

Raw Milk Health Alert

There’s a new warning about raw milk. It could be contaminated with bacteria.

05/29/2013

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