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.
Bag It Up: 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 U.S., 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.
High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria Found At Popular Spring Break BeachesOver a dozen popular beaches have tested positive for high levels of fecal bacteria according a website run by the Texas General Land Office.
Trendy 'Raw Water' Can Reportedly Give You Hepatitis, Other DiseasesA new health craze that has many people paying high prices for unfiltered water is also reportedly putting those Americans at risk for diseases like hepatitis and norovirus.
Are Cellphones To Blame For Certain Skin Issues?Have you ever thought about just how dirty your phone is? As it turns out, our phones could be causing major skin issues.
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?