Eat The Seeds: The Germs Found Inside Apples May Be Good For YouApples overflow with bacteria -- about 100 million bacteria, many of which are healthy. Apple aficionados who swallow the core not only get extra fiber, flavonoids, and flavor, they also ingest about 10 times more bacteria than people who discard the rough bits at the center, new research finds.
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.
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?
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?