Walmart Recalls Aromatherapy Spray Over Deadly BacteriaIt was a mystery by any definition of the word -- a rare tropical infection that had sickened people in the decidedly non-tropical states of Minnesota and Kansas, as well as Texas. The first patient to get sick, in Kansas in March, died.
Scientists In California Accidentally Discover Bacteria That Eats MetalScientists have discovered a type of bacteria that eats and gets its calories from metal, after suspecting they exist for more than a hundred years but never proving it.
Holiday Reminder: Tell Kids 'No' When It Comes To Raw Cookie DoughThe holidays are here, and plenty of families will be in the kitchen baking up sweet treats. There are some kitchen safety tips that you should keep in mind.
Study: Hand Sanitizers Are Losing Kill Power Against This Germ In HospitalsIn hospitals, one bacterial species is becoming increasingly tolerant to the alcohols used in hand sanitizers.
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.
Do You Know What's Growing On Your Kitchen Towel?Researchers have found a concerning amount of bacteria grows on kitchen towels.
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.
Inside Of Rubber Duckies Is Full Of BacteriaA new study confirms what parents already know: the inside of a rubber ducky is gross.
Dangerous Type Of Bacteria Can Strike Humans And DogsDoctors and veterinarians are warning about a hidden threat from a deadly bacteria that people can contract from their dogs. A growing number of pets are getting the infection, and it’s easily spread and often missed.
Chipotle Outbreak Over; CDC Closes InvestigationThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
CDC Expects Number Of People Infected With E. Coli From Costco Chicken Salad To GrowThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves.