If you’re thinking about hitting a tanning bed to get a head start on your summer tan, you might want to think again.
You might think the New York City subway system is not always the cleanest place in the world, but researchers have begun undertaking a mission to find out just what microorganisms are lurking at your local stop.
Suffolk County health officials say Saturday they’re closing Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore, Sayville Marine Park Beach and Bayport Beach until further notice.
Many people are familiar with probiotics, the healthy bacteria that have been linked to a healthy digestive tract.
Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.
Researchers exposed six airplane surfaces to both bacterias. The exposed surfaces included arm rests, leather seats, tray tables, seat pockets, window shades, and toilet handles.
There are a lot of products that claim to do a thorough cleaning, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported. But do they really work?
Washing a turkey before cooking it seems to make sense but experts told CBS 2’s Maurice Dubois that it could be creating a culinary crime scene.
Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.
David Carey, director of the Connecticut Bureau of Aquaculture, said 32 cases are either confirmed or under investigation.
The blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.
Officials said it’s likely that more than just warm water caused high levels of bacteria in oysters and clams harvested from the waters of Long Island Sound off of Norwalk and Westport.
A test showed that he was filled with cyanobacteria. The contaminated water tested positive for Blue-Green Algae, the same type of algae has made a new home for itself in parts of Southampton.
The summer heat has sparked concerns that go beyond the soaring temperatures, something sickening could be lurking inside of certain air conditioners.
Bacterial contamination was being blamed Monday for an outbreak of foodborne illness following the popular Burger & Beer Bash in Westchester County earlier this month.