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.
Tanning Beds Can Spread Herpes And Other Pathogens, Doctors WarnIf you’re thinking about hitting a tanning bed to get a head start on your summer tan, you might want to think again.
'PathoMap' Breaks Down Bacteria, Other Microorganisms At City's Subway StationsYou 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.
3 Long Island Beaches Closed Due To High BacteriaSuffolk County health officials say Saturday they're closing Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore, Sayville Marine Park Beach and Bayport Beach until further notice.
Dr. Max Gomez: For Acne Sufferers Probiotics May Be A Skin Sensation Many people are familiar with probiotics, the healthy bacteria that have been linked to a healthy digestive tract.