Health Officials Warn Of Infections From LI Sound WaterFour patients in August and one in July were diagnosed with relatively rare Vibrio vulnificus infections, according the state Department of Public Health.
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.
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.
13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria ConcernsHealth officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.
Flying The Filthy Skies: New Research Shows That Bacteria Thrives In Airplane CabinsResearchers exposed six airplane surfaces to both bacterias. The exposed surfaces included arm rests, leather seats, tray tables, seat pockets, window shades, and toilet handles.
Seen At 11: How Effective Are Gadget Cleaning Products?There are a lot of products that claim to do a thorough cleaning, CBS 2's Maurice DuBois reported. But do they really work?
Stay Safe From Salmonella With These Poultry Prepping TipsWashing 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.