The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says customers in areas of Prince George’s County no longer need to boil their water prior to use.
Health officials are warning people to avoid the water near a pier in Lake Ogleton after high bacteria levels were found there.
Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Many people these days are participating in ‘tough mudders’ to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.
Maryland health officials are warning people against eating a porridge product because of the potential presence of dangerous bacteria in it.
Consumer Reports finds that up to 97 percent of chicken we eat is contaminated with harmful bacteria.
The Anne Arundel County Health Department has lifted restrictions on swimming at three beaches after samples showed bacterial levels had returned to acceptable levels.
WJZ is continuing to investigate the smell at the Inner Harbor and if raw sewage is to blame. The initial results are in.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.
An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.
The number of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland stricken with illness after consuming raw milk from the same farm has risen to 23, health officials in the two states said Wednesday.
Health officials say six people in Pennsylvania and Maryland who consumed raw milk from the same farm have been stricken with illnesses that suggest the product may contain harmful bacteria.