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.
Md. Hospital Shuts Down NICU Again Over Deadly Bacteria For the second time in three months, a Maryland hospital has shut down its neonatal intensive care unit after babies tested positive for potentially deadly bacteria.
More Cases of Superbug Precursor Reported, But No Spread A fourth U.S. person has been diagnosed with bacteria resistant to a last resort antibiotic, but researchers are expressing relief that so far these superbug precursors have not spread to others.
Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Prince George's CountyThe Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says customers in areas of Prince George’s County no longer need to boil their water prior to use.
High Bacteria Levels Found In Lake OgletonHealth officials are warning people to avoid the water near a pier in Lake Ogleton after high bacteria levels were found there.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+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.
Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The WaterMany 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.
Md. Warns Of Possible Bacteria In Porridge ProductMaryland health officials are warning people against eating a porridge product because of the potential presence of dangerous bacteria in it.
Report Finds 97 Percent Of Chicken Is Contaminated With Harmful BacteriaConsumer Reports finds that up to 97 percent of chicken we eat is contaminated with harmful bacteria.
3 Anne Arundel Co. Beaches ReopenedThe Anne Arundel County Health Department has lifted restrictions on swimming at three beaches after samples showed bacterial levels had returned to acceptable levels.
Officials Still Debating Cause Of The Smell At The Inner HarborWJZ is continuing to investigate the smell at the Inner Harbor and if raw sewage is to blame. The initial results are in.
3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish HarvestingThe Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.