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.
Health Risks Increasing For Flesh-Eating BacteriaVibrio naturally occurs in brackish water, like the Chesapeake. In summer, it increases.
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.
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.