Water samples taken at the VA North Texas facility in Bonham have tested positive for legionella bacteria. The bacteria was detected in the community living center at the Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center.
Some residents in Fort Worth may notice a slight change in the taste and color of their tap water. This week the Tarrant Regional Water District changed the city’s water source.
It’s helped tackle dirty laundry, using less energy, less water, and less detergent. However, front-load washing machines may be triggering more service calls, more trouble, and more lawsuits than manufacturers ever expected.
Water faucets in two North Texas VA Health Care facilities tested positive for the bacteria that causes legionnaires disease.
You most likely don’t know Ron Perrin. But next time you pour a glass of tap water, you might consider giving him and his crew a toast. Why? Because they work to keep your water clean.
Caviness Beef Packers, located in the Texas Panhandle city of Hereford, has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.
Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.
The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads far less bacteria than a typical handshake, researchers report. It seems to be the wisest greeting, especially during cold and flu season.
Grocery stores are clearing out portions of their produce sections after a packing company in California found fruit possible tainted with listeria.
Reser’s Fine Foods in Topeka, Kansas, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.
An online breast milk exchange linked to bacteria contamination says it is changing its policies. Researchers found high amounts of bacteria that could potentially sicken babies in three-fourths of samples they bought from women who advertised on the popular website, Only the Breast.
Dr. Crystal Foster looks ahead at the upcoming flu season, and discusses a study about how the bacteria inside of humans could impact a person’s weight.