Study Says You're Probably Washing Your Hands All WrongHandwashing seems pretty simple, but a recent study showed that people are still doing it wrong 97 percent of the time, which can lead to the spread of bacteria.
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.
Frozen Chickens Distributed In Texas Recalled Due To Possible ContaminationThe recalled chicken was packaged whole in plastic bags and distributed in the Houston, Dallas and Austin areas.
Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning SearchesDisease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
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.
Yucky Ducky? Study Reveals Bath-Time Toy's Dirty SecretScientists now have the dirt on the rubber ducky: Those cute yellow bath-time toys are — as some parents have long suspected — a haven for nasty bugs.
Man Dies From Infection He Got While Doing Harvey Storm RepairsHealth officials say the death of a 31-year-old Galveston man is the result of Hurricane Harvey because he was doing repair work to clean up from the storm when he contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection.
FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Dough Amid E. Coli FearsIn a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, the federal Food and Drug Administration says people shouldn't eat raw dough or batter of any kind.