Boil Water Notice Issued For West Fort Worth NeighborhoodThe Fort Worth Water Department issued a boil water advisory Saturday morning after water tested positive for total coliform bacteria.
Person Loses Limbs, Dies In Texas After Infection From Bacteria In GulfSouth Texas health officials say a person died after becoming infected with bacteria while wade fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
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.