Fighting Germs With UV Light Zappers: 'It Doesn't Get Rid Of All Viruses, But Brings It Down To Good Level'An Assistant Professor and Director of the MPH Epidemiology Program at UNT Health Science Center said these UV devices do work, but there are limitations.
Study: Airport Security Trays Carry More Germs Than ToiletsA new study finds airport security bins are a hotbed for germs that can cause illnesses in humans, such as the flu and the common cold.
Ultra-Clean Homes Can Trigger Childhood Cancer, Study FindsA groundbreaking study into what triggers cancer has found that children who are "too hygienic" and are kept away from other kids were at greater risk for developing leukemia.
Genetic Sleuthing Bolsters Food Poisoning SearchesDisease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
Top 5 Surprising Ways To Avoid Getting SickNo matter how hard you try avoiding the cold virus this time of year can seem near impossible. It's not.
Germs & Mold Cover Halloween MasksThose gory masks may not be half as disgusting as what could be creeping and crawling on your face after you try one on.
CDC: Urine, Not Chlorine, Makes Your Eyes Burn In The PoolA health revelation about swimming pool water has some people saying... yuck!
Schools Teaching Students To Fight Back Against GermsWith flu season right around the corner, North Texas schools are teaching students to fight back against germs. But some researchers say one weapon – hand sanitizer – may not be as powerful as many people think.
Officials Alarmed By Increasing Superbug Reports Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals. These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics.
DFW Doctor Talks Offices, Baby Boomers, TVDr. Crystal Foster talks about some of the latest medical headlines including a new study about germs in the workplace, the overall health of Baby Boomers, and why men shouldn't watch television.
Yuck! What's On That Soda Can? CBS 11's I-Team Finds OutPop the top of your favorite soda can and you can expect to find carbonated water, sugar, even sodium.
Think You've Scrubbed The Flu Bug? Think Again!TV remotes. Cell phones. Keyboards. We all touch them…over and over…everyday. Flu germs can live on surfaces up to 48 hours
CBS 11 Investigates: How Dirty Is Your Plane?Serratia Plymuthica. Brevundimonas diminuth. Enterobacter asburiae. Klebsiella. Do you know what these are? Well, you may have been sitting next to them on your last airplane flight?
Dallas Doc: Don't Feel Well? Stay Away From OfficeWe’ve all been there. The uncomfortable cringe and surreptitious search for hand sanitizer as an obviously ill coworker hacks, coughs, and sneezes. While the goal may have been ‘dedicated martyr’, the reality more closely resembles Typhoid Mary.
Local Doctor Talks Concussions, Vitamin D, GermsDr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest concussion study, the benefits of Vitamin D and what people can do to avoid catching nasty germs.