Every 15 Minutes, Someone In The US Dies Of A Drug-Resistant SuperbugEvery 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
NH Warns Some Swimmers Of Poor Water QualitySome ponds and lakes are off limits to swimming because of algae blooms or bacteria from animal waste, though a state expert said Tuesday that this year has seen an average number of beach closures.
NH Closes Some Lakes And Ponds To Swimming Due To Algae Bloom, BacteriaThe state of New Hampshire has posted some ponds and lakes off limits to swimming because of algae blooms or bacteria from animal waste.
Broad Institute Announces Collaboration With AstraZenecaThe collaboration is aimed at targeting dangerous bacterial infections that don't react to existing drugs.
Parts Of Lake Quinsigamond Closed To SwimmingParts of Lake Quinsigamond have been closed to swimming and fishing over health concerns.
Ipswich Repoens All Five Beaches After Bacteria TestsAt least on of the public beaches in Ipswich have been shut down, just as a long stretch of oppressive heat is beginning.
Homeland Security To Test Biological Sensors In MBTA TunnelsFederal officials say they test the subway sensors by releasing dead bacteria called B-subtilis.
Research Shows Public Restrooms Are Dirtier Than You ThinkExperts are releasing their findings on research they did on the amount of germs found in public restrooms. And it's pretty disgusting.
Warnings Posted Over High Bacteria Counts At Some North Shore BeachesPeople trying to beat the heat at Revere Beach and two other popular North Shore beaches are being advised against swimming because of unusually high bacterial counts.
Several Martha's Vineyard Beaches Shut Down Over Bacteria ConcernsSeveral Martha’s Vineyard beaches have been shut down over bacteria concerns.
E. Coli Forces Closure Of Beaches In Chelmsford, HollistonHigher-than-normal E. coli readings have led to the closure of two Massachusetts beaches.
13 South Shore Beaches Closed Due To BacteriaThirteen South Shore beaches stretching from Quincy to Plymouth are closed to swimming heading into the Fathers Day Weekend after testing revealed high levels of bacteria.