High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria Found At Popular Spring Break BeachesOver a dozen popular beaches have tested positive for high levels of fecal bacteria according a website run by the Texas General Land Office.
Trendy 'Raw Water' Can Reportedly Give You Hepatitis, Other DiseasesA new health craze that has many people paying high prices for unfiltered water is also reportedly putting those Americans at risk for diseases like hepatitis and norovirus.
CDC: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Carried By International Travelers Spreading Across U.S.Three cases have been reported in Michigan.
Bacteria In Samples Lead To Flint Water Advisory City officials say Friday that the advisory comes after total coliform bacteria was found in some water samples, but follow-up testing didn't find the presence of fecal coliform or E. coli bacteria.
Study: Your Doctor's Stethoscope May Be FilthyThey're a symbol of healing, but a new study finds one of the tools doctors use can be a magnet for bacteria.
Is Your iPhone Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat?Researchers took swabs from 90 devices ...
Study Links Gut Bacteria To Obesity, DiabetesA new study finds that bacteria living in the intestines could be the key to finding an effective treatment for obesity.
UM: Bacteria In Tap Water Can Be Traced To Water TreatmentMost of the bacteria that remain in drinking water when it gets to the tap can be traced to filters used in the water treatment process, rather than to the aquifers or rivers where it originated, University of Michigan researchers discovered.
Michigan Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating BacteriaFamily members said the Farmington Hills woman likely contracted the illness after visiting a local hospital to have a boil lanced.
Where The Germs Are: What's Crawling With Bacteria At Your Workplace?If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs, you don’t want to know about office break rooms and kitchens.
$755K Awarded To Woman With Flesh-Eating BacteriaA jury has awarded $755,000 to a Grand Rapids woman who developed flesh-eating bacteria.
CDC Now Tracking Antibiotic Use In Hospitals The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.