The Germiest Place In Your Home And The Best Way To Combat Those MicrobesDo you compulsively scrub your toilet for fear of germs? Good for you, but how often do you change your bath and hand towels?
Using Hand Sanitizer May Be Giving You A False Sense Of SecurityAchoo! As you reach for a tissue and blow your nose you notice your coworkers recoiling in horror, so you make a reassuring pump of the hand sanitizer.
Study: Airport Security Trays Carry More Germs Than ToiletsSo next time you're dumping your phone, passport and laptop into the tray -- it might be worth having the hand sanitizer handy.
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.
Holiday Bustle Can Come Gift Wrapped With GermsThis time of year you tend to burn the candle at both ends which means, among other things, you're probably not getting enough sleep.
Metro Detroit Hospital Gets Germ Zapping RobotsA Metro Detroit hospital has a powerful new weapon in the war against germs.
Grab The Disinfectant! The Germiest Places In Your Home RevealedHere's another one of those stories that'll have you running for the disinfecting wipes -- especially if you have kids.
Michigan Tech Scientist Honored for Food Safety InnovationA Michigan Technological Univeristy professor's research on embedding small quantities of copper in food packaging and potting soil is being commericalized into a business.
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.
Survey Reveals Most Moms Miss The Mark On Germ KnowledgeThe survey revealed that the majority of moms scored in the 'D' range – meaning that most don't make the grade when it comes to minimizing the spread of germs in the nursery.
Best Defense Against Flu Germs? Try Washing Your HandsAre you trying to avoid getting sick with either a cold or the flu? One of your best methods of defense is actually something that you should be doing everyday anyway.
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.
Study: Gas Pumps Top List Of Filthiest SurfacesA new study takes a microscope to some of the most germ-riddled places that we encounter each day.
Ear Piercing: By Gun Or By Needle?If you're getting your little girl's ear pierced soon, listen up - there's a safe and a not-so-safe way to do it.
New Drug-Resistant Superbugs Found