Deadly skin infections caused by exposure to contaminated water in home aquariums are greatly under-diagnosed, according to new research.
The Badger brand of sunscreens for babies and children has recalled nearly 30,000 tubes due to contamination.
After a careful analysis of King Richard III's remains, the researchers believe that the late king suffered from a roundworm infection.
A new survey conducted by the Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdom found that one in three people ignore the use by date on their produce.
Copper surfaces can destroy norovirus, a new study reveals.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ building has evacuated most of its 1,500 employees after receiving a suspicious letter that was believed to contain anthrax.
Researchers found that biofilms help perserve Salmonella in extremely dry conditions and through the human digestive processes, increasing the risk for infections.
New tests date contamination in North Carolina's water to 1948, not 1953.
Over 3,000 pig carcasses were found floating in the Huangpu River near Shanghai, China.
About 38,000 pounds of pork sausage have now been recalled by the Smithfield Packing Company due to the presence of pieces of plastic, likely from gloves, according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Canadian Elisa Lam's body was found on Tuesday in one of the hotel's four water cisterns. Guests at Los Angeles' Hotel Cecil are worried after they were told that their drinking and washing water might be contaminated.
That tote bag that you are carrying for your groceries may be good for the environment, but could it be bad for your health?
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