WASHINGTON — When you take to the air, you may be packed in like sardines with other passengers. But it turns out you have a lot of other company while you’re on an airplane. A…
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — State health officials are working with scientists to study which environmental factors affect bacterial growth that can pose health risks for swimmers along state beaches. The Daily Press (http://bit.ly/1BOQQfL )…
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Department of the Environment has ordered part of the Nanticoke River because of elevated bacteria levels. The department said in a news release that is has reclassified part of the…
WASHINGTON — One of the first decisions a new mom has to make is what to feed her infant. It’s long been thought that breastfeeding is a healthier choice for the baby, and now we…
A bathroom device that is supposed to help you stay clean is actually spreading germs, according to research from British scientists.
Scientists say they\’ve found that a 10-second French kiss can transfer up to 80 million bacteria.
You may think you\’re being clean when you go through your
morning routine, but your grooming habits may be a
breeding ground for bacteria.
If you\’re somebody who doesn\’t frequently wash your dish towels, you may want to rethink your behavior.
WTOP\’s Veronica Robinson reports
The CDC calls the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria \”one of our most serious health threats.\” But researchers may have a way to stop some hospital superbugs.
Would you intentionally handle something that has harmful germs and bacteria all over it? You do – every time you pull out a dollar bill from your wallet.
The \”five-second rule\” is more than an old wives\’ tale, according to a new study.
There may be just as many germs on cellphones as
there are on the handles in a bathroom.
When using bagged, pre-washed greens, don\’t
they\’re good straight from the bag.
A chef\’s \”secret\” recipe may not be the only
secret that restaurant staff want to keep from