What started off as a simple swim in the Gulf of Mexico has left an elderly woman fighting for her life in Southwest Florida.
A disease known around the world, but only recently prevalent on Florida citrus trees in the United States has now shown up in a second state.
A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for the city of Tamarac, west of State Road 7/U.S. 441.
Your mother always told you to wash your hands but she probably never mentioned your handbag. Now new research from a British company suggests handbags may also need the occasional scrub.
It’s one of the most classic scenes in comedic movie history, but the “Baby Ruth pool scene” in Caddyshack may be closer to reality than swimmers may like.
An antibiotic-resistant family of bacteria continues to spread throughout the U.S. health care system and is now prompting warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Do you wipe the top of soda can or check out your bottled water before taking a drink? After this story, you might. CBS4 Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine went on the hunt for germs… and what our exclusive testing found might literally make you sick.
A revolutionary spray that kills such things as Anthrax and the H1N1 virus is being made right here in South Florida. It’s being gobbled up by major industries such as cruise lines and Homeland Security. But it will soon be available for home use.
In an effort to prevent future outbreaks of potentially deadly bacteria the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new rules which will ban the sale of ground meat containing six additional strains of E. coli.
The Broward County Health Department has confirmed a Hollywood first-grader died from bacterial meningitis.