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.
A new study estimates nearly half of the meat and poultry sold at U.S. supermarkets and grocery stores is contaminated with a bacteria that can make you very sick. The bacteria is Staphylococcus aureus, also known as staph, which is a common cause of infection in people.
Swimming still a no-go at Hobie Beach five days after water samples deemed it unsafe.
Planning to go for a swim this weekend in Hobie Beach? You may want to think twice. Officials still have not lifted a swimming advisory from the beach on Rickenbacker Causeway after the water was deemed unsafe to swim in.
Microscopic germs are everywhere and they can cause big misery. A new over-the-counter product claims to be a germ buster but can it really protect you and your family?
A new study from researchers at Northwestern University is giving doctors new insight into how bacteria and the human body interact. Researchers found human DNA in the gonorrhea genome.
I reported a story at 5 and 6 pm tonight on new reports that show significant levels of mold in the air and on surfaces in several areas of the Broward County Courthouse. The reports […]
The on-again, off-again, on-again boil water order in North Lauderdale is off-again. In other words, North Lauderdale residents no longer have to boil their drinking or cooking water. According to Jen Johnson with the City of North Lauderdale, the boil water order, which was put into place twice since Thanksgiving Day, was lifted Monday afternoon after all tests for bacteria came back negative in the drinking water.
Residents of North Lauderdale are under a precautionary boil water order due to bacteria found in one of the city’s drinking water wells.