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.
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.