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Photo of E-Coli bacteria under microscope (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Are The Items You Touch Everyday?

Gross, but true. We are covered in bacteria. Microbiologists at Nova Southeastern University say there are 10 bacteria living on you for every one cell you have.

CBS Miami–11/20/2013

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CBS4 Investigates: Drink Can Germs

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.

CBS4–02/14/2013

Tainted Meat

Study: Half Of Supermarket Meat May Have Staph Bug

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.

CBS4–04/15/2011