Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In RestaurantHealth officials say the customer was exposed to a bacterial infection known as Vibrio vulnificus and died just two days after visiting the Sarasota eatery.
CDC: Stop Going Into Hotel Pools And Hot Tubs With DiarrheaCDC officials say that over 27,000 people have gotten sick because of water-related pathogens since 2000.
Heavy Drinking Could Increase 'Bad' Bacteria In Mouth, Study FindsPeople who drink more than the recommended daily limit of alcohol may harbor an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests.
Bathroom Hand Dryers Spray Feces Particles On Your Hands, Study SaysResearchers say the machines which are designed to blow hot air on you are actually sucking up feces particles and spraying them onto your hands.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
The Dirt On Rubber Ducky Reveals Bath-Time Toy's Dirty SecretScientists now have the dirt on the rubber ducky: Those cute yellow bath-time toys are — as some parents have long suspected — a haven for nasty bugs.
Food For Thought: Is The 5-Second Rule Fact Or Fiction?The five second rule. Is it fact or fiction?
1 Dead, 1 Sickened From Flesh-Eating BacteriaOne person has died and another person fell ill when they contracted a flesh-eating bacteria which can be found in warm salt water.
For Acne Sufferers Probiotics May Be A Skin SensationProbiotics are becoming a skin sensation now more than ever, especially for those who have issues with acne.
How Dirty Is It At The Movie Theater?With so many of us going to the movies on any given night, CBS4 News wondered how dirty are the theaters we visit.
How Dirty Are Your Dog's Kisses?We’ve all gotten licks of love from our dogs. However, would you let your dog kiss you on the mouth?
How Dirty Is It Inside Your House? Bacteria is all over your home and you may not even realize it. CBS4's Brian Andrews examined the things if your house that could make you sick.
No Swimming Advisory Lifted For North Shores BeachWater tests have come back exceeding quality specifications for Enteric bacteria and the Florida Department of Health decided the advisory was no longer necessary.
If You Can Touch It, CBS4 Can Test It: How Dirty Is It? How often do you wash your hands? You may think just enough, but after seeing the results CBS4 obtained when testing public places for bacteria—you may reconsider.