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A woman is the first to die from an Atlanta outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, an extreme form of pneumonia that can spread through shower heads...
People who are older than 50 and those who have weakened immune systems from cancer, diabetes, or other conditions are at risk for the disease.
A woman’s limbs were amputated after her dogs licked her and gave her a bacterial infection. Most dogs carry the same bacteria.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus can cause flu-like symptoms. People with weakened immune systems are most susceptible.
Gym equipment, locker room floors, and community yoga mats can host germs that cause skin conditions like warts, staph infections, and athlete's foot.
The more variety of bacteria in your gut, the less likely it is for one to be dominant enough for you to get sick.
In a Facebook post, Cheryl Bennett Wiygul described how her dad went from swimming in the ocean to the ICU in a matter of 48 hours.
One-third of Americans admit that they don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. Here’s why you should.
Public restrooms are covered in fecal bacteria. The CDC recommends you wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds to stay clean.
Bacteria from faeces has been found in bottled water from a second Malaysian manufacturer – here’s what drinking it does to your body
In serious cases, it can cause death.
Consuming water with the bacteria can lead to infections - and in rare cases, serious illnesses.
We touch our faces many times a day, so whatever is on your hands has a chance of making its way into your system and making you ill.
uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...
Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.