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The pool may be your go-to spot for summer fun, but you're likely sharing the water with bacteria, parasites and viruses.

‘Hot tub rash’ can cause pus-filled blisters, and you can get it from pools and lakes too. Here are 9 other ways swimming can make you sic...

Crypto is dangerous to swimmers because it resists chlorine, but norovirus, giarda, shigella, and legionella can all be in your swimming pool too.

This 40-second video perfectly captures why people shouldn’t use their phones while driving

Using your phone while driving is becoming popular, but it's a bad idea. You'll get hurt, or kill someone. Seriously.

A parasitic infection called ‘crypto’ that causes diarrhea is on the rise in US swimming pools

The US Centers for Disease and Prevention warn that outbreaks of crypto, a parasitic infection which causes diarrhea, are increasing across the US.

Papayas contaminated with salmonella bacteria have sickened 62 people in 8 states

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning to avoid eating Mexican papayas, which have been linked to 62 cases of salmonella.
The Grand Bahia Principe La Romana in the Dominican Republic.

The CDC and international health authorities are conducting tests at Dominican Republic resorts where tourists are falling ill and dying

According to reports, the CDC, the World Health Organization, and the FBI are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic.

These 2 cruise lines have the most ships with perfect sanitation scores

Royal Caribbean International and Princess Cruises each have three ships that currently have perfect scores, more than any other cruise lines.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on May 16 confronted the CEO of a drug company of the high cost of an HIV prevention drug.

GOP voters agree with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez when it comes to one of the thorniest questions in health care

About 65% of Republicans agree the government should play at least some role in influencing prices of drugs like Truvada — an HIV-preventing drug.

Over 160,000 pounds of ground beef recalled after 177 reported cases of E. coli infection

Two companies have recalled 166,624 pounds of ground beef possibly contaminated with E. coli after 177 people were reportedly infected in 10 states.
A public health official holds up three Triatoma dimidiatas bugs in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

A dangerous parasitic illness spread by ‘kissing bugs’ that bite people’s faces at night is continuing to spread in the US

Triatoma sanguisuga, a bug that bites people's face and spreads parasites, has been spotted in Delaware. The CDC has issued a warning.

A deadly drug resistant ‘super fungus’ is spreading globally – here’s what we know so far

The first case of Candida auris was detected in Singapore in 2012 and involved a 52-year-old woman.