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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.
A mother is warning others about life-threatening tick bites after her 2-year-old was hospitalized: ‘He wailed because it hurt so badly to be to...
Rocky Mountain spotted fever can be deadly, but if it's correctly diagnosed, it can be treated with antibiotics.
The FDA is warning people about contaminated tattoo ink that could lead to dangerous bacterial infections
On Wednesday, the FDA warned the public that about six tattoo inks were found to be contaminated with microorganisms and could cause infections.
After using a cotton swab, a man had a seizure and was diagnosed with a brain infection.
Using a neti pot with tap water may be dangerous or deadly if the water is contaminated. Experts recommend distilled or boiled and cooled water.
A freshman at the University of Maryland died after getting adenovirus — here’s what to know about the common illness
There have been nine cases of adenovirus-associated illness at the University of Maryland, including one case that resulted in student's death.
11 children have died after an outbreak of adenovirus infected patients at a medical facility, according to health officials in New Jersey.
A new study found that women got fewer cases of repeat urinary tract infections (UTIs) when they drank an extra one and half quarts of water every day for a year. Women can also prevent UTIs with habits like peeing before and after sex, wearing breathable underwear, and wiping front to back.
Fabrizio Stabile of Ventor, New Jersey, swam in the wave pool at BSR Cable Park’s Surf Resort in Waco, Texas, prior to testing positive for Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba that usually occurs in warm fresh water. He died on September 21.
Three people in England have been diagnosed with monkeypox, according to health officials. Monkeypox is a rare viral illness that is primarily transmitted from animals to humans. Experts say it doesn't spread easily among humans, and most cases are mild and clear up on their own within a few weeks.