Tagged With Bacteria

While the world is gripped by COVID-19, another devastating health threat is building — this one from bacteria


John Legend made a pregnancy-safe ham sandwich for Chrissy Teigen's hospital stay by microwaving the deli meat


Money carries a whole host of germs, so wash your hands after handling currency



Can drinking alcohol kill germs? Definitely not — here's why


Does sweat carry germs? It's unlikely to transmit viruses


Does witch hazel kill germs? No, it isn't a disinfectant



Does antibacterial soap kill germs? It's not better than regular soap


Wearing shoes in the house can potentially bring in germs — here's why you should leave them at the front door


Antibiotics can have adverse effects on your immune system


Do microwaves kill germs? They may kill viruses on a sponge


The difference between bacteria and viruses, and how to prevent their spread


A woman was denied a transplant because she had alcohol in her system despite saying she doesn't drink. It turned out she had 'auto-brewery syndrome.'



There are serious health reasons why you shouldn't eat your boogers


Armie Hammer drank goat milk straight from the teat, and an expert said 'this should never be done'


Your makeup and sponge applicator may be teeming with dangerous bacteria and fungus


A man died after his dog licked him, leading to a rare infection that caused blisters and strange bruises



A man was pulled over for drunk driving but he really had a condition that made his gut produce booze


Bankrupt poop-testing startup uBiome is shutting down


Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy.


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 and sink faucets