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