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bacteria

U.S. health officials make headway against salmonella

Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisoning from this common bacteria.

‘Superbug’ infections striking more U.S. kids

Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals.

Do you need antibiotics?

Proteins in nasal mucus might reveal if respiratory infection is caused by virus or bacteria.

When gut bugs go rogue

Study suggests some heartburn meds can actually increase a person's risk of developing two potentially serious stomach infections.

Germ could link gum disease, arthritis

Researchers now suspect a single bacteria is to blame.

Old pipes, new problems

Study: Drug-resistant germs are thriving in America’s corroding water systems, possibly sickening thousands each year.

To bathe, or not to bathe?

It's time to re-think that daily ritual for your little ones. Most children only need to soak in a tub a few times a week.

Climate change may bring more tainted shellfish to northern seas

Study finds rise in dangerous bacteria could make swimming more hazardous, too.

Headed to the pool? Protect yourself

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions.

Get the inside dish on barbecue safety

Picnic or BBQ on tap? Watching out for food spoilage is critical.

Healthy skin germs stay put, despite cleaning

Findings suggest your 'microbial fingerprint' is important to well-being.

New Lyme disease bacteria discovered in upper midwest

Infection may trigger nausea, vomiting and a widespread rash.

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