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.

Pediatricians’ group: Stop the antibiotic madness

Widespread use of antibiotics in livestock is boosting bacterial resistance to drugs, putting kids in danger.

Contact lens wearers may have different eye bacteria

Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection.

Yuck! Avoid drinking beer pong brew

Researchers find that pingpong balls used in popular drinking game become bacterial missiles.

What’s worse – the cure or the disease?

Antibiotics may impact the development of more disease types than previously believed.

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