Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.
Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.
There's a happy medium between the parent who travels with bleach and the parent who lets a kid eat mud pies.
Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.
Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.
Beware: Bacteria lurking in your showerhead may give you a lung infection.
Flu season is upon us. Now is the time to protect yourself and your loved ones—and the little one on the way.
One scoop into a container of dip is more than enough. A second dip with a half-eaten chip or veggie? That's a recipe for disaster.
We all trail a personal cloud of bacteria, viruses, fungi, plant particles, chemicals and even microscopic animals.
Waterborne pathogens can defy disinfectants and live in hot tubs, pools and water parks, infecting the body through the skin, eyes or nose.
Practice good general health hygiene to not get sick or spread germs.
Wash your hands! Your mother was right.
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