bacteria

  1. Health & Wellness

    10 Tricks to kill and prevent odor causing germs

    Everyone smells less-than-wonderful from time to time. Use these tips to stop body odor in its tracks.
  2. Well-being

    1 in 5 purses dirtier than toilet

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    One in five handbags contains more bacteria than the average toilet, a study says.
  3. Pregnancy

    What you need to know about group B strep

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    During their pregnancies, all women are tested for a certain bacteria dubbed “GBS.” It’s a routine test for a...
  4. Well-being

    Bacteria tied to heart disease

    Researchers find that components in eggs and beef cause gut bacteria to produce a compound that may increase heart disease risk.
  5. Food & Recipes

    Bagged lettuce recall over salmonella concerns

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    Another lettuce recall has been issued, this time amid fears of salmonella. Is that handy, pre-washed salad mix in your fridge full...
  6. Food & Recipes

    Lettuce recall: More listeria in your fruits and veggies

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    Listeria hit the cantaloupe first. Now, it's the lettuce. A multi-state lettuce recall was issued from a lettuce grower in...
  7. Food & Recipes

    Listeria outbreak continues, even though cantaloupe likely gone

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    The listeria outbreak that first began weeks ago continues, despite the fact that most of the tainted cantaloupe has either been...
  8. Food & Recipes

    Listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe

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    Listeria is the latest food-related illness making headlines. So far, listeria has been cited in four deaths. The likely culprit:...
  9. Diet

    Digestive health: Eat more prebiotics

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    You’ve probably heard of probiotics, the “good” bacteria that live naturally in our digestive tract. But did you know these bacteria...
  10. Skin Care

    What's lurking in your UGGs?

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    UGG boots and other sheepskin footwear are comfy and warm, but they can also be a breeding ground for bacteria.
  11. Well-being

    Does the toilet seat hover actually protect us from bacteria?

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    You've spent years perfecting your toilet squat to avoid all of that unmentionable horror on public toilet seats. However, science...