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9/23/2016
Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses

If kids do get sick, make sure they're fever-free for 24 hours before returning to class

9/21/2016
Cat Scratch Can Sometimes Lead to Serious Illness: CDC

But there's no need to banish your feline friend -- just send fleas packing instead

9/20/2016
Obese Kids Have Different Germs in Their Gut

Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests

9/20/2016
More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report

Infectious disease experts say multipronged approach is needed

9/15/2016
Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'

Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

9/9/2016
Connecticut Toddler Latest U.S. Case of 'Superbug'

But like 3 other infections reported earlier, it did not spread beyond the original patient

9/2/2016
6th-Century Skeletons Shed Light on Deadly Plague Outbreaks

As plague threat re-emerges, gene studies say same germ also caused Black Death of the 1300s

9/2/2016
FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps

Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

9/2/2016
Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Potentially Harmful Bacteria

Infections, diarrhea and vomiting are possible consequences, FDA expert says

8/31/2016
Patients May Quickly Lose Beneficial Gut Bacteria in the ICU

Increased levels of harmful bacteria boost the risk for hospital-acquired infections, researchers say

8/8/2016
Climate Change May Bring More Tainted Shellfish to Northern Seas

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

7/29/2016
Humans Can Pass Staph Germs to Monkeys

Scientists found evidence of transmission between species in Gambia as recently as 7 years ago

7/22/2016
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Detected in Sewage Spill

'People need to be aware of what may be entering the water,' researcher says