Tag: bacteria

In the News: Flesh Eating Bacteria Puts Man in Coma

It’s rare enough to contract necrotizing fasciitis, otherwise known as “flesh-eating bacteria.” But a 44-year-old man recently came down with an extremely rare case...

5 Ways Food Bacteria Can Make You Sick

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in six Americans get sick from contaminated food every year. In one recent outbreak,...

How to Avoid the Risk of Raw Meat Bacteria

The recent outbreak of Salmonella linked to Foster Farms chicken has renewed the worries of many people regarding foodborne illnesses. To date, about 340...

The First Thing You Should ALWAYS Ask Your Doctor

Many people revere doctors and other health professionals, and as a result are uncomfortable asking them certain questions. However, statistics compiled by the Centers for...

USDA Chicken Still Infected with Pathogens

The amount of chickens that get through USDA inspection and receive a sticker of approval while still containing dangerous bacteria is staggering. According to independent...

Jensen Farms Owners Charged in Cantaloupe Listeria Contamination

Brothers Eric and Ryan Jensen, owners of Colorado's Jensen Farms, have both been charged in federal court with the negligence that led to 2011's...

3 Reasons You May Not Smell So Fresh Gals

The majority of women experience feminine issues, including unpleasant odor, at least occasionally. Even if you realize it happens to almost everyone, it doesn’t...

Is Washing Your Chicken Really Necessary?

Growing up, many of us have been taught to wash raw meat, including chicken, before cooking it, just to make sure it's 'cleaner' before...

The 6 Places that Bacteria Hide in Your Kitchen

When it comes to germs in your kitchen, don't follow the "what you don't see can't hurt you," rule! You don't see them or smell...

Top 4 Herbs to Fight Bacteria

Since the 1940's, prescription antibiotics have been used to combat an array of illnesses, with antiviral and anti-fungal medications to follow in later years. While...
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