CDC: Stop Going Into Hotel Pools And Hot Tubs With DiarrheaCDC officials say that over 27,000 people have gotten sick because of water-related pathogens since 2000.
Heavy Drinking Could Increase 'Bad' Bacteria In Mouth, Study FindsPeople who drink more than the recommended daily limit of alcohol may harbor an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Trendy 'Raw Water' Can Reportedly Give You Hepatitis, Other DiseasesA new health craze that has many people paying high prices for unfiltered water is also reportedly putting those Americans at risk for diseases like hepatitis and norovirus.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsSeveral state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
No Swimming At Several State ParksA number state swimming areas are off limits for the time being due to higher than normal bacteria levels in the water.
No Swimming At 4 State Beaches
6 Rhode Island Beaches Get OK For SwimmingThe beaches had been closed earlier in the week after water testing showed unsafe levels of bacteria.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The WaterMany people these days are participating in 'tough mudders' to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.
Oyster Warning from the FDA
Inland Swimming Areas Closed Due To BacteriaEnvironmental officials are closing inland swimming spots in five Connecticut towns due to high bacteria levels from heavy rains.