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.