Watch A Related Video to This ArticleNext time you pick up that instrument, think of all the other germs your picking up with it. Credit: AP Something truly hideous and disgusting is emanating from high school band instruments -- ...Have you heard the germy band with the cough and the wheeze and the hack?
Do you wipe off your shopping cart handles? This study may cause you to invest in a sanitizer. Credit: Getty Let's say it together, now: Ick! Ew! Next time you head for the grocery store -- and before you plop your toddler into the sho...Study shows it pays to be a germophobe at the supermarket.
They may look innocent, but shopping carts can harbor E. coli, salmonella and a host of other bacteria and viruses. Credit: Babe EaseResearchers have found that the grocery cart your child rides in contains exponentially more bacteria than pub...Researchers have found that the grocery cart your child rides in contains exponentially more bacteria than public restroom toilet seats.
The pharmacy in my local grocery store is currently offering free antibiotics as part of a health and wellness initiative. To promote the freebies, signs reading "You didn't pay for the germs. Why pay for the antibiotics?" are on display throughout t...
Cold and flu season has arrived, time to get diligent about hand-washing. Here's another reason for moms, especially, to keep those hands clean: Women have a greater variety of bacteria on their hands than men. When I first read this, I thought Ah...
Diplomats in Geneva recently set new limits on the amount of certain kinds of bacteria allowable in baby formula as well as the level of natural toxins in some types of nuts. They also tackled the amount of gluten permissible in products labeled 'gl...
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that some jars of Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Great Value Peanut Butter may be contaminated with the Salmonella Tennessee bacteria. The affected jars of Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter hav...
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