October 18, 2016

FDA bans some antibacterial chemicals in soaps

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a final rule that throws cold water on claims that antibacterial soaps and washes are more effective than regular […]
October 11, 2016

Amid water crisis, Flint faces a Shigellosis outbreak

Flint, Michigan, is dealing with another outbreak. This time it’s an infectious bacterial disease called Shigellosis, which can cause bloody diarrhea and fever and typically spreads […]
October 8, 2016

Sammy’s Milk baby food recalled over bacteria fears

Sammy’s Milk baby food is being recalled over concerns it may contain potentially deadly bacteria and inadequate levels of iron. Graceleigh Inc. said its recall of […]
October 5, 2016

Health checklist: What to buy before a hurricane

When a hurricane, snowstorm, or other major weather event is looming, you probably already know the basics: fill up your gas tank, be sure the batteries […]