Articles for Tag: "bacteria"

Is the five-second rule for food a myth? 
Is the five-second rule for food a myth?
Studies show how long the food is on the floor isn’t important, but two other factors do indeed make a difference.
What’s living on your toothbrush? 
What’s living on your toothbrush?
Micro-organisms like bacteria, germs, fungi and even viruses can find themselves at home in your toothbrush. A dentist offers tips to keep it clean.
What’s living on your festival wristbands? 
What’s living on your festival wristbands?
If you’re one of many who wears these souvenirs after events, one physician says you’re “carrying around a germ colony.”
Bacteria in your nose may save your life? 
Bacteria in your nose may save your life?
Researchers have discovered a bacterium dwelling in your body that may have a lifesaving capability.
What’s been living in your bed? 
What’s been living in your bed?
Dust mites, bacteria, fungus and feces may be your cuddle buddies.
Step away from the cookie dough 
Step away from the cookie dough
The FDA warns of new dangers associated with eating raw batter. Contaminated flour could make you and your family sick.
Is the five-second rule for food a myth? 
Is the five-second rule for food a myth?
Studies show how long the food is on the floor isn’t important, but two other factors do indeed make a difference.