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Harmless bacteria are stinking up Philly's tap water, DEP says

Philadelphia Water Bacteria

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Strep throat may exacerbate ADHD symptoms, new study finds

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Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions sickens more than 1,000 people

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Swimming prohibited at Delaware Water Gap due to high levels of bacteria

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Mental Health

Will the coronavirus pandemic make you a germaphobe? Probably not, but it may bring new habits

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How to stop touching your face to minimize spread of coronavirus and other germs

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Enoki mushrooms linked to listeria outbreak that killed New Jersey resident

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New infection control program wipes out MRSA from athletic training rooms

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With E. coli outbreak declared over, it's again safe to eat romaine lettuce from Salinas Valley, CDC says

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Here's how to protect your child from meningitis

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Why antibiotics don't work for the flu and common cold

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria a deadly threat 'that is not going away,' CDC says

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Children's Health

Pennsylvania hospital's donor breast milk process at fault for death of 3 infants

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Children's Health

Three babies die from infections at Pennsylvania hospital

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Woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria from a manicure

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Healthy Eating

Explainer: Is it really OK to eat food that's fallen on the floor

Does the five second rule work?


Flesh-eating bacteria are in warm coastal waters – but it doesn't mean you'll get sick

Flesh-eating bacteria

Adult Health

A daily glass of red wine is good for your gut's health, according to wide-ranging study

Red wine gut bacteria study


Why are people still dying of Legionnaires' disease?

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Health News

This New Jersey beach has been closed for three days after unsafe bacterial levels

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These are some of the infections you can pick up at the gym

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Health News

More than one-third of Jersey Shore beaches were contaminated with fecal bacteria in 2018, report says

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Healthy Eating

A single apple has a whopping 100 million bacteria

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Women's Health

Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

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Health Stories

What it's like to survive a flesh-eating bacterial infection

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Necrotizing fasciitis: Is it a threat this summer at the Jersey Shore?

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Latest water tests at Wildwood beaches find fecal bacterial levels back within safe range for swimmers

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Health News

Pittsburgh woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria infection contracted in Florida

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Health News

Mexican imported papayas at the root of multi-state salmonella outbreak

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Adult Health

Kitchen sponges may hold answer to antibiotic resistance

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Lack of 'good' gut bacteria may be causing increase in food allergies, study suggests

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Flesh-eating bacteria infections on the rise at Delaware, New Jersey beaches

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Healthy Eating

Better testing has led to higher rates of food poisoning

Raw Chicken Food Poisoning

Adult Health

Gardeners, beware: there's dangerous bacteria lurking in potting soil

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Alternative Medicine

Experts think we should drop the 'antibacterial' outlook on life

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Health News

Are viruses the best weapon for fighting superbugs?



2 Rutgers students diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

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Strong link emerges between gut bacteria and this chronic disease

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Healthy Eating

This is what happens if you accidentally eat moldy food



Rethink plastic for your reusable water bottle — study finds them to be bacteria-ridden

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Why you may be more at risk for foodborne infections during the holidays



Even a quick power nap with your contacts in can raise risk of serious eye infection, new study finds

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