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

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

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A single apple has a whopping 100 million bacteria

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Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

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

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

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

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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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Better testing has led to higher rates of food poisoning

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

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

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

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

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Wegmans issues multi-state recall on pre-packaged cauliflower items



Despite their 'protective' skin, you should totally be washing avocados

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Why hand dryers are public enemy No. 1 for holiday shoppers

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Pennsylvania farmers markets have host of food-safety issues, study finds



New Jersey man dies of rare brain-eating bacteria after trip to Texas

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Man in critical condition after contracting flesh-eating bacteria near Jersey Shore


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ATMs dispense more than money: The dirt and dope that's on your cash


Jersey Shore

All Jersey Shore beaches now below limit for feces-related bacteria

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Beaches throughout Cape May, Atlantic City issued advisory for feces-related bacteria contamination

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These Jersey Shore beaches tested too high for feces-related bacteria

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Investigation: Is the 'five-second rule' legitimate?

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You’ll never blow out birthday candles again after reading this

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Panera recalling cream cheese after testing positive for fatal bacteria

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This common oral hygiene habit could increase risk for diabetes, study says


Seven Jersey Shore beach closings lifted heading into weekend


Four heart surgery patients at Penn Presbyterian hospital get infections

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