Microplastics may cause bacteria to develop higher antibiotic resistance
As bacteria become less likely to die from existing antibiotics, it is harder for scientists and doctors to treat infections and protect public health.
Legionnaire’s bacteria found in drinking water at nine reopened schools
Recently, nine schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania found the harmful bacteria in their water.
Flint: 5 years later, and our water is more threatened than...
High levels of lead leached from the old pipes, poisoning a generation of Flint's children, and bacteria responsible for an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease killed more than a dozen residents.
Florida beaches closed due to fecal bacteria in water
Exposure to enterococci could specifically lead to urinary tract infections, diverticulitis, or meningitis.
5 people died from eating lettuce, but Trump’s FDA still won’t...
The FDA’s lack of urgency dumbfounds food safety scientists.