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Bacteria

(CBS)

Potentially Fatal Bacterial Outbreak At San Francisco Hospital

Two floors of California Pacific Medical Center on California Street in San Francisco were infected two weeks ago with clostridium difficile, more commonly known as “C Diff”.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2011

(AP)

Santa Clara County Bed Bug Cases Keep Growing

The number of bed bug infestations reported in South Bay homes and hotels nearly doubled in 2010, and county vector control officials said Thursday they expect even more cases this year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/12/2011

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Unsafe Bacteria Levels In Water At Monterey Beach

MONTEREY (CBS/BCN) — Health officials have posted an advisory notice at Monterey Municipal Beach to warn beachgoers about an unsafe amount of bacteria that was detected in the waters on Thursday. Beachgoers are advised to […]

CBS San Francisco–01/08/2011

Reusable Grocery Bags (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Reusable Grocery Bags Raise Health Concern

A recent advertisement that may have some consumers worried: A reusable grocery bag wrapped in police tape along with a warning that reusable bags can contain lead and harbor bacteria.

KPIX 5–12/22/2010

Mono Lake

Mono Lake Microbe Raises Likelihood Of Alien Life

The Mono Lake discovery of a strange bacteria that can use arsenic as one of its nutrients widens the scope for finding new forms of life on Earth and possibly beyond.

CBS San Francisco–12/02/2010

(CBS)

How Clean Is Your Kitchen? Take The Test

Most of us use the kitchen everyday. But just how clean is it? The Los Angeles department of health has created a self inspection test to help you find the answer.

KPIX 5–10/01/2010

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