6 San Quentin Prison Inmates Diagnosed With Legionnaires DiseaseSix San Quentin prison inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease as of Sunday, officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced.
3 Of California's Dirtiest Beaches Right Here In The Bay AreaDespite cleaner beaches statewide due to a lack of storm runoff caused by the drought, a beach report card released Wednesday says that three of California’s most bacteria-laden beaches are located here in the Bay Area.
Ewww.... Surfer Butts The Focus Of Scientific Research Into Ocean BacteriaCall it the most literal "beach bum" study ever. Occasionally in science, the topic of your research and the perfect subjects in which to study it correlate in unique ways, case in point -- surfers and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More specifically, surfer's colons.
Cheese May Be The Secret To A Healthier LifeA team of Dutch scientists trying to figure out the French paradox discovered that cheese and dairy consumption may be the secret to a healthier lifestyle.
Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow's Milk, Study ShowsThe Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow's milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.
Health Department Warns Of Dangers Of Drinking Raw Milk After 6 Bay Area Residents Fall IllThe state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.
The 3 Types Of Superbug Bacteria Most Likely To Infect YouThe outbreak of a "superbug" bacteria, killing two patients and sickening seven more is just a symptom of an increasingly alarming trend of bacteria evolving to survive the most stringent disinfectants and antiobiotic regimes.
2 Dead, 7 Infected After Exposure To Deadly Superbug At UCLA Medical CenterAt least two patients have died and seven more have been infected after being exposed to a drug-resistant superbug bacteria at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.
SF Public Health Officials Report Spike In Diarrhea-Inducing Shigella Bacterial Disease CasesSan Franciscans this month have experienced a significant increase in the number of cases of shigellosis, an intestinal bacterial disease, city Department of Public Health officials said on Friday.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
New App Allows San Francisco Beachgoers To Check Water QualityNext time you go to the beach, bacteria is a danger that could make you sick. San Francisco officials have released an app promising an early warning.
San Francisco Mobile App Measures Beaches' Bacteria Safety Levels A new mobile device app has been developed that lets people know if it is safe to go into the water at San Francisco beaches.