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Category: Bacteria/Virus

Cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a parasite, is acquired through food or drinking water contaminated with human feces. Outbreaks are more common in the warmer months. Learn how to lower your risk.

Bacteria grow faster at warmer temperatures, and listeria is one of the deadliest foodborne illnesses. Protect your BBQ guests this summer by reading these tips on safe grilling practices.

Oh, how sweet it is to enjoy a caramel apple when autumn sweeps in! Maybe you like yours topped with nuts? Sprinkles? How about chocolate?

But who knew that this past fall, certain caramel ...

Stephanie strived to take care of herself and her unborn baby. As an ultrasound technologist working with high-risk pregnancies, Stephanie knew more than most what could go wrong during a pregnancy. She knew the risks of Listeria--a germ that can cause food poisoning or worse--after ...

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus
Tagged: Pregnancy | Babies | Listeria

The holidays are a cherished time of year, when you enjoy the company of family and friends. Why spoil it with symptoms of yersiniosis, such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, headache, fever, and vomiting?

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus
Tagged: Chitterlings

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