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Study finds the longer food is on the ground, the more bacteria it collects. (Getty Images)

Scientist: Eating Food Off The Floor May Be OK

British team finds food likely to have less bacteria if picked up from floor quickly.

03/14/2014

File photo of a physician with a stethoscope.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Study: Stethoscopes Dirtier Than Physician’s Hand

According to a new study, stethoscopes carry more bacteria, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), than a physician’s hand.

02/27/2014

Spanish scientists found probiotic bacteria found in baby poop can make sausages healthier. (Getty Images)

Study: The Secret To Healthier Sausage Is Baby Poop

Bacteria taken from infant feces was found to improve health…and taste great.

02/21/2014

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Georgia Tech Responds To Suspected Meningitis Case On Campus

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials at Georgia Tech say a student is being treated for a suspected case of bacterial meningitis. Dr. Gregory Moore told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a female undergraduate student is expected to […]

11/21/2013