The latest news on bacteria
Trillions of microbes live inside you. But don't be frightened; some bacteria do good things.
The hygiene hypothesis holds that our systems are primed by exposure to bacteria and allergens.
CDC investigates an outbreak of food poisoning illnesses caused by the bacteria.
The germs on women's hands, adolescents who don't get flu shots, and the evolution of hospice care.
Caffeinated energy drinks, a workout timeout, and flu shots with (and without) thimerosal.
Michigan State reports seven confirmed cases of one strain, while the University of Michigan has three.
Chemotherapy, infants' Vitamin D deficiency, and the wisdom of breakfast
Probably not, experts say. But it sure is dirty.
Nowhere is the principle of strength in numbers more apparent than in the collective power of microbes.
Microbes warn of impending problems in ecosystems.