By John Ericson | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 15:17
The New York City Department of Health is administering free hepatitis A vaccines to anyone who ate at the Bronx eatery New Hawaii Sea Restaurant.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 09/07/2013 - 16:31
Researchers at Cambridge University claim there is a significant relationship between sanitation in developed countries and the risk of dementia.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 18:30
Single men reported washing their bed sheets an average of once every three months, saying that there was "no need" to do it any more frequently.
By Samantha Olson | Fri, 08/02/2013 - 13:02
Poor hygiene, limited access to safe water, and poor sanitation are all linked to impaired growth in children under the age of five.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 15:47
Building more toilets to improve sanitation could save millions of lives worldwide and remove an important source of inequality, the UN said.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 11:59
Children who grow up in affluent households are more likely to develop peanut allergy compared those who live in poorer neighborhoods.
By Nikki Tucker | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 15:10
A public restroom is filled with armies of familiar and unfamiliar bacteria such as streptococcus, staphylococcus, E. coli and hepatitis A. The bathroom can also be home to the common cold virus.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 17:00
Contact lens wearers beware: scientists have warned that people who don't clean that lenses properly are at the mercy of a tap water-dwelling bug that can gnaw through eyeballs and cause blindness.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 10:54
In an effort to clean up Taiwan's public toilets, the country's environmental minister has suggested that men should sit down while urinating instead of standing up.