Posts in: CDC

Is raw milk cheese dangerous or delicious?

Is raw milk cheese dangerous or delicious?

Or, how I came to believe in the regulation change that keeps me eating delicious dairy products without fear.

By | Posted May 25, 2018

Why salmonella is so hard to beat

Why salmonella is so hard to beat

New food safety rules emphasize active prevention but face steep challenges

By | Posted November 27, 2015

Otters get the flu, too

Otters get the flu, too

Research shows that sea otters have gotten sick with H1N1, also known as swine flu

By | Posted December 26, 2014

Is your food safe?

Is your food safe?

Yes — until it’s not. And these experts say that’s the problem

By | Posted November 21, 2014

Ever Wondered: What's the deal with Botox?

Ever Wondered: What’s the deal with Botox?

Why the toxin in Botox is so dangerous, and why we’re injecting it into our foreheads

By | Posted June 21, 2014

Om nom nom nom

Om nom nom nom

What is the brain-eating amoeba, and should we be afraid?

By | Posted January 4, 2014

Flesh-eating bacteria: an underachieving scourge

Flesh-eating bacteria: an underachieving scourge

A closer look at exaggerated reports of the man-eating microbe that terrorized Florida.

By | Posted October 10, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: Urban HIV

INFOGRAPHIC: Urban HIV

As the World Health Organization changes HIV guidelines, a look at US cities

By | Posted August 19, 2013