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Posts tagged salmonella

November 20, 2014


woman in bed holds stomach in pain

Something I Ate

What you're calling a stomach "flu" is probably food poisoning, and you might be the cause of it.

May 15, 2014


A brown frog against a white background.

Antibiotic Frogs 

Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.

August 4, 2010



The 5 Second Rule: Truth Or Myth?

We've all dropped a piece of food on the floor and ate it after thinking, "It's only been 5 seconds!" Is there any truth to this rule?

June 25, 2010



Why Don’t Vultures Get Food Poisoning?

How do vultures avoid getting sick since they are known as nature's "clean up crew?"

November 29, 2007


Two baby snapping turtles

Turtles: Cute but Contaminated

Did you have a pet as a child? Maybe a dog, cat or a turtle? Turtles actually carry salmonella, a bacterium that can cause poisoning.

October 6, 2004



Jane Eyre: Typhus Vs. Typhoid

Have you ever wondered how typhus and typhoid are different?

May 14, 2004


Scoop That Poop

Scooping that poop is more important than you thought. Learn about the gross effects of not cleaning up your dog's fecal matter.

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