Your phone is disgusting. It’s covered in poop. Here’s the easiest way to keep it clean.

Bad news for people reading this on the toilet.

These tiny, swimming bots can patrol our drinking water for E. coli bacteria and kill it

The invention is a possible alternative to treating water with chemicals.
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Food Poisoning Symptoms: How to tell if what you're feeling is a stomach bug or something worse

Plus: Some common food poisoning culprits and what to do once the pain sets in.
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These are the most common causes of food poisoning

You don't have to avoid them — just be extra careful.

Yogurt's probiotics aren't the magical health bullet we think they are

We're all wrong about probiotics, a leading expert reveals.

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Why Listeria-Related Recalls Are Popping Up in Walmart, Target and Everywhere Else

Check your freezers -- frozen veggies are being recalled nationwide.
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Stomach Bacteria Could Actually Be Used to Treat Anxiety, According to Mouse Poop

Does mouse poop hold the secret to treating anxiety?

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6 Probiotic Food Sources You Probably Didn't Know About — And Why You Should

It's an international smorgasbord of live cultures.
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UTI Vaccine: Here's Why It Still Doesn't Exist

The truth hurts. Burns, even.
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Does the 5-Second Rule When You Drop Food Really Work? Here's What Science Says

We've all done the five-second rule before.
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Here’s How Insect Wings Could Help Save Your Vision

Insect wings may hold the key to medical advances in vision.
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The "5-Second Rule" Is Actually a Thing, Says Science

Nobody saw you drop it. It's cool.

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Chipotle Will Close All Stores for a Few Hours on Feb. 8, Please Make Other Plans

"We are confident that we can achieve near zero risk."
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Is Chipotle Closing? Restaurant to Shutter All Stores on Feb. 8 for One Day — Here's Why

Change lunch plans on Feb. 8 because Chipotle will be closing all stores.
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Your State May Not Be Prepared to Deal With an E. Coli Outbreak

Only 39 states meet the CDC's guidelines for reporting E. coli cases.
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80 Boston College Students Have the Chipotle Flu

Authorities haven't yet formally announced just what it is Boston College students got with their burritos, but it's nothing good.
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Costco-Linked E. Coli Outbreak: What Caused Outbreak and Full List of Recalled Items

This is one valid reason to avoid celery.

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The Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak Is Still Spreading

CDC officials now say 43 customers in six states have been infected after eating food at Chipotle locations.
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Put Down the Hummus — A Massive Recall of Sabra Products Is Underway

The company recalled 30,000 cases.
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The WHO Released a Report About Superbugs, and the Result Is Out of a Sci-Fi Horror Film

A new report by the World Health Organization surveyed over 114 countries in the world and found something chilling.
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Beef Recall 2013: What It Means For Your Burgers

For the second time this summer, almost 50,000 pounds of beef was recalled because it is thought to be contaminated with E. coli. This should not scare you. Your beef is safe! Seriously.
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USDA: Stop Using Pink Slime in School Food!

Pink slime is more like Jell-O than hamburger, and it’s treated with ammonia. It's time for the USDA to outlaw pink slime from our school lunches.

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The Spanish Cucumber Pickle

Germany's false accusation that Spanish cucumbers caused an E. coli outbreak shows the need for national governments to defer to international entities on infectious outbreaks.