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10% of US Beaches
Teeming With Bacteria
Jun 26, 2014 9:03 AM CDT
10% of US Beaches Teeming With Bacteria
Stormwater runoff major culprit in unsafe beaches
- They may look pristine, but one in 10 US beaches is ripe with enough bacteria to make you sick. New research shows 10% of coastal and lakefront beaches fail to meet the Environmental Protection Agency's water-safety standards and swimmers could develop a stomach bug, conjunctivitis, pink eye, or even...
in the Eye
Jan 1, 2010 1:30 PM CST
Tarantula Barb Jabs Owner in the Eye
UK man's condition baffles ophthalmologists
- A 29-year-old British man has new respect for his pet tarantula after the spider sprayed tiny barbed hairs into his face and some of the microscopic weapons penetrated his eye. The man wasn't responding to treatment for conjunctivitis—which made sense after an ophthalmologist cranked up the magnification to examine...
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