Tips to staying germ-free at the gym

Going to the gym is good for your overall health, but if you and the gym aren't practicing good hygiene you could still catch a nasty illness, an expert says.

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Researchers develop triage system to enhance pandemic preparedness

Animal influenza viruses such as swine and bird flu pose a risk to humans, in particular those in the farming and veterinarian communities. Most recently, flu viruses have been circulating in cow populations, contaminating ...

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Bird flu stays stable on milking equipment for at least one hour

Bird flu, or H5N1 virus, in unpasteurized milk is stable on metal and rubber components of commercial milking equipment for at least one hour, increasing its potential to infect people and other animals, report researchers ...


How to prevent gym germs this summer

Whether it's your first time at the gym or you're an experienced lifter, it's important to remember good gym hygiene. Melanie McNeal, physical and occupational therapy manager at Baylor College of Medicine, shares tips on ...

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Q&A: What you need to know about avian flu

Multiple states since March 2024 have reported dairy herds displaying symptoms caused by highly pathogenic avian influenza, or HPAI.

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