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Vacationers beware: Don’t jump into that hotel swimming pool just yet

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=11825742-9f6d-4e23-ac07-64af02547fc2#.W0ZQD1w-dBw It’s summer—prime time for splish-splashing in pools. But before jumping in, be aware that some nasty germs might be lurking in the water—especially in hotel pools, a new report shows. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) looked at nationwide data from illnesses tied to treated recreational water from 2000 through […]

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Don’t drink the pool water

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=544970c7-1aed-496a-8204-a9995440a788#.WuceZlw-dBw Your chances of getting a bad stomach bug at public pools may be increasing, suggests a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. Cryptosporidium, or Crypto, is a parasite that causes potentially severe diarrhea. It’s often to blame for disease outbreaks at public pools. And since 2004, the number of new […]

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