Results for "Enfermedades infecciosas"

Listeria (Listeriosis): A Foodborne Bacteria That Could Make You Sick
Before you toss together a pre-rinsed bagged salad, you may want to give it another wash for good measure. Why? The spinach and lettuce inside could have...
May 17
Long COVID: 5 Big Questions Answered About Post-COVID Syndrome
While COVID-19 symptoms may pass quickly for some people, millions of others face lingering symptoms called long COVID, PASC (Post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2)...
Apr 13
The Best Ways to Protect Yourself Against Aspiration Pneumonia
There’s probably been a time when you swallowed some food or drink and it felt like it went down the wrong pipe. That’s when a bit of food or liquid may...
Apr 11
What to Know About C. Diff, a Common (But Serious) Colon Infection
Did you recently have a hospital stay? Have you been taking antibiotics? And have you been getting severe diarrhea too? If you said “yes” to a few of these,...
Apr 04
How Those Grimy Earbuds Could Be Making You Sick
You probably know that if you listen to music too loudly or for too long with earbuds, you could permanently damage your hearing. But that’s not the only...
Mar 18
Hepatitis A, B and C: What Is the Difference?
A, B, C … D and E. Aside from the letters associated with it, how much do you know about hepatitis? What’s the difference between the types? And if you...
Mar 03
The Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Athlete’s Foot
Our poor feet. They carry our weight, they keep us upright, they give clues about our overall health. But they’re often neglected. (If only they weren’t...
Feb 02
Por Qué Tus Hijos No Deben Saltarse la Vacuna Contra el VPH que Combate el Cáncer
La mayoría de los padres de familia eligen vacunar a sus hijos contra el sarampión, la polio, la meningitis y otras enfermedades prevenibles mediante la...
Jan 16
What Does Your Body Temperature Tell You About Your Health?
You might have heard that normal body temperature is 98.6°F. But that’s not entirely true. “Normal adult body temperature ranges from 97°F to 99°F,” said...
Jan 11
The Reasons Your Lymph Nodes Get Swollen Sometimes
You have lymph nodes throughout your body—they’re in your neck, armpits, chest, belly and groin area. Sometimes they get swollen. You might notice a lump...
Jan 10