Results for "Infectious Disease"

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What to Know About hMPV, a Respiratory Infection That's on the Rise
From colds to flu to COVID-19 to RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), there are lots of contagious respiratory illnesses out there. And if you have kids,...
August 28
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The Best Strategies for Working from Home Long-Term
Back in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic sent almost everyone home and lots of people quickly found ways to do their jobs remotely. Today, many people have...
July 17
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Handwashing 101: Why Clean Hands Save Lives
When it comes to personal hygiene and staying healthy, it starts and ends with our hands. Unwashed hands are one of the quickest ways to spread germs and...
June 25
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You've Survived a Dangerous Sepsis Infection. Here's What to Expect Next
Sepsis is a serious infection that can cause organ failure and death. If you have sepsis, you’ll need to be hospitalized, and you’ll probably spend time...
June 16
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Are You at Risk for Infection with the Epstein-Barr Virus?
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is one of the most common viruses in the world. In fact, you might have been infected by it without knowing it. But it’s linked...
January 30
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What Parents Should Know About the Germs That Cause Scarlet Fever
One hundred years ago, author Margery Williams wrote the children’s book The Velveteen Rabbit. In the story, the main character, a young boy, gets sick...
January 29
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How to Prepare Yourself and Your Household Before Sickness Strikes
You don’t want to discover you’re out of tissues, decongestants or pain medication when a respiratory infection or stomach bug strikes your family. And...
December 04
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PrEP: Preventing HIV/AIDS, One Pill at a Time
Since the early 1990s, a lot has changed regarding protection methods and treatment therapies for HIV/AIDS. Thankfully today, people are living longer,...
November 28
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7 Ways to Help Keep Your Family Healthy This Winter
Ah, winter. The time of year when you light some candles in the dark evenings, embrace your fleece sweaters and fuzzy socks and cook up pots of chili or...
November 04
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What to Know About Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
As much as we love them, our little ones tend to be germ magnets. Once they start going to daycare and school with other germ magnets, illnesses tend to...
November 01