Results for "Infectious Disease"
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What You Need to Know About Shingles
If you’ve ever known someone who’s had shingles, then you’ve heard how painful it can be. But what exactly are shingles, and how do you treat it? “Shingles,...
Jan 01
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Still Feeling Tired Years After Having Mono?
It’s one of the most common viruses in the world, and it has that unique name: Epstein-Barr virus (EVB). Even though it’s so common, many people don’t...
Dec 11
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Home with the Flu? Try These Helpful Remedies.
Chills, body aches, fatigue, runny nose or congestion, cough, sore throat and possibly headache and nausea or vomiting. These are all symptoms of the flu....
Dec 09
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Should You Use Antivirals For The Flu?
The flu is hitting hard, and you may have friends or family who are getting sick. Your best protection against catching the flu is a flu vaccine. Although...
Nov 05
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How To Treat Your Child's Flu Symptoms
Flu season is here again and so are colds. Just one cough or sniffle might be enough for parents to start wondering if their kids are about to erupt into...
Nov 02
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All You Need To Know About Lyme Disease
The spring and summer months are the perfect time for adventurous outdoor activities. However, it is important to always be wary of your surroundings and...
Jul 01
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How To Protect Yourself From The Devastating West Nile Virus
With wet summer weather, mosquitoes thrive. And, as the mosquito populations increase, so does the risk of people contracting West Nile virus, a serious...
Jun 28 1
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What You Need To Know About Hand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a contagious illness that can be caused by many different viruses within the Enterovirus family. It is most common in children...
Apr 12
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What New Parents Need To Know About Roseola
Parents of young children should know what roseola is. While roseola does not have lasting effects, it can make parents worry. Also known as sixth disease,...
Mar 19
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Pink Eye: How To Recognize It And When To See A Doctor
For anyone with kids, pink eye is one of those conditions that might be easily recognizable. The signs are obvious, after all: a red, puffy eye that has...
Mar 19