Results for "Infectious Disease"

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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...
Jan 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...
Jan 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...
Dec 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,...
Nov 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...
Nov 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...
Nov 01
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Cellulitis: What to Know About This Skin Infection
If you get a minor scrape, rash or bug bite, you probably don’t think too much about it. Usually, these kinds of minor skin irritations heal on their own....
Oct 26
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Treat Your Child’s Flu Symptoms at Home
Uh oh! Your little one is running a high fever. It’s influenza season, so could your child have the flu? Or could it possibly be COVID-19 or another cold?  The...
Oct 24
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Do I Really Need an Antibiotic?
Do your stuffed-up nose, headache and sore throat have you down for the count?  When you’re sick, chances are you want relief — and ASAP. You’re not sure...
Oct 21
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Do I Have a Cold or the Flu? How to Tell the Difference
You went to bed feeling a little run-down but chalked it up to a tough week at work. Then hours later, you wake up shivering, feverish and achy. Clearly,...
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