Results for "Infectious Disease"

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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,...
Oct 05 2
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How to Keep Dangerous Foodborne Germs Away From Your Potluck Meals
A lot of people have strong feelings about potluck meals. You might be in the “love ’em” camp, where you look forward to trying lots of different foods...
Aug 31
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Don't Fall for These Myths and Misconceptions About Appendicitis
If you have stomach pain or nausea, it can be tough to figure out what’s going on. Maybe you picked up a germ at that potluck dinner, or simply ate something...
Aug 09
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Valley Fever Is on the Rise. Here’s How You Can Protect Yourself
If you live in or travel to the desert Southwest, you could be at risk for Valley fever because of a fungus called Coccidioides that lives in the region’s...
Aug 09 25