Articles for Tag: "infection"

31-year-old man’s tattoo leads to flesh-eating bacteria and death 
31-year-old man’s tattoo leads to flesh-eating bacteria and death
His story may give you pause the next time you’re thinking about inking.
Gwyneth Paltrow is at it again 
Gwyneth Paltrow is at it again
The actress is once more offering questionable health advice to women. This time she’s promoting vaginal jade eggs, but are they safe?
Fighting sepsis is piecing together a puzzle 
Fighting sepsis is piecing together a puzzle
In honor of World Sepsis Day, learn about the condition that is a race against time. Here’s what you need to know.
Beware: Chicago area bats infected with rabies 
Beware: Chicago area bats infected with rabies
Everything you need to know about the infection that is often fatal if left untreated.
Is that a spider bite? Probably not 
Is that a spider bite? Probably not
The majority of self-diagnosed bites are actually caused by other factors, some of which can lead to serious health issues.
The danger of Q-tips 
The danger of Q-tips
How use of the cotton swabs can lead to infection, hearing loss and other damage.
Outbreak: What you need to know about mumps 
Outbreak: What you need to know about mumps
With more than 40 confirmed cases at Harvard University, what could the virus mean for you and your family?