Articles for Tag: "infection"

Can a cold during pregnancy affect your unborn baby? 
Can a cold during pregnancy affect your unborn baby?
A new study finds that viral and bacterial exposure in the womb may raise risk of asthma and allergies in childhood.
Hospitals implement visitor restrictions for flu prevention 
Hospitals implement visitor restrictions for flu prevention
As the flu becomes more widespread, hospitals throughout the nation are taking extra precautions.
3 key ways to keep MRSA at bay 
3 key ways to keep MRSA at bay
In the midst of recent MRSA outbreaks, experts share the best ways to protect yourself against this dangerous staph infection.
Dangerous stomach bug sweeping the nation 
Dangerous stomach bug sweeping the nation
The CDC is reporting a widespread stomach bug popping up across multiple states in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know.
CDC warns against ‘lethal’ superbug 
CDC warns against ‘lethal’ superbug
Antibiotics are proving powerless against powerful and deadly germs in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
Visiting the hospital this flu season? Phone first 
Visiting the hospital this flu season? Phone first
Putting safety first, hospitals restrict visitors during crushing flu season.