Articles for Tag: "infectious diseases"

How often should you wash your water bottle?  Featured
How often should you wash your water bottle?
If you don’t do it right, you could be growing bacteria.
Rising concern for cat scratch disease 
Rising concern for cat scratch disease
New data from the CDC shows the bacterial infection is more serious than previously thought. Learn more.
What’s living on your festival wristbands? 
What’s living on your festival wristbands?
If you’re one of many who wears these souvenirs after events, one physician says you’re “carrying around a germ colony.”
Should you be worried about the latest infection outbreak? 
Should you be worried about the latest infection outbreak?
Here’s what you need to know about Elizabethkingia, the bacterial infection that has been linked to deaths in Illinois and neighboring states.
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.
5 tips to help you avoid the flu this season 
5 tips to help you avoid the flu this season
With flu season in full swing, our expert shares some prevention advice.
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.