Articles for Tag: "virus"

Why getting your flu shot should be top priority 
Why getting your flu shot should be top priority
Ebola has been getting the headlines, but one physician explains why flu is the greater risk to the U.S.
Are kids still getting too many antibiotics? 
Are kids still getting too many antibiotics?
According to a new study, children are receiving twice as many prescriptions as necessary.
Enterovirus D68 vs. the common cold 
Enterovirus D68 vs. the common cold
The virus has many parents nervous. When should you seek medical treatment for your child?
U.S. action increasing as Ebola threat grows 
U.S. action increasing as Ebola threat grows
With the death toll rising, the President is hoping to alleviate any long-term threat.
What’s the risk of Ebola in the U.S.? 
What’s the risk of Ebola in the U.S.?
The Ebola virus is making international news with an outbreak in western Africa. Here’s what you need to know.
West Nile may be close to home 
West Nile may be close to home
The virus carried by mosquitos and dead birds has been reported in the Chicago region.
The truth about snot  Featured
The truth about snot
Find out why mucus production is so beneficial to our health and what to do when it becomes excessive.