Articles for Tag: "virus"

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.
Polio-like illnesses have physicians wondering 
Polio-like illnesses have physicians wondering
A mysterious sickness has reportedly affected up to 25 California children. Should other parents worry?
At-home strep throat test? 
At-home strep throat test?
Researchers say an app could soon help you recognize the severity of your sore throat without leaving the house.
5 ways to protect yourself against West Nile 
5 ways to protect yourself against West Nile
Experts urge people to know the signs and symptoms of the virus and to avoid bites when possible.