DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the best way to remove a tick? We live near a grassy area and find several every summer, and I [...]
HIV is the virus that can lead to AIDS. A lot has changed about HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years. People with HIV are living [...]
Cryptosporidium infections are caused by microscopic parasites that are spread through drinking water or recreational water, such as swimming pools and hot tubs. These infections can [...]
Salmonella infection is one of the most common forms of foodborne illness in the U. S.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1 million [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How effective is the shingles vaccine? Who should get it? Is it recommended even for those who have already had shingles?
Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in [...]
If you were sick with the flu the first week of the new year, you weren't alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [...]
Picnics can be a lot of fun. But improper handling of the food can mean trouble in the form of foodborne germs. Before you fill your [...]
More than 60 people from 16 states have been reported to have measles in the first four months of 2018, says the Centers for [...]
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