Is your child complaining of a dry and itchy throat? He or she may have a sore throat caused by a viral infection.
You use them to wipe, scrub and clean, but have you ever wondered how clean the sponge you're using to clean everything else in your [...]
The World Health Organization is urging countries to restrict the use of antibiotics in food animal production. Food producers in many countries feed low-dose antibiotics [...]
Antibiotic resistance is the focus of health leaders who have declared Nov. 13-19 World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Dr. Rizwan Sohail, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases [...]
A large outbreak of plague, including the rare form known as pneumonic plague, has health officials in Madagascar working to prevent the bacterial infection from spreading [...]
Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your [...]
Too lazy to wash your fruits and veggies? Here are a few statistics that may inspire you. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says [...]
At least 76 confirmed and suspected cases of a bacterial infection called leptospirosis have been reported in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria swept through the [...]
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