Bacteria are the most common causes of pneumonia. However, pneumonia can also be caused by viruses, fungi, and other agents. It is often impossible to identify the specific culprit.
Many bacteria are grouped into one of two large categories by the laboratory procedure used to look at them under a microscope. The procedure is known as Gram staining. Bacteria are stained with special dyes, then washed in a special solution. The color of the bacteria after washing determines whether they are...Read more
Every asthmatic, as well as parents of asthmatic children, must be watchful for the four asthma triggers that come about in the cold... Read more »
Early this morning, I heard the first blast of this latest winter weather knocking on the door. Well, actually, maybe I had better say that... Read more »
I don’t know about where you are, but in Michigan, we had been having fairly constant rain for what felt like close to a month. We were... Read more »