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What masquerades as a cold may be something more serious. This mini-checkup is designed to help you distinguish between the real thing and clever dissemblers that, if they get out of hand, could actually land you in the hospital.
When you’re suffering from nasal congestion and fatigue, it can be tough to determine whether you have an ordinary cold or something more serious like the flu.
Which technique is best to remove a tick completely and reduce the risk of contracting a tick-transmitted illness like Lyme disease?
Just to be sure you’re not picking up any germs, you might want to wash your hands after withdrawing money from an ATM.
Here’s how to lower your risk of developing a dangerous infection that could require hospitalization.
Sepsis can be deadly. While some patients develop the condition while in the hospital, 80 percent of cases are acquired outside of the hospital. Here’s how to stay safe.
You can’t always prevent sepsis, which is a rapid, whole-body response to illness, but you can lower your risk of developing it. Here are some tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
We tend to think of a hospital as a place to go to get better. But many patients who develop sepsis do so after being admitted to a hospital.
Pneumonia is an infection of one or both of the lungs