New Warning About 'Superbugs'

A dozen antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” pose a massive threat to human health, the World Health Organization warns.
Berkeley Wellness

ATM Keypads: Bacteria Heaven

Just to be sure you’re not picking up any germs, you might want to wash your hands after withdrawing money from an ATM.

5 Tips to Protect Yourself From Zika Virus

Credit: Thinkstock Attention snowbirds, holiday travelers, and people who just aren’t ready to ditch their flip-flops Fall and winter are not without their benefits. These times of the year afford brisk walks without the incessant need to slap away f...
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

How Medically Accurate is Your Favorite Hospital Show?

Credit: NBC/Universal Television shows about doctors and hospitals are a common guilty (or not-so-guilty) pleasure, if ratings and the sheer number of them are any indication. But have you ever wondered exactly how accurate these fictional hospitals ...
Lara DeSanto

What's Vestibular Neuritis? Inside Lin-Manuel Miranda's Illness

Credit: Wikimedia Commons Musical theater and hip-hop fans alike may know the name Lin-Manuel Miranda — the mastermind behind the musical “Hamilton” that hit Broadway in 2015 and has racked up 11 Tony Awards since then. Miranda played the title chara...
Lara DeSanto

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