Health

Could Legionnaires' bacteria lurk in idled buildings?

Many businesses are closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and some building managers have shut off water and air conditioning to conserve resources. Unfortunately, warmth and lack of clean water flow can contribute ...

Health

7 tips to prevent accidents at your home

(HealthDay)—When it comes to your home, safety first is a good rule to follow. And there are many steps you can take to limit home accidents.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The summer risk of Legionnaires' disease

Legionnaires' disease is the disease is caused by bacterium called Legionella, which is found most often in fresh water. Symptoms include pneumonia and, in some cases, the infection can be deadly.

Cardiology

Six things that raise your blood pressure

Keeping your pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, like exercise, that help lower it. But, you may not realize that it also means avoiding things that raise your pressure. A healthy blood pressure level ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong probes deadly bug at government offices

Hong Kong officials said Wednesday the discovery of a bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease at the new government complex was "under control", while it was probing the source of the deadly bug.

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