Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tips to avoid traveler's diarrhea

Millions of people traveling internationally experience traveler's diarrhea every year. And, during spring break, that number is especially high for Americans, who may have symptoms ranging from mild to severe, as they travel ...

Health

Stay safe in the water this spring break

(HealthDay)—For many Americans, spring break is a good time to head for a beach, lake or pool, which means it's also time to start thinking about water safety.

Pediatrics

Kids are at risk for sun damage during spring break

As families prepare to escape the winter weather for somewhere warmer this spring break, they should exercise caution when exposing their skin to the sun after a long winter indoors. Loyola University Health System (LUHS) ...

Health

College women: Have a healthy spring break

(HealthDay)—Spring break offers college women—and men—a welcome respite from the pressures of school, but they need to make sure they protect their health while having fun.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mumps outbreak at Ohio State grows to 23 cases

Health officials say 23 cases of mumps are confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University. Eighteen students and a staff member are among those infected.

Health

Portrayal of spring break excess may be stereotypes gone wild

The popular perception that college students are reaching new levels of self-indulgence and risky behavior during spring break excursions may be based on media coverage and scholarship that oversimplifies what has become ...

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