Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to know about flesh-eating bacteria

Though warmer temperatures bring excitement for more water activities, they also can bring worries about safety surrounding those activities. An infectious diseases expert at Baylor College of Medicine shares what you need ...


Helping children clean up their hand-washing skills

One of the best way to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, influenza and other infectious diseases is by washing your hands. It can be easy for children (and adults) to forget what it takes to wash well.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Symptoms, treatment and prevention of swimmer's itch

Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash that can occur after you go swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt ...

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