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Vibrio Vulnificus: The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Affecting humans and primates, Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacillus found in warm, shallow ocean water. First discovered in 1979, this organism is common in the Gulf of Mexico as well as parts of the East and West Coasts...

Allergic to Peanuts? Learn About Peanut Allergy Symptoms and Treatment

Allergic to peanuts? A common condition, peanut allergies are unfortunately on the rise in this country. In fact, the affliction now impacts nearly 2.5% of all children in the United States, though about 20% of those young people go on...

What Is Hantavirus? Symptoms and Treatments

Hantavirus might not be a common disease—in fact, only 728 cases had been reported as of January 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Still, the condition is not one to be viewed lightly. An infectious disease transmitted by...

What Is Shingles: Causes, Symptoms and Contagiousness

Shingles cases are on the rise. In the United States, it is estimated that one in three people will succumb to the illness at some point in life. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the reasons for the...

Egg Allergy: Symptoms and Healthy Egg Alternatives

The amino acid balance of egg protein is almost perfect to meet human requirements. Eggs furnish such a good and complete source of amino acids and protein that they  provide the gold standard for all foods. While eggs are at...

What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs, Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease

“Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Many of us heard this phrase throughout childhood and probably dismissed it as a silly way to tuck kids into bed. But, believe it or not, bed bugs are real. Kissing bugs are real...

Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A 9-Step Plan

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating long-term illness, yet its cause remains a mystery. CFS is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID)—a new name that some health advocates insist more aptly describes the...

Is Your Sore Throat Strep?

You know the feeling: that tell-tale tickle in the back of your throat that turns into a scratchy sensation and finally a raw pain that keeps you up at night. The good news is not all sore throats are cause...

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