Infections

Infections

Germs have gotten a bad rap. Some of them are actually good for us, like the ones in our intestines that help us break down

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Tooth Abscess

Kaye Wellborn* will never forget her first — and last — abscessed tooth. The San Francisco 49ers had just won the Superbowl, and a huge,

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Toothache

Most of us have been there: What starts as a dull ache or uncomfortable jolt when you sip your ice tea signals the onset of

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Giardia

There’s a reason why veteran hikers and campers never drink directly from lakes or streams, no matter how clean and pure the water may look.

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Mad Cow Disease

What is this illness called ‘mad cow’ disease? The illness got its name because cows afflicted with it stumble around as if they’ve lost their

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