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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Fever in Adults

Adults usually don’t spend much time worrying about fevers — unless they happen to have a sick child. But children aren’t the only ones who

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E. Coli Infections

In its natural habitat — the digestive tracts of humans and other animals — Escherichia coli is just another bacterium in a sea of mostly

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Yellow Fever

What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a tropical disease caused by the yellow fever virus. It is spread by certain types of mosquitoes. There

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