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  • Malaria

    Malaria is a serious disease caused by parasites that are carried by mosquitos. It is most common in countries with…

  • Recognizing Newborn Illnesses

    Signs of serious illness in newborns can be subtle. Learn what to look for so you know when to call…

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. It affects people with weak immune systems because of HIV infection and…

  • Histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus that lives in soil. People get infected by breathing in spores from…

  • Protecting Your Family During Cold and Flu Season

    Cold and flu season runs from about October to March. Learn how to prepare and protect your family.

  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    A urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs from a buildup of bacteria. Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention of…

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It can cause fever, joint and muscle aches, and a “bull’s-eye”…

  • Dehydration

    Dehydration happens when your body doesn’t get enough fluids for it to work properly. It can happen after vomiting, diarrhea,…

  • Blood Poisoning

    What is blood poisoning? Blood poisoning (bacteremia) happens when bacteria enter your bloodstream. It is potentially a very serious condition that can lead to organ failure and even death. Do not be confused by the name. Blood poisoning does not involve actual poison. The bacteria