Infectious Disease

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Do You Need A Vaccine Booster?

: How to determine if you need a vaccination booster, even as an adult, and why previously eradicated diseases are on the rise.

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Have You Gotten Your Hepatitis A Vaccine?

: As the number of hepatitis A cases continues to rise across Michigan, people are urged to get vaccinated against the disease. Here's what you need to ...

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Alternative Mosquito Repellent Options

: The search for a better mosquito repellent alternatives goes on, and the market for more natural approaches is buzzing. Here are some options.

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Heading Outdoors? Watch Out For Ticks

: This summer, follow these tips to protect yourself from ticks when you head outdoors, and learn what to do if you find a tick or suspect a tick bite.

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Avoiding Antibiotic Overuse

: To safeguard your health (and get well if you’re ill!), here are 7 tips to minimize antibiotic overuse and understand the risks.

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Is Double-Dipping Really Dangerous?

: It's a social no-no for good reason. Double-dipping may pose health risks for those next in the dipping line. Learn more from an infectious diseases e...

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What’s the Dirt On Antibacterial Soap?

: The FDA recently banned antibacterial soap for consumers. An infectious disease expert explains why and what you need to know about proper hand hygien...

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Be Smart About Antibiotic Use

: Antibiotics are not effective against viral infections like the cold, flu and upper respiratory infections. In fact, taking them for a virus can cause...

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Meningitis: What Parents & Students Need To Know

: It’s time for college students to head off to school, either returning to campus or moving in for the first time. There’s a lot to do befo...

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