Transmitted by the bite of an infected tick, this illness is widespread in some parts of the country - especially during warmer weather.
Here are some tips to protect your family from tick bites—and from Lyme, which is prevalent in some areas of the country—especially during the warmer months.
Did you know that certain viral infections are more common during the summertime? For example, enteroviruses are common causes for "summer colds," fevers and rashesespecially in kids.
Upcoming vacation or business trip? You may be concerned about exposure to viruses on airplanes; but do you need to worry? Find out.
According to the CDC, West Nile virus is usually spread by mosquitoes. Here are some steps you can take to reduce your family's risk.
"Did you wash your hands?" Oh, how right your mother was!
Viral hepatitis is one of the most common causes of liver inflammation. Are you at risk?
Pertussis infection can be dangerous in young kids and is becoming more common in the U.S.