Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Registered dental hygienist Henry Iffland, RDH, answers this one.
No one likes being sick, but can you really ward off a virus? An expert explains the steps you can take to help reduce your chances of getting a virus or spreading one.
Cold weather brings a rise in upper respiratory infections — sneezing, coughing and stuffy heads. These symptoms and others bring a common request from my patients: Can I get antibiotics? The answer is not always yes.
If you think you’re getting extra protection from an antibacterial soap, you might be surprised to learn that these products offer no special prevention against germs — and may be harmful.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
Mascara and eyeliner can enhance your eyes, but there are dangers you should know about. Get 7 tips on how to keep your eyes healthy when you use makeup.
The microbiome — the genome of the bacteria that lives on and in your body — offers clues on why and how disease starts and spreads.
Bacteria, whether in swimming pools, water parks or lakes, can cause recreational water illnesses like diarrhea and skin infections. Here are three ways to lower your chances of getting sick.