When it comes to preventing the spread of COVID-19, how cautious should you be about surfaces in your home, packages on your doorstep and visitors for the holidays? An infectious disease specialist explains.
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.
Pink eye is more common in the winter months. Get top tips for preventing conjunctivitis.
Kitchen items are frequently cross-contaminated during meal prep. Our expert outlines the top kitchen contaminators and how to make sure you don’t get sick.
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