How long can the 2019 novel coronavirus live on surfaces? Could it be in my food? A family medicine physician explains what we do (and don’t) know so far.
The stomach flu isn’t the flu. It’s really norovirus. And it’s super contagious. Here’s the right way to clean your house if someone in your house comes down with a bout of norovirus.
Mobile phones have more germs than a toilet seat. Gross! Clean your phone daily to prevent spreading germs to others. Here’s the right way to do it.
If you’re sick, there are polite, considerate and safe ways to manage your symptoms, while also protecting those around you. Follow these tips for good cough etiquette.
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Worried about the spread of germs and catching something on your next trip? Follow these 8 tips so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight.
A new study just found that an antibiotic-resistant form of E. coli is often spread because people don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. Head to the sink as we tell you how to properly wash up after using the loo.
Do kids in daycare get sick more often than other kids? Our expert weighs in.
Washing your hands often and well is an important step in preventing flu and other illnesses. But the way your dry your hands can unintentionally spread bacteria.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Family medicine specialist Daniel Allan, MD, fields this one about how long norovirus lingers.
Are you washing your bras enough? Not even sure how often that should be? Dermatologist Alok Vij, MD, explains exactly what constitutes a “wear” of a bra — and how to balance proper care of the fabric with the removal of skin debris, oils and sweat.