Hand, foot and mouth disease is very common. It usually affects infants and children under the age of 10. Because hand, foot, and mouth disease is infectious, it can sometimes make adolescents and adults sick, too.
Did you know that infections caused by common bacteria or fungus found in your mouth and elsewhere in your body can sometimes put your heart at risk? Learn more.
Recent cases of Zika virus are prompting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to, for the first time, warn people about traveling to an area within the continental United States.
Think measles is just a kids’ issue? Think again. Here’s why adults need to be equally concerned.
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Wounds that won’t heal are a serious threat for patients with diabetes and diseases of the arteries and veins. When not proactively managed, wounds may lead to limb amputations. Saving limbs involves a multidisciplinary approach to care. Vascular surgeon Lee Kirksey, MD, is a leader in the Limb Salvage Program of the Cleveland Clinic Heart … Read More
We’re in the midst of one of the largest West Nile virus outbreaks ever seen in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Forty-seven states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds or mosquitoes. Infectious disease physician Adarsh Bhimraj, MD, says some people are at higher risk than others, particularly … Read More