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Dengue in Florida

August 12, 2019

It’s always a good idea to check for diseases before you travel. Case in point: there have been two confirmed cases of locally transmitted Dengue Fever in Florida this summer, and officials expect more. Florida is tropical—it has the right climate to host the mosquitoes that carry Dengue, Zika, Yellow Fever, and Chikungunya (Chik-V). When […]

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This summer, there’s more to watch out for than the usual heat: a bigger snake population, an outbreak of a dog illness, and ticks. Here’s how to keep not just you, but your furry friends safe and healthy this summer with safety tips, immune support from colloidal silver, and more. If you didn’t already know, […]

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Checking In On Ebola

May 10, 2019

It’s getting worse, not better. Ebola in the Congo is infecting people in the double digits daily. Aid workers aren’t able to trace the route of Ebola from patient to patient, and are under attack from the local violence (which is also scaring away people who need treatment, further spreading Ebola). And their projections must […]

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MRSA, E. coli, pneumonia, and now Candida auris… with a growing list of superbugs, should hospitals let people know about outbreaks before they become patients? People who’ve caught an infection give that an emphatic yes. While it may not always be avoidable, many are looking at their options when dealing with hospitals, superbugs, and all […]

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Ebola: A World Away?

March 25, 2019

The second largest Ebola outbreak is still growing, with more than a thousand cases so far (the biggest Ebola outbreak spanned 3 years, from 2013-16, and had over 11,000 cases). An increased population, fighting (including 5 attacks on medical aid centers in the last month), and shifting populations is making control of the outbreak near […]

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