Infection Control


Coronavirus Roundup: Loss of Taste, Smell Linked...

ENT Doctors: Sudden Loss of Smell or Taste may be a Symptom of COVID-19 A reduced sense of smell or taste could be a symptom...

March 27, 2020 / 3 min read


Tele-Health and Coronavirus: See a Doctor from...

Overall, most cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, involve mild symptoms, including fever and a dry cough, that can be home-treated without medical intervention....

March 6, 2020 / 2 min read


Coronavirus (COVID-19): State, Healthcare Leaders Responding to...

Updated April 2: National and local health officials are responding to community outbreaks of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which originated in...

March 3, 2020 / 4 min read


When Does a Runny Nose Require Medical...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually a normal process during a...

January 21, 2020 / 2 min read


Cold vs. Flu: The Lowdown on Upper...

“Upper respiratory infections” is how many physicians refer to the type of illness that is the No. 1 reason for Americans missing school or work....

December 26, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat,...

December 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked Lung...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza (the flu) in the U.S....

November 29, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise; Mosquito-borne...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted...

November 22, 2019 / 4 min read


Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019: Three Ways South...

Antibiotics are unlike other drugs. Rather than working on people, they target the microbes that make people sick. Unfortunately, the more we expose microbes to...

November 21, 2019 / 3 min read