Infection Control


Romaine Lettuce and E. Coli Outbreak: What...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) has taken a rare step by urging the public to avoid romaine lettuce altogether, unless you know...

April 24, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer prevention for their children, particularly...

April 6, 2018 / 4 min read


As Flu Season Eases Up, Doctors Still...

Flu levels in the United States have peaked and are on the decline, according to the latest report issued Friday by the U.S. Centers for...

March 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you if you’re trying to lose...

February 23, 2018 / 5 min read


Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than 100 percent compared to the...

February 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida is one of 49 states...

February 1, 2018 / 3 min read


Airborne Threat: Flu May Be Spread By...

Until now, most experts dealing with infectious diseases have said the flu virus spreads mainly by droplets formed when people with the flu cough, sneeze...

January 24, 2018 / 3 min read


The Common Cold: Myths vs. Facts (Infographic)

Most people know the signs and symptoms of the common cold – sore throat, runny nose, coughing and sneezing. But did you know that a...

December 19, 2017 / 2 min read


Mosquito Protection: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Even with a somewhat diminished Zika threat — for now — mosquito season remains in full swing for South Florida through September and precautions are...

August 21, 2017 / 3 min read