Infection Control


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


Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than Earlier...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

November 14, 2019 / 2 min read


Measles Can Erase Immune System’s Memory, Resulting...

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world, and beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins in the head area, measles...

November 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot and making sure your kids...

September 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions You...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...

July 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Latest on ‘Too Much Sitting’; Toxins...

Americans are Still Sitting for Too Long Or Less Active, New Research Shows Despite awareness campaigns and recommendations from doctors, dietitians and fitness trainers, Americans...

April 26, 2019 / 4 min read