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10 Signs You May Have West Nile Virus

Did you know that 80-percent of people bitten by a West Nile-carrying mosquito show no symptoms of the disease? The ...

Survivor Star Lisa Welchel Infected With West Nile Virus

Lisa Welchel has confirmed via Twitter that she has a confirmed case of West Nile Virus.  Her post read, “Dr. ...

West Nile Virus Remains a Risk This Winter

Statistics released on November 7, 2012 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a scary reality when ...

Aerial Spraying Delays Potentially Add to West Nile Virus Epidemic

Mike Clark, a doctor from North Texas, is now the patient since being infected with the West Nile virus. ...

New Mosquito-borne Virus Spreading North to U.S.

Many of us are familiar with the West Nile Virus, which can be contracted after being bitten by a mosquito. ...

66 Year Old Man Dies of West Nile

An Alberta man, 66-year-old Ron Sept died on October 4 due to a mere mosquito bite. ...

Signs and Symptoms of Encephalitis

Encephalitis is a rare, but very serious infection that causes swelling in the brain. Many types of viruses can cause ...

Are You a Cyberchondriac?

Aside from the threat of Ebola, Enterovirus D68 sweeping through schools, swine flu proliferating livestock, and a surge of this ...

Help and Healing in the Heat

Picture a mom and dad enjoying a glorious day at the beach with their two kids, aged five and seven. ...

The Mosquito Returns: What You Need to Know

It’s finally starting to warm up here in northern North America. ...

8 Vaccines Essential for Travel

Your bags are packed and you’re ready to set out on a big adventure to a far off destination. ...

7 Summer Pests that Can Bug You the Most

The summer months are when everyone comes out of their holes, but unfortunately so does a variety of summer pests. ...

12 Probiotic Foods That Can Help with Digestion

The idea that you have live microorganisms called “probiotics” living in your stomach and intestines might sound a little creepy ...

15 Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack

Gallbladder attacks are downright scary! Often mistaken for a heart attack, when the gallbladder is unhealthy, this small digestive organ ...

15 Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or ...