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A Traveler's Worst Nightmare: Getting Sick on Vacation

John Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
John Blumenthal

You've been looking forward to your European jaunt for months; you're all packed; you board the plane; you register at the hotel; you do some sightseeing; you eat dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the city; the next morning you have a scratchy throat; by nightfall you have a fever.

Fever Win 1st WNBA Title

AP | CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Tamika Catchings finally has the only title that was missing from her incredible basketball resume – a WNBA championship. ...

What Two Pediatricians Say NOT to Worry About

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

There's no way to take all the worry out of parenthood. Use love as a guiding principle, ask for help when you're stumped, and we promise (hope) you will worry less.

Is Fever Dangerous in Children?

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2012 | Parents
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

What should parents do when their child comes down with a fever?

Why Fevers Aren't Always So Bad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

A new study adds more reason to why our bodies employ fevers as a defense against sickness. Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute found t...

Mother Gets Prison Time For Smearing Human Fecal Matter On Daughter's IV Catheter

AP | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

AUSTIN, Texas -- An Austin woman who authorities say was caught on tape smearing human feces on her then-3-year-old daughter's IV catheter was sentenc...

Food-Borne Illnesses: How to Ensure That Your Food is Safe

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

What causes food-borne illnesses? And more importantly, what concrete steps can you take to ensure that your food is safe? Read on to learn how you can decrease your risk of suffering from a food-borne illness.

Epidemic Of Fever Phobia: The Facts On Why Fever Is Your Friend

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A fever enables the body to increase its production of interferon, an important antiviral substance that is critical for fighting infection. Fever also increases white blood cell mobility and activity, which are instrumental factors in fighting infection.

Swine Flu Death Toll In India Reaches 17

The Times of India | TIMESOFINDIA.COM 12 August 2009, 05:11pm IST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PUNE: A 48-year-old driver died of swine flu Wednesday afternoon, as the Sassoon Hospital here registered the fifth death of the day from the H1N1 Swi...