The Zika virus is spread through the bite of a mosquito. Sexual transmission has now been reported as well. Common symptoms include fevers, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. Symptoms are similar to the better known Dengue virus, although milder. Symptoms can last for several days to a week and is...read on
When a child is sick, the phrase “They took her to Seattle” is like a signpost that tells you the situation is very serious. But these words are also hopeful. Seattle Children’s Hospital is one of the best in the world, and you know children who go there will get the highest level of care. A...read on
Here’s a true-or-false quiz to test your savvy about traditional health lore:
You lose most of your heat through your head: T or F.
Coffee stunts children’s growth: T or F.
Drinking milk can make you produce more mucus: T or F.
These statements, which are all false, have been around so long you...read on