What patients and families need to know
The body has several ways to maintain normal body temperature. The organs involved in helping with temperature regulation include the brain, skin, muscle, and blood vessels.
Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mononucleosis, mono, or glandular fever, is characterized by swollen lymph glands and chronic fatigue.
Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season.
Lyme disease (LD) is a multi-stage, multi-system bacterial infection caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, a spiral shaped bacterium that is most commonly transmitted by a tick bite.
Meningitis is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection that invades the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF).
If you’re having any kind of sex, it’s important for you to stay informed about STIs. To get started, take a look at the information and resources we have compiled to educate you about sexually transmitted diseases.
Staphylococcus (Staph) is a germ that lives in our noses and on our skin. An infection can happen when the skin is open from a scratch or cut or an insect bite. MRSA are Staphylococcus bacteria that have become resistant to certain antibiotics, like penicillin, amoxicillin or augmentin.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic bacterial infection that usually infects the lungs, although other organs are sometimes involved.