So many of us or our family members have experienced this relatively mild though distressing infection. Pinworm is the most common worm infection in North America with up to 50% of some groups of school...

Some of us travel to Central and South America for various reasons. Some go to volunteer at a medical hospital or to help out in a poor rural community. Others go for jungle and environmental adventures. While...

I bet a lot of you are like me when you watch the TV show House, you probably sit there and try to figure out what obscure disease their patient has. Well, I was watching an episode the other day (must...

Recently the New York City Department of Health reported two devastating infections in children in Brooklyn. One child, a newborn, as of this writing, has severe permanent brain damage. The other, a teenager,...