Posts Tagged ‘bacteria’

Should You Take A TB Test?

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Have you ever been tested for tuberculosis (TB)? TB typically spreads through the air when someone infected speaks, sneezes, or coughs. It generally damages the lungs but can also attack other body parts. While TB doesn’t seem to be much of an issue in the U.S. compared to the rest of the world, it turns…

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Dealing With Eye Infections

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Anyone who’s suffered from eye infections knows that they’re annoying. But they probably don’t know that they can also be dangerous. While they don’t always require “opthalmology care” or the expertise of Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation, they shouldn’t be neglected. How Eye Infections Happen Eye infections are caused by fungi, bacteria, and viruses and can…

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Global health is at risk. It’s hasn’t even been a century since Fleming’s wonder drug – penicillin became a household name, but researchers fear that its days are numbered. This week marks the annual World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), in which we take time to spread awareness and knowledge about proper use of antibiotics and…

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